Litecoin to Australian Dollar Exchange Rate

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Litecoin’s history

2017 was a busy year for Litecoin (LTC). In the year up to 24 December 2017, LTC saw a 9,000% increase in price. Hovering at around the US$4 mark until April of that year, LTC then saw its price increase significantly, peaking at US$375 on 19 December 2017.

Litecoin was created in 2011 by former Google employee Charlie Lee, and he has led the LTC development community ever since. On 20 December 2017, Lee shocked the cryptocurrency world when he announced the sale of his LTC holdings on a popular cryptocurrency forum. Not only did this cause worry with those who owned LTC, but it also came just a day after LTC’s all-time high.

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Name Product Wallet type Supported Cryptocurrencies
Mobile
Web
BTC, LTC, ETH, BAT, BCH, DASH, BTG, XRP
Buy, send and convert more than 35 currencies at the touch of a button.
Desktop Client
BTC, LTC, ETH, TRX, XMR, DGB, QTUM, XLM, ZEC, XRP, BCH, ETC, DASH, AWC, BTG, DOGE, TPAY, VET, VTHO, DCR, and 280+ more
Store, buy and sell 300+ cryptocurrencies using Atomic Wallet's in-built atomic swap exchange.
Hardware
BTC, BCH, BTG, ETH, ETC, LTC, DOGE, ZEC, XRP, DASH, STRAT, KMD, ARK, EXP, UBQ, VTC, VIA, NEO, XST, XLM, HSR, DGB, QTUM, PIVX, POSW, EOS, TRX, PPC, BTCP, ZEN, XZC, MIOTA, POA, RSK, kUSD, VET, ICX, PART, ONT, WAN
Securely store some of the world's most popular cryptocurrencies on the Ledger Nano S hardware wallet.
Hardware
BTC, BCH, BTG, LTC, DASH, DOGE, ETC, ETH, ERC20, NEM, NMC, ZEC, EXP, UBQ
TREZOR hardware wallet is a secure way to keep your cryptocurrency safe from hackers and malware.
Mobile
BTC, BCH, ETH, XRP, ETC, LTC, XLM, ADA, BTG, TRX, REP, BAT, DASH, DGB, DOGE, GNT, LSK, XMR, XEM, NEO, OMG, QTUM, SNT, STRAT, TRX, XVG, VTC, ZEC, ZRX
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Mobile
Web
BTC, BCH, LTC, ETH
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Desktop Client
Web
BTC, ETH, REP, ANT, BAT, EOS, SALT, CVC, DNT, SNT, SUB, TRX, OMG, BTM, DENT, PPT, MKR, DGD, QASH, ETHOS & 10+ more
Along with being a decentralised cryptocurrency exchange, Altcoin.io offers users access to its beta release atomic swap wallet.
Hardware
BTC, BCH, BTG, LTC, DASH, DOGE, ETC, ETH, ERC20, NEM, NMC, ZEC, EXP, UBQ
The next generation of hardware wallet from TREZOR, the Model T includes a host of new features including a touchscreen and improved processing.
Hardware
BTC, ETC, XRP, LTC, BCH, ERC20 Tokens
A mobile hardware wallet for iPhone or Android designed to offer wireless bluetooth transactions and cold storage.
Hardware
BTC, BCH, BTG, ETH, ETC, LTC, DOGE, ZEC, XRP, DASH, STRAT, KMD, EXP, UBQ, VTC, VIA, XST, XLM, HSR, DGB, QTUM, PIVX, POSW, TRX, PPC, BTCP, ZEN, POA, RSK, kUSD, WAN, MIOTA
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Sugi Wallet
Sugi Wallet
Hardware
Mobile
BTC, ETH, LTC, XRP, BCH, ERC20
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Hardware
BTC, BCH , DASH, DOGE, ETH, LTC, NMC
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Desktop Client
Mobile
Web
BTC, ETH, DASH, ETC, BCH, REP, LTC, ZEC, RSK, DGE, ICN, GNT, GNO, DGD, BCAP, CVC, STX, POE, MCI, QTUM, CFI, ART, PAY & 30+ more
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Desktop Client
BTC, BCH, BTG, LTC, ETH, DASH, ETC, VTC, FUN, DCR, EOS, ANT, GNO, OMG, BAT & 15+ more
Founded in July 2016, this free desktop wallet offers support for multiple cryptocurrencies including live chart tracking features.
Mobile
BTC, ETH, ETC, BTG, DOGE, LTC, LCC, BCH, DASH, NBT, PPC, RDD, MONA, DGB, DGC, NEOS, XVG, VTC, BTA, ABN & 100+ more
A multi-coin crypto wallet designed for storing multiple cryptocurrencies on your mobile, including bitcoin and Ethereum.
Desktop Client
Mobile
BTC
Electrum's desktop wallet is designed to efficiently store your BTC on multi-platforms like Windows, Mac and Linux.
Desktop Client
BTC
Armory is the only open-source wallet with cold storage and multi-signature support features to protect your cryptocurrency.
Desktop Client
Mobile
BTC
Developed for bitcoin storage only, GreenAddress offers two-factor authentication and protection of your digital assets.
Mobile
BTC
Bread, previously known as Breadwallet, is a free digital wallet app focused on protecting your personal privacy during BTC storage.
Desktop Client
Mobile
Web
BTC, BCH
Developed by BitPay to secure BitPay’s funds, Copay has quickly emerged as one of the leading wallet platforms on the market.
Mobile
Web
BTC, BCH, ETH
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Mobile
BTC
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Mobile
BTC, BCH, ETH, LTC, XMR, XRP, DASH, REP, WINGS, IND, XZC, FTC
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Mobile
Web
BTC, BCH
A web and mobile wallet designed to make it safe and easy to send, receive and store both Bitcoin Cash and bitcoin.
Desktop Client
ETH, ERC20
Securely store Ether and other digital assets on the official Ethereum wallet, otherwise known as the Mist wallet.
Web
ETH, ETC, EOS & ERC20 tokens
MyEtherWallet (MEW) is a free, open source tool for creating wallets that work with the Ethereum platform.
Daedalus Wallet
Daedalus Wallet
Desktop Client
ADA
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Mobile
ENJ, BTC, ETH, LTC, ERC20, ERC721, ERC1155
Developed by the Enjin Coin team, Enjin Wallet is a mobile multi-crypto wallet designed to be portable, secure and easy.
LoafWallet
LoafWallet
Mobile
LTC
Developed by the creators of Litecoin, LoafWallet allows you to securely store Litecoin on iOS and Android.
MetaMask Wallet
MetaMask Wallet
Web
ETH
A popular Ethereum wallet, MetaMask provides private key protection for sending and storing Ether.
LiteVault Wallet
LiteVault Wallet
Web
LTC
Store, send and receive LTC via the open source, web-based LiteVault wallet.
ethaddress Wallet
ethaddress Wallet
Paper
ETH
A free paper wallet to store your Ether with the security benefits of offline storage.
GateHub Wallet
GateHub Wallet
Web
XRP, BTC, BCH, ETH, ETC, REP, DASH, QAU, XAU
GateHub’s web wallet offers multi-currency support, in-built exchange features and market analytics.
Litecoin Core Wallet
Litecoin Core Wallet
Desktop Client
LTC
The official Litecoin wallet, Litecoin Core provides straightforward management of your LTC holdings.
Rippex Wallet
Rippex Wallet
Desktop Client
XRP
Purpose-built for XRP, the Rippex desktop wallet offers a simple interface and basic features.
Electrum-LTC Wallet
Electrum-LTC Wallet
Desktop Client
LTC
This basic desktop wallet is simple to use and offers a 12-word security passphrase for added security.
Toast Wallet
Toast Wallet
Desktop Client
Mobile
Web
XRP
Toast sets out to offer a multi-platform Ripple wallet that’s “simple enough for your grandma but safe enough for a Swiss banker”.
Cryptonator Wallet
Cryptonator Wallet
Mobile
Web
BTC, BCH, BLK, BCN, ETH, DOGE, DASH, EMC, LTC, XMR, EMC, VTC, PPC, XPM, RDD, XRP, XPY, ZEC
Cryptonator wallet allows you to store multiple world-leading cryptocurrencies online.
Stellar Desktop Client
Stellar Desktop Client
Desktop Client
XLM
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Stargazer Wallet
Stargazer Wallet
Desktop Client
Mobile
XLM
Conveniently send, receive and trade XLM on multiple devices with the Stargazer Stellar wallet.
Lobstr Wallet
Lobstr Wallet
Mobile
XLM
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Astral Wallet
Astral Wallet
Web
XLM
A Stellar web wallet allowing you to earn inflationary XLM every week based on your account balance.
NanoWallet
NanoWallet
Web
XRB
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Desktop Client
Mobile
BTC, ETH, EOS, TRX, FUN, VET, REP, OMG ERC20 tokens &500+ more
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Verge QT Wallet
Verge QT Wallet
Desktop Client
XVG
Exclusively for XVG storage, the Verge QT wallet offers added privacy features for transferring XVG.
Verge Electrum Wallet
Verge Electrum Wallet
Desktop Client
XVG
A lightweight way to store and manage your XVG holdings using Simple Payment Verification (SPV) technology.
Zcash Wallet
Zcash Wallet
Desktop Client
ZEC
Bitcoin Gold Core Wallet
Bitcoin Gold Core Wallet
Desktop Client
BTG
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Electron Cash Wallet
Electron Cash Wallet
Desktop Client
Mobile
BCH
Electron Cash wallet allows you to store BCH on your desktop and Android with multisig functionality security.
GUI Light Wallet
GUI Light Wallet
Web
MIOTA
This lightweight wallet is incorporated into IOTA’s graphical user interface (GUI), allowing fast access to your IOTA holdings.
Nostalgia Light Wallet
Nostalgia Light Wallet
Web
MIOTA
If you don’t want to use the GUI or your computer to run a full node when storing and managing IOTA, the Nostalgia Light wallet is worth considering.
IOTA Wallet
IOTA Wallet
Mobile
MIOTA
The official Android app for IOTA, this open-source wallet is free to download and conveniently manage your IOTA holdings.
NEM Mobile wallet
NEM Mobile wallet
Mobile
XEM
NEM Mobile Wallet allows you to send and receive NEM funds on multiple accounts via Android and iOS devices.
NEM NanoWallet
NEM NanoWallet
Desktop Client
XEM
Buy and sell XEM directly on your desktop via NEM Nano wallet's Changelly instant exchange feature.
Dash Core Wallet
Dash Core Wallet
Desktop Client
Mobile
DASH
The official Dash wallet, Dash Core is specifically designed to store, send and receive DASH on your desktop and iOS devices.
Dash Wallet
Dash Wallet
Mobile
DASH
Created by Hash Engineering, this Android app is explicitly for managing DASH assets with the option of offline payments via Bluetooth.
MyDashWallet
MyDashWallet
Web
DASH
A web interface connecting you to the Dash blockchain with InstantSend and PrivateSend features for DASH management.
MyMonero Wallet
MyMonero Wallet
Web
XMR
MyMonero is a popular online wallet for those who don’t want to use their computer to run a full node when storing and managing XMR.
Monero GUI Wallet
Monero GUI Wallet
Desktop Client
XMR
The official Monero desktop wallet, Monero GUI allows you to manage your XMR funds with private key encryption security.
Monerujo Wallet
Monerujo Wallet
Mobile
XMR
If you wish to manage your XMR on the go with private data security features, the Monerujo Android app is worth considering.
Mobile
ETH, ETC, ERC20, ERC223
Trust Wallet enables you to send and receive ETC and other cryptocurrencies, as well as participate in ICOs and airdrops.
ClassicEtherWallet
ClassicEtherWallet
Web
ETC
ClassicEtherWallet is an open source, JavaScript Chrome extension wallet for storing ETC with private key encryption.
Qtum Electrum Wallet
Qtum Electrum Wallet
Desktop Client
QTUM
The Qtum Electrum wallet supports QTUM storage with multi-signature support for increased security.
Qtum Core Wallet
Qtum Core Wallet
Desktop Client
Mobile
QTUM
The official desktop and mobile wallet for QTUM, Qtum Core enables you to send, receive and store your funds with support for smart contracts.
Qtum Web Wallet
Qtum Web Wallet
Web
QTUM
This official Qtum web wallet places a large emphasis on simplicity, presenting a basic user interface for QTUM fund management.
Bitpie Wallet
Bitpie Wallet
Mobile
BTC, ETH, LTC, QTUM, LSK, ZEC
A HD mobile wallet for buying and selling multiple cryptocurrencies through a built-in peer-to-peer exchange feature.
NanoWallet.io
NanoWallet.io
Web
XRB
Formerly known as RaiWallet, this open-source web wallet gives you control of your private keys for extra security when storing XRB.
Nano Wallet
Nano Wallet
Desktop Client
Mobile
XRB
Nano's official desktop and mobile wallets allow you to manage your XRB funds with private key encryption.
Lisk Nano Wallet
Lisk Nano Wallet
Desktop Client
LSK
A popular choice among LSK token holders, Lisk Nano provides simple LSK management through its minimal feature-set.
Lisk Core Wallet
Lisk Core Wallet
Desktop Client
LSK
If you're a developer or technically advanced user wanting to setup a full network node, this Lisk wallet is worth considering.
Lisk Hub Wallet
Lisk Hub Wallet
Desktop Client
Web
LSK
A user-friendly way to store and manage your LSK tokens with access to a blockchain explorer and other features.
Dogecoin Wallet
Dogecoin Wallet
Desktop Client
Mobile
DOGE
The official wallet for DOGE, Dogecoin Wallet enables DOGE management for Windows, Mac, Linux and Android users.
NEON Wallet
NEON Wallet
Desktop Client
NEO, GAS, RPX, DBC, QLC
An open source cross-platform wallet designed for simple storage and management of NEO, GAS and other NEP5 tokens.
NEO GUI
NEO GUI
Desktop Client
NEO, GAS
The official desktop wallet for NEO, this option allows you to interact with your NEO holdings through a graphical user interface.
O3 Wallet
O3 Wallet
Mobile
NEO, GAS & NEP5 tokens
Built specifically for NEO, the O3 wallet enables NEO management via iOS and Android with added UX features.
NEO Tracker
NEO Tracker
Web
NEO, GAS
A user-friendly online wallet for storing and managing your NEO and GAS holdings with private key encryption.
ICONex Wallet
ICONex Wallet
Web
ICX, ETH, ERC20 tokens

