As the second-most popular cryptocurrency, Ethereum (sometimes referred to as just ether) has a large number of fans and users around the world. As a result, many forex brokers also accept Ethereum as a funding method, and this includes a few brokers that are regulated by the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC).
Ethereum differs from Bitcoin in that it is a platform that can be used to build other crypto tokens on top of. As such, Ethereum is far more than a payment method, and can also function as a form of decentralized infrastructure. Because of this important role played by Ethereum, the platform has a large number of users, developers, and fans all around the world.