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Introducing: Cheap & quick trading on Layer 2

Trade on Ethereum for low fees

Edward Wilson
Dec 23, 2021

You can now get low cost, high speed trading in your Argent zkSync account. We've integrated with ZigZag Exchange to make it possible.

Trading on Ethereum mainnet can regularly cost tens of dollars in network fees, making it too expensive for most people. Our new trading feature solves that.

There's a flat fee of just $1 per trade, including network fees. The fee goes to ZigZag, not Argent.

There's still a limited range of assets available (see below for the list) but in the coming weeks you'll get access to many more.

Low fee, easy and secure trading with Argent on Layer 2

How to trade with Argent 

It's as easy as:

  1. Open the Argent app 
  2. Tap ‘Trade
  3. Select the asset you want to trade in exchange for another
  4. Tap ‘Proceed’
  5. Tap ‘Buy’ 

Shortly after, your transaction will be completed. Quick and easy with low fees, the way DeFi should be. 

What can you buy?

Currently, you can only trade a limited amount of pairs with ZigZag, they are:

  • ETH
  • USDT
  • USDC
  • WBTC
  • DAI
  • FRAX

As mentioned earlier, you'll get easy access to more tokens early next year.

Fees

ZigZag has a flat rate of $1 per trade.

Further information

Risks
  • As always in crypto and DeFi, you should do your own research before using a product. 
  • ZigZag is a relatively new product and is the first and only DEX on zkSync. They are currently unaudited but you can find their GitHub here
  • zkSync, the Layer 2 network, is in Beta.
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Disclaimer: This blog post is for informational purposes and is not financial advice. Investing in cryptocurrencies and DeFi involves risk and can result in you losing money. 

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