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Where to buy, sell and exchange cryptocurrency

Name Product Deposit methods Fiat Currencies Supported Cryptocurrencies
BPAY
Cash
Cryptocurrency
POLi
AUD
BTC, BCH, ETH, XRP, ADA, XEM, LTC, XLM, TRX, DASH, NEO, XMR, EOS, QTUM, BTG, LSK, ETC, XVG, SKY, NAS, LINK, GO & over 100+ more
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Credit card
Debit card
Neteller
PayPal
Yandex Money
USD
BTC, BCH, DASH, ETC, ETH, LTC, XRP, MIOTA, XLM, ADA, NEO, EOS, LCC, BNB
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Cash
Cryptocurrency
Electronic Funds Transfer
POLi
AUD
BTC, ETH, BCH, EOS, ZRX, AE, AION, REP, DGD, ICX, IOST, OMG, PPT, SNT, TRX, VET, ZIL, ZEC, LSK, DCR, SC, STEEM, GNT, DGB, BAT, KMD, BTG, ADA, DASH, ETC, OIST, LTC, XMR, XEM, NEO, ONT, QTUM, XRP
Buy 30+ cryptocurrencies using POLi, cash or Electronic Funds Transfer.
Bank transfer
Credit card
Debit card
Bank transfer (SEPA)
USD, GBP, AUD, EUR, INR, ARS, BRL, CAD, CNY. NZD, DKK, HKD, ILS, JPY, KES, CHF, MXN, NOK, PHP, PLN, SGD, SEK, AED
BTC, LTC, ETH, BCH, BAT, DASH, BTG, XRP, VOX
Buy, send and convert more than 35 currencies at the touch of a button.
Bank transfer
Cryptocurrency
AUD
BTC, ETH, BCH, ETC, LTC, POWR, ELF, IOST, CTXC, DTA
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BTC, XRP, USDT, ETH, NEB, XVG, TRX, NEBL, ETH, NEO, FUN, ETC, BCC, POE, DASH, ELF, ICX, BNB, ZRX, APPC & 80+ more
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Cryptocurrency
Debit card
POLi
AUD
BTC, ETH, LTC, XRP, BCH
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Credit card
Debit card
AUD, USD, EUR, GBP, CAD, CNY & 50+ more
BTC, BCH, ETH, LTC, ETC, ZRX, BAT
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Electronic Funds Transfer
SWIFT
AUD, NZD, USD
BTC, BCH, ETH, LTC, XRP, OMG, ZRX
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BPAY
POLi
USD, EUR, GBP, AUD
BTC, ETH, LTC, XRP, ZEC
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Cryptocurrency
Wire transfer
USD, EUR
BTC, BCH, BTG, IQ, TRX, GNT, AVT, DASH, DATA, EDO, EOS, ETC, ETH, LTC, MIOTA, NEO, OMG, QTUM, SAN, USDT, XMR, XRP, BAT, ZRX, FUN, MANA, SPANK, TNB, RLC, RCN, REP, ELF, AID, SNGLS, SNT, QASH, YOYO, MITH, ETP, XTZ, CNN, BOX, GOT, TKN, UTN
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Cash
POLi
AUD, GBP, USD
BTC, BCH, ETH, LTC, XRP, NEO, VEO & 400+ more
HiveEx.com is a global over-the-counter (OTC) cryptocurrency brokerage specialising in high-volume trades of $50,000+.
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Cryptocurrency
BTC, XBT, ADA, BCH, EOS, ETH, LTC, XRP
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Trade cryptocurrency derivatives with high liquidity for bitcoin spot and futures, and up to 100% leverage on margin trading.
Cash
Credit card
Debit card
Bank transfer (SEPA)
USD, EUR
BTC, ETH, ETC, BCH, LTC, ADA, QTUM, XRP
Buy coins like Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Litecoin and Bitcoin Cash with credit card.
Credit card
Debit card
USD, EUR, RUB
BTC, BTG, BURST, BYC, CANN, CFI, CLAM, CLOAK, CLUB, COVAL, CPC, CRB, CRW, CURE, CVC, DASH, DCR, DCT, DGB, DMD, DNT, DOGE, OMG & 140+ more
Use your credit or debit card to buy bitcoin and other cryptocurrency without having to verify your identity.
Credit card
Cryptocurrency
USD
BTC, BCH, MIOTA, XVG, NEO, ADA, XRP, TRX, ONT, ZIL, GAS, LTC, ZRX, QTUM, ETH, ETC, VET, ICX & 300+ more
CoinSwitch allows you to compare and convert over 250 cryptocurrencies across all exchanges.
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Debit card
USD, EUR
BTC, BCH, ETH, XMR, ZEC, DASH, XRP, ETC, LTC, DOGE, XLM,1ST, ADX, AMP, ANT, BAT, BCN, BNT, BTG, CFI, CVC & 70+ more
Access competitive crypto-to-crypto exchange rates for more than 35 cryptocurrencies on this global exchange.
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Cryptocurrency
MoneyGram
OKPAY
PayPal
Perfect Money
Western Union
USD, EUR, RUB
BTC, ETH, LTC
Buy and sell crypto and other digital currencies on this global fixed-rate exchange.
CoinJar Trading Exchange
BPAY
Cryptocurrency
POLi
AUD
BTC, ETH, LTC, XRP, ZEC
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Huobi Cryptocurrency Exchange
Cryptocurrency
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BTC, ETH, HT, LTC, PAI, BCH, XRP, DASH, IOST, EOS, TRX, ETC, OCN, ONT, ELF, ABT, CMT, ELA, ZEC, XZC, OMG & 75+ more
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Bithumb Cryptocurrency Exchange
Cryptocurrency
Wire transfer
KRW
BTC, BTG, BCH, DASH, ETC, LTC, EOS, XRP, ETH, QTUM, TRX, ICX, VET, XMR, ZEC, MITH, WAVES, WTC, ITC, LINK
A global platform where users can make KRW and cryptocurrency deposits to purchase up to 15 popular cryptocurrencies.
Coinbase Pro
Bank transfer (ACH)
Bank transfer (SEPA)
Wire transfer
USD, EUR, GBP
BTC, BCH, ETH, LTC, ETC, ZRX, BAT
Formerly known as GDAX, Coinbase Pro is a US-based exchange which offers fiat currency payment options, including wire transfer, ACH bank transfer and SEPA.
OKEx Cryptocurrency Exchange
Bank transfer
Cryptocurrency
WeChat
USD, CNY
BTC, ETH, LTC, EOS, TRX, ETC, BCH, TRUE, XRP, ABT, HSR, MITH, BTM, AUTO, IOST, & over 119+ more
Listing over 100 cryptocurrencies, OKEx offers its users a variety of payment methods and coins to choose from.
Kraken Cryptocurrency Exchange
Electronic Funds Transfer
Bank transfer (SEPA)
Wire transfer
USD, EUR, GBP, JPY, CAD
BTC, BCH, ETH, ADA, QTUM, ETC, XMR, DASH, LTC, XRP, XLM, REP, MLN, ZEC, USDT, GNO, EOS
Exchange multiple cryptocurrencies through a range of payment methods, including Electronic Funds Transfer, SEPA or Wire Transfer.
Liquid Cryptocurrency Exchange
Cryptocurrency
Bank transfer (SEPA)
Swapforex
AUD, EUR, JPY, USD, SGD
BTC, CRPT, ETH, XRP, BCH, NEO, QTUM, QASH, ETN, LIKE, EARTH, MRK, and 40+ more
Liquid is a unified, globally-sourced trading platform that bridges the worlds of fiat and crypto.
Bitstamp Cryptocurrency Exchange
Credit card
Cryptocurrency
Debit card
Bank transfer (SEPA)
Wire transfer
USD, EUR
BTC, BCH, LTC, ETH, XRP
