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How to buy Celsius Network (CEL) in South Africa

A beginner's guide to buying and selling CEL in South Africa.

How to buy Celsius Network

Look for an exchange that supports both fiat and cryptocurrency to simplify buying Celsius Network.

  1. Open an account on an exchange that supports CEL.
    Jump to our table to compare popular options — just remember that most exchanges require an email address, phone number and proof of ID to register.
  2. Deposit funds into your account.
    Fund your account with a bank transfer, pay with a credit or debit card or deposit cryptocurrency from a crypto wallet to buy Celsius Network.
  3. Buy Celsius Network.
    Complete your Celsius Network purchase and then find the best wallet to store CEL.
Disclaimer: This is not an endorsement of cryptocurrency or any specific provider, service or offering. It is not a recommendation to trade.

What is Celsius Network?

Celcius is a cryptocurrency lending platform that allows users to earn interest on their cryptocurrency holdings, or borrow fiat money like Australian dollars or stablecoins by depositing their crypto as collateral. By using cryptocurrency as collateral, users are able to access cash without the need to sell their coins. The CEL token is used for a range of features on the platform, as well as the ability to earn it in return for lending. Lenders are also entitled to a higher rate of interest depending on the amount of CEL they hold in their wallet, while borrowers can also get a discount on their repayments by holding CEL tokens.

Celsius Network (CEL) is the 65th largest cryptocurrency in the world by market cap, valued at $2,405,256,851. The current price of Celsius Network is $5.68, which is -0.028% lower than yesterday. Prices have ranged between $5.73 and $5.62 over the past 24 hours. All prices are listed in US dollars and accurate as of October 17, 2021 11:10 UTC.

Where to buy Celsius Network

Find an exchange to buy, sell and trade CEL by comparing deposit methods, supported fiat currencies and fees. Select Go to site to sign up directly with the provider.

Name Product Deposit methods Fiat Currencies Cryptocurrencies
Gate.io Cryptocurrency Exchange
Gate.io Cryptocurrency Exchange
Cryptocurrency
USD, EUR, GBP, HKD, SGD, AUD, CHF, MXN

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cryptocurrencies

Finder exclusive: New users get $90 worth of Gate.IO points and an airdrop of $5 in GateTokens if trade volume exceeds $100 in their first week. T&Cs apply.
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Is it a good time to buy Celsius Network?

The technical analysis gauge for Celsius Network displays real-time ratings for the timeframes you select. This is not a recommendation to buy, sell or trade. It represents a technical analysis of Celsius Network based on the most popular technical indicators: Moving Averages, Oscillators and Pivots. Finder might not concur and takes no responsibility.

This chart is not advice or a guarantee of success. Rather, it gauges the real-time recommendations of three popular technical indicators based on the performance of Celsius Network: moving averages, oscillators and pivots. Finder is not responsible for how CEL performs.


Celsius Network at a glance

Information last updated October 17, 2021 11:10 UTC.
Coin symbol CEL
Coin Marketcap US$2,405,256,851
Total CEL supply 695,501,305
Circulating CEL 423,415,980
Current price US$5.68
All time high date December 07, 2018
Notable team members Alex Mashinsky, S. Daniel Leon, Nuke Goldstein
Partnerships Alpha Sigma Capital, Fireblocks, Bitfinex
Industry Yield farming
Token uses Utility token
Network Ethereum

Celsius Network price performance over time

Historical prices compared with the price of US$5.68.

1 hour -0.67%
24 hours -0.03%
7 days -0.07%
14 days -0.48%
30 days -1.75%
60 days -1.27%
200 days 3.68%
1 year -8.82%

How to sell Celsius Network

You can cash out your CEL with the same exchange you bought it through:

  1. Sign in to the exchange you have CEL on.
    If you store your Celsius Network in a digital wallet, compare crypto exchanges to sell it on.
  2. Place a sell order.
    Choose the amount of CEL you'd like to sell.
  3. Complete your transaction.
    Confirm the sell price and fees and close your sale of Celsius Network.

What to consider when buying Celsius Network

The CEL token is used as part of a real-world business, which means you need to consider the risks associated with the underlying product as well as with cryptocurrencies in general.
  • Customer or speculator?: If you plan to use the token on the platform, then you need to keep a few things in mind. In particular, you may want to calculate the amount of tokens you will need to receive discounts and bonuses, whether you are going to pay fees for using the token and what is required to earn additional tokens.
  • Legal: Celsius is based in the US where cryptocurrency regulation is still ongoing and something of a grey area currently. As such, any crypto-related businesses may face challenges in the future depending on how the regulatory environment unfolds.
  • Competitors: The crypto-lending space is becoming an increasingly popular field, with rival CeFi platforms such as Nexo, Crypto.com and BlockFi all having a strong presence in the space.
  • Tokenomics: When assessing whether a token is a good long-term hold, you should consider what the token is used for, whether tokens are burnt when used (destroyed) and how new tokens are distributed. Keep in mind that Celsius users are rewarded with new tokens for using the platform, which will inflate the supply over time. On the flip side, users are motivated to hold a certain number of tokens for rewards, which may reduce availability in the open market.

Disclaimer: Cryptocurrencies, including Celsius Network, are speculative, complex and involve significant risks – they are highly volatile and sensitive to secondary activity. Performance is unpredictable and past performance of CEL is no guarantee of future performance. Consider your own circumstances, and obtain your own advice, before relying on this information. You should also verify the nature of any product or service (including its legal status and relevant regulatory requirements) and consult the relevant Regulators' websites before making any decision. Finder, or the author, may have holdings in the Celsius Network or any other cryptocurrency discussed.


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