BitShares is a decentralized exchange where you can buy and sell digital of fiat assets in a secure environment. All assets available on exchange are kept in SmartCoins, a cryptocurrency
that keeps the initial value of an asset or even increase it in some situations. SmartCoins, in turn, are backed by BTS, BitShares native currency. The capability of maintaining price parity with global currencies is the main feature of this system. It increases the stability of prices, making crypto-market more trustable and usable for financial operations. BitShares is more than a simple exchange. It is a software product designed to provide innovative banking services, including exchange ones.