A global cryptocurrency exchange that facilitates crypto to fiat transactions, where you can use EUR or USD to buy bitcoin and popular altcoins.
Poloniex Digital Asset Exchange
Cryptocurrency
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BTC, ETH, XRP, DOGE, XLM, ETC, STRAT, LTC, SC, DGB, BCH, LSK, XMR, LOOM, BAT & 50 more
Trade various coins through a global crypto to crypto exchange based in the US.
Exmo Cryptocurrency Exchange
Credit card
Cryptocurrency
Debit card
Payeer
Perfect Money
Bank transfer (SEPA)
Wire transfer
USD, EUR, RUB, PLN, UAH
BTC, BCH, ETH, ETC, XRP, KICK, DASH, WAVES, ZEC, XMR, LTC, DOGE, USDT, ADA, INK
A UK-based cryptocurrency platform that provides buyers with a wide variety of payment options.
YoBit Cryptocurrency Exchange
AdvCash
Cryptocurrency
Payeer
Perfect Money
USD, RUB
BTC, BTG, DASH, ETH, LTC, DOGE, WAVES, LSK, BCC, TRX, ABYSS, PAC, ZEC, XVG, EOS, ETC, RDD, TOKC, B2X, TTC & 400+ more
Pay in USD, RUB or trade crypto to crypto at this Russian-based cryptocurrency exchange with hundreds of coins listed.
KuCoin Cryptocurrency Exchange
Cryptocurrency
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BTC, BCH, DAG, ETH, XRP, EOS, LTC, ADA, TRX, NEO, ONT, STEEM, BTM, BCD, ZINC, VET, OLT, NUSD, LOC, ZEN & 50+ more
Browse a variety of coin offerings in one of the largest multi-cryptocurrency exchanges and pay in cryptocurrency.
Livecoin Cryptocurrency Exchange
Cryptocurrency
Payeer
Perfect Money
Qiwi
USD, EUR, RUB
BTC, BCH, ETH, LSK, LTC, XMR, XEM, DASH, BCC, CLOAK, EMC, NEO, TIME, SHIFT, STRAT, DOGE, DTR, DGB, VOX, ESC, MONA & 140+ more
Trade at an exchange that has an extensive offering over 160 coins and numerous fiat and altcoin currency pairs.
BitBay Cryptocurrency Exchange
Cryptocurrency
Express Polish Post Office 24/7
Express Zabka Market
Wire transfer
USD, EUR, PLN
BTC, BCC, BTG, LTC, ETH, LSK, GAME, DASH, KZC, XRP, XIN,ZEC,XMR
This Polish-based exchange offers a variety of accessible payment methods, including Express Polish Post Office 24/7 service and Express DotPay.
Cryptopia Cryptocurrency Exchange
Cryptocurrency
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BTC, BCH, ETH, LTC, DOGE, NEO, XMR, POWR, DASH, PIVX, XEM, OMG, GNT, ZEN, NRG, SMART & 500+ more
Buy and sell hundreds of cryptocurrencies with minimal verification on this all-in-one, New Zealand-based exchange.
Mercatox Cryptocurrency Exchange
Cryptocurrency
Payeer
Perfect Money
Yandex Money
USD, EUR, RUB
BTC, ETH, DCN, BCH, NIO, TRX, DASH, COB, DOGE, PRIX, DSR, XCPO, LTC, XRB, VERI, LOC, NUA, PKT, PPT, ICO & 80+ more
Supporting over 100 coins, you can exchange a variety of cryptocurrency pairs on this peer-to-peer platform.
BTC Markets Exchange
Bank transfer
BPAY
Osko
AUD
BTC, BCH, ETH, ETC, LTC, XRP, OMG, POWR
Browse the various coin offerings of this Australian based exchange, where coins can be purchased using AUD, LTC and BTC.
CryptoBridge Cryptocurrency Exchange
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What has caused LTC’s growth?

Despite Litecoin’s founder selling his stake, the cryptocurrency’s development has been managed quite successfully. The technology that supports LTC is very similar to bitcoin, but the developers made changes that allow LTC to achieve faster transaction speeds and reduced transaction costs. When using the best technology, transactions become almost instant anywhere in the world.

More efficient transactions have two effects on LTC’s price growth: mining the cryptocurrency becomes more profitable, which generates more efficient transaction speeds, and as transaction speeds increase and transaction costs are reduced, businesses and individuals have the ability to settle everyday transactions. This means that it's easier to use LTC as the currency has become more widespread.

The better transaction speeds and lower transaction costs occurred alongside a very effective marketing campaign. These have all been major factors in LTC’s adoption into the world’s busiest cryptocurrency exchanges. In May 2017, Coinbase and Bithumb both announced their decision to list LTC on their exchanges. Being the two largest exchanges in the world, these events, more than any other, have driven the rise in the price of LTC.

LTC’s market capitalisation, market cap for short, is the strongest measure of LTC's performance. Market cap is worked out by multiplying the total mined LTC by its price. LTC’s market cap has jumped from just over US$340 million on 1 April 2017, prior to its programming upgrades and major listing announcements, to as high as US$20 billion on 19 December 2017. That equals a 5,782% increase, which is a noteworthy figure considering 61,000 units, or three-quarters of total minable LTC, have already been mined.

What needs to be considered before buying Litecoin?

Only a total of 84 million units of LiteCoin can be mined into existence, which is 63 million units more that bitcoin’s 21 million minable units. The extra 63 million minable units of LTC was probably intended to give the cryptocurrency greater price stability. However, this was not the case and LTC began to experience greater price swings. This had to be expected in a cryptocurrency market that in 2017 saw the value of all cryptocurrencies increase from just under US$18 billion to over US$650 billion.

As well as upward pressure on price and market cap, there has also been pressure on transaction costs for LTC. This is a threat to the long-term prospects of LTC as a currency and as an investment tool. During the wild price swings the cryptocurrency market experienced from 8 December to 20 December 2017, LTC’s price increased by over US$220. Its transaction volume increased from an average of 20,000 transactions per day to as many as 160,000. The LTC community has never experienced this kind of pressure and it resulted in bottlenecked transactions. As the network struggled to process the transactions, transaction costs increased from US$0.094 to US$1.50 – an increase of 1,495%.

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What does it mean that its founder sold all of his Litecoin?

When Charlie Lee sold his entire LTC holdings at the end of December 2017, the resulting unexpected pressures were the first real test of LTC’s programming advances and the results are bound to worry its developers and its competitors. The effect on price stability and on transaction costs may mean that the hopes of LTC being a usable currency won't come to fruition.

It's important to keep an eye on how LTC handles these pressures. Mr. Lee has defended his move by saying his intentions were to avoid a conflict of interest as he continues his leadership of the LTC development community.

The programming changes and effective marketing strategies secured LTC’s place as one of the most influential cryptocurrencies of 2017 and are a direct result of Mr. Lee's leadership. His leadership is also a factor that heavily influences LTC’s future investment potential. Mr. Lee’s has been the driving force behind LTC’s price gains. However, his decision to sell all his LTC seems oddly timed and his intentions for selling are anybody’s guess. Keeping Mr. Lee’s excellent management skills in mind, it may be best to do as Mr. Lee does and not as Mr. Lee says.

Confidence in LTC, particularly moving past 2018, would be based purely on speculation. A potential buyer would be well advised to exercise a good deal of caution.


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