Binance, OKEx and KuCoin Are Using IEOs to Command the Spotlight

Token sales haven’t stopped since the 2017 boom. They’ve just changed names. Initial exchange offerings (IEOs) – where a cryptocurrency exchange offers a direct listing and launch campaign for a new startup token – are earning blockchain companies millions in 2019. Two sources, who both requested anonymity to avoid alienating exchange partners, told CoinDesk that some exchanges declined to list their tokens unless their startups paid hefty fees, in various formats depending on the exchange. These fees, the sources said, ranged from 10 percent of the startup’s equity, plus a…

OKEx Incentivizes Market Makers With New Program Offering Lower Trading Fees

A crypto exchange has unveiled its new market maker program, with incentives for participants in the form of lower trading fees and reduced transaction costs. OKEx — which, according to CoinMarketCap, is the world’s biggest exchange by trading volume at the time of writing — says the program is open to users who have completed the necessary Know Your Customer (KYC) verification procedures and have total assets exceeding 20 bitcoin or the equivalent in their account. The company says these requirements are “less strict” than those offered by its rivals.…

OKEx Won’t #DelistBSV, SBI Delists Bitcoin Cash Instead

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OKEx Won’t #DelistBSV, SBI Delists Bitcoin Cash Instead

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Cryptocurrency Exchange OKEx Decides Not to Delist Bitcoin Satoshi Vision

Major cryptocurrency exchange OKEx announced that it decided not to delist bitcoin satoshi vision (BSV) in a series of tweets published on April 16. OKEx is currently ranked first on CoinMarketCap of exchanges by adjusted trading volume, with $1.3 billion in 24 hour volume. Per the announcement, the exchange verified that BSV currently doesn’t meet the OKEx delisting and hiding criteria after reviewing its technology development, liquidity and compliance. The last tweet further explains the stated reason behind the decision: “As a neutral platform, OKEx respects the efforts of all…

OKEx Founder Reveals OK Group’s Partnership With US Trust Firm, Plan to Launch Stablecoin

Star Xu — founder of exchange services provider OKCoin and the world’s 6th largest crypto exchange OKEx — has announced OK Group’s partnership with blockchain-focused trust company Prime Trust, prospectively allowing the firm to launch its own compliant stablecoin. The news was revealed in a tweet from Star Xu on March 28, retweeting an earlier March 27 tweet from Prime Trust announcing the partnership. Star Xu has written that the new partnership will see OK Group undertaking “an in-depth collaboration and offer[ing] diverse, secure and regulatory compliant services with Prime…

Crypto Exchange OKEx Is Developing Its Own Blockchain Platform

Cryptocurrency exchange OKEx is developing its own blockchain a decentralized exchanged, according to a blog post published on March 22. Per the post, OKEx has been developing its own blockchain dubbed “OKChain,” which is now purportedly in the final development stage. The company expects to put out a testnet in June of this year. OKChain will also serve as the base for OKEx’s decentralized exchange. Apart from that, the post states that OKEx’s native utility-token OKB will be put onto the ERC-20 blockchain by the end of April, and will…

Major Crypto Exchanges Huobi Global and OKEx Launch Support for Tron-Based USDT

Two major crypto exchanges — Singapore-headquartered Huobi Global and Malta-based OKEx — have announced their support for the Tron-based version of stablecoin Tether. The developments were announced in two official announcements, both published on March 21. In early March, blockchain protocol Tron (TRX) and Tether, issuer of stalwart stablecoins USDT and EURT, announced their partnership to issue a TRC-20-based USDT — a term that indicates adherence to a technical token standard supported by the Tron blockchain. The new token is designed to be interoperable with all Tron-based protocols and decentralized…

Crypto News | OKEx Lists TRON and IBM Adds Two Blockchain Patents

In today’s edition of crypto news, we’ll cover OKEX’s latest addition to its customer-to-customer platform and IBM’s new blockchain patents. Crypto news has been a bit slow this week, in regards to big announcements but the two we’ll discuss today should give investors some confidence going into the weekend. OKEx Adds TRON (TRX) to C2C Platform OKEx, the world’s fourth-largest cryptocurrency exchange by 24-hour trade volume, announced the addition of TRON (TRX) to its Customer-to-Customer platform on Wednesday. Tron (TRX) is now available on our C2C market! Deposit/Trade in our C2C market…

OKEx Lists Tron on Customer-to-Customer Trading Platform

Malta-based cryptocurrency exchange OKEx has began listing Tron (TRX) on its customer-to-customer (C2C) trading market, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on March 7. OKEx’s decentralized C2C trading platform enables users to trade digital assets directly with each other, much like a peer-to-peer (p2p) model. On the platform, users are able to place orders with self-selected exchange rates and payment methods including cryptocurrencies and fiat currencies such as British pounds, Chinese renminbi, Vietnamese dong, Russian rubles and Thai baht. Following the listing, the exchange will launch several promotional…