Binance API Seemingly Reveals That Margin Trading Has Been Enabled for Nine Trading Pairs

Changes made to the public Application Programming Interface (API) of major cryptocurrency exchange Binance seemingly reveal that the company has enabled margin trading for nine trading pairs. As Cointelegraph previously reported in March, the API had been updated to add two variables. The name of the first added variable is “isSpotTradingAllowed,” while the second is “isMarginTradingAllowed.” The self-explanatory variable names seemingly suggest that Binance is in the midst of implementing margin trading capability. A Reddit user pointed out on May 1 that the isMarginTradingAllowed flag — which was previously disabled…

Bibox Orbit Successfully Registers Strong BIX Community Participation, Lists New Trading Pairs

Bibox Orbit, the one of a kind subscription program for some of the best blockchain projects has concluded its first phase at 20:00 (GMT +8) on 22 April 2019. The launch day of this Bibox digital asset platform’s initiative garnered a lot of positive response from the BIX token holder community, who subscribed to three prominent blockchain projects. The Bibox Orbit program listed three shortlisted projects, opening them for subscription to the BIX community. The program launch witnessed participation by over 56,000 people who picked one or more projects from…

Following BitMEX’s Footsteps? Programmer Reveals Margin Trading Code In Binance’s Bitcoin Pairs

While cryptocurrencies have fallen dramatically over the course of yesteryear, volatility has plummeted. Per data gathered by BitVol, an analytics provider, the Bitcoin-to-USD 30-day volatility has fallen from 7.5% at BTC’s $20,000 peak to 2.6% today. It’s a similar sight for Litecoin, Ethereum, and an array of other liquid crypto markets. Thus, many traders looking to turn a quick buck have turned to margin trading, as they intend to emulate the risk-return potential they took on in late-2017. BitMEX’s Stellar Year This shift in trading habitudes, which has led many…

Following BitMEX’s Footsteps? Programmer Reveals Margin Trading Code In Binance’s Bitcoin Pairs

While cryptocurrencies have fallen dramatically over the course of yesteryear, volatility has plummeted. Per data gathered by BitVol, an analytics provider, the Bitcoin-to-USD 30-day volatility has fallen from 7.5% at BTC’s $20,000 peak to 2.6% today. It’s a similar sight for Litecoin, Ethereum, and an array of other liquid crypto markets. Thus, many traders looking to turn a quick buck have turned to margin trading, as they intend to emulate the risk-return potential they took on in late-2017. BitMEX’s Stellar Year This shift in trading habitudes, which has led many…

Cryptopia Crypto Exchange Resumes Trading on 40 Crypto Pairs

New Zealand-based cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia has resumed trading on 40 trade pairs, according to a tweet from the firm on March 18. In the tweet, the company announces that it has “resumed trading on 40 trade pairs that we have quantified as secure. We will continue to expand this list as we clear more coins.” The update follows the exchange’s recent announcement of the plans to reopen trading on its platform by the end of March, following a $16 million hack in mid-January. In January, Cryptopia suspended services after detecting…

Gibraltar Exchange to List Bitcoin Cash Fiat Trading Pairs

A Gibraltar insured and regulated digital asset exchange is set to list bitcoin cash (BCH) versus fiat trading pairs. Users of the platform, that features fiat onboarding capabilities, will soon be able trade the popular cryptocurrency against the U.S. dollar, British pound and the euro. Also Read: Bitcoin Early Adopters Build Seasteading Home off the Coast of Thailand BCH/Fiat Trading Pairs Are Coming to GBX-DAX The Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange (GBX) has announced that starting from March 13, fiat trading pairs with bitcoin cash (BCH) will be available to users of…

Major Crypto Exchange OKEx Adds Four New Margin Trading Pairs

Malta-based cryptocurrency exchange OKEx has added four new crypto derivative pairs to its platform, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on Feb. 19. OKEx, the third-largest crypto exchange by trade volume, has announced the listing of Bitcoin SV (BSV), QTUM, DASH and NEO against Bitcoin (BTC) or Tether (USDT) on margin with a 3x leverage option. Last month, OKEx added seven new crypto derivative pairs to its platform, including Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Bitcoin SV (BSV), EOS (EOS), Ethereum Classic (ETC), Ethereum (ETH), Litecoin (LTC) and Ripple (XRP), as…

Nasdaq-Powered EU Exchange Reveals Crypto Trading Pairs, Tokenized Stocks

Nasdaq-powered DX Exchange announced the platform’s launch and available trading pairs in a series of tweets Jan. 6. The digital trading platform uses Nasdaq’s Financial Information Exchange (FIX) protocol. As Cointelegraph previously reported, users of the exchange will be able to trade tokenize stocks in various major global companies. Another tweet on Jan. 6 announced that tokenized stocks of Amazon, Baidu, Apple, Facebook, Google, Intel, Microsoft, Netflix, Nvidia and Tesla will be available to trade on the platform. The exchange also announced support for various crypto to crypto and crypto…

Major Exchange OKEx Adds 7 New Pairs to Crypto Derivative Product

Major cryptocurrency exchange OKEx has added multiple new crypto derivative pairs to its platform, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph Jan. 3. As Cointelegraph reported in late December, the exchange first launched a derivative product called a “perpetual swap” that supports BTC/USