Adding a Trading Pair
How to add a new trading pair locally to the Rubicon App
The Rubicon protocol is permissionless: the order book contract supports trading of any ERC-20 tokens!
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You can add a trading pair with a new token locally to the Rubicon App in just a few steps:
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    Select the Token Menu at the top of the Trade page:
  2. 2.
    Choose the Quote Token you want for the new Trading Pair:
  3. 3.
    Click Add Token and paste the contract address of the new token. Make sure to add the correct address for the token on Optimism, verify this on the Optimism block explorer:
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    Once you paste the token address and add it, you will see the new trading pair on your menu:
  5. 5.
    Select the new pair to view the new order book and start placing limit orders:
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Building liquidity for a new order book can be difficult. On a new pair, you may need to be the first one to add liquidity by placing limit orders on the book
Rubicon market makers monitor new pairs and can add support for a pair if it gains traction. The team is working on a more permanent solution that allows anyone to create a new liquidity pool, trading pair, and initialize an order book in a single transaction.
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Join our Discord and let us know in the #suggestions channel what tokens/pairs Rubicon should support next!
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