Update on XMR, ZEC, and DASH trading support

Abra will no longer support Monero (XMR), Zcash (ZEC), and Dash (DASH) starting Jan 12, 2021, instead of Jan 15, 2021, communicated to you earlier.  As our custody partner for these digital assets, Bittrex, will no longer be supporting these assets, Abra has no choice but to suspend the trading of these assets.  Customers who hold XMR, ZEC, and DASH must withdraw or exchange these to another asset on Abra before 5 pm PST on Jan 12, 2021.  We apologize for the inconvenience of changing

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XRP trading will be suspended for US customers starting Jan 15, 2021

Due to the recent SEC action against Ripple Labs, Inc. and the current regulatory uncertainty surrounding the status of XRP in the United States, Abra plans to suspend trading in XRP for US customers at 3 PM PST on Friday, Jan 15th, 2021. Until further notice, customers can continue to have access to their XRP wallet on Abra. Additionally, any withdrawals from the XRP wallet would also continue to be operational. Abra will continue to monitor legal developments related to XRP and update our customers

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Scheduled maintenance of Bitcoin (BTC) wallet [Update: Now scheduled for Dec 20]

Bitcoin (BTC) wallet on Abra will be offline for scheduled maintenance on Sunday, December 20 starting at 2:30 pm PT.  What can Abra customers expect during the scheduled maintenance?    Bitcoin (BTC) wallet on Abra will be offline for scheduled maintenance starting 2:30 pm PT on Sunday, Dec 20.  We expect the BTC wallet to be back by 5:30 pm PT. All customer assets will remain completely secure during this maintenance.     BTC held in the Abra Interest Account will continue to accrue interest during this period. Trading

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Introducing: Abra Global Crypto Marketplace – Buy Bitcoin and 650+ cryptocurrencies using Bank Transfer, Credit/Debit Card & more

We are very excited to announce the launch of our global Abra Crypto Marketplace offering an opportunity for nearly every investor across the globe to start investing in cryptocurrencies easily.  The marketplace is accessible on our website www.abra.com and offers a simple checkout experience for buying Bitcoin and 650+ cryptocurrencies (options vary by country) using a variety of payment methods available worldwide: Credit/Debit cards, Apple Pay, Google Pay and Samsung Pay: United States and other countries worldwide Bank transfers:  Australia (POLi, PayID/OSKO,BPAY) Canada (Interac)  Europe

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Abra will support Flare Network hard fork and Spark (FLR) distribution to XRP holders.

We are excited to announce that Abra will be supporting the distribution of Flare’s native Spark (FLR) token. We also plan to list both FLR and FXRP for trading in the Abra app.  What is the Flare Network? The Flare Network is a new decentralized network that brings full smart contract functionality to the XRP ecosystem. This means that any existing Ethereum application can be deployed on Flare, including Decentralized Finance (DeFi). FXRP allows XRP to be used trustlessly for the first time with full-fledged

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