Exchanges

Derivatives & Spot Exchange FTX Joins Coinbase Custody International

  • The native $FTT exchange token will be securely stored on Coinbase Custody.
  • FTX is the largest crypto derivativesexchange to-date to join Coinbase's custody solution.

Bitcoin Derivatives Exchange BitMEX Experiences Issues

  • It took roughly an hour for BitMEX's security team to bring the platform back online, though in cancel mode only.
  • Days before the outage, the exchange was hit with a major lawsuit, from the same company that sued Ripple.

Coinbase & Gemini Become J.P. Morgan’s First Crypto Exchange Customers

  • The bank will provide the exchanges' U.S. customers with deposits and withdrawals.
  • Both exchanges had to go through a rigorous vetting process, though them being regulated in the U.S. helped with the approval.

First U.S. Ethereum Futures Contracts Launched By ErisX

  • The first physically-settled futures contracts for the 2nd largest crypto by market cap will be regulated by the CFTC.
  • The new offer came only days after the exchange obtained the lucrative New York virtual currency license.

Bitfinex Derivatives Now Offer Exposure to Bitcoin Dominance Swaps

  • The new options allow investors to speculate on Bitcoin's market dominance.
  • The contract, which appears to be a first of its kind, will rely on a Bitcoin Dominance Index, which consists of seven of BTC's most liquid trading pairs.

OXT, BAT, LINK, DAI Will Start Trading on Gemini in The First Week of May

  • Orchi (OXT) will begin trading on May 4, while the other 3 assets will do so on May 5.
  • These 4 tokens will join BTC, ETH, BCH, LTC, and ZEC to complete the list of only 9 assets that will be trading on the exchange after May 5.

Coinbase, Kraken Experience Difficulties Amid Bitcoin Price Surge

  • Both exchanges seemed to have had issues with their APIs, which could have resulted from "very heavy traffic".
  • The brief outages might have also been connected to the price of Bitcoin, which jumped as high as 15% on Wednesday.

You Can Now Deposit BAT On Gemini, Trading To Start Soon

  • Deposits on the exchange have been available since April 24, with trading expected to start soon.
  • Trading pairs will include USD, BTC, and ETH, all available on Gemini's continuous order book and automated block trading system.

Huobi Token Is The First Exchange Crypto Asset Approved By Japanese Regulators

  • HT will begin trading on Huobi Japan in May this year.
  • Huobi Token is the first exchange token to be approved by the Japanese FSA, which has previously approved 25 other tokens.

HitBTC Listed Sensorium’s Senso Token

  • Through a SENSO/USDT trading pair, users can make in-game purchases while developers can create customized environments.
  • Sensorium Galaxy delivers a multi-user VR approach, meaning that you and your friends can interact in a digital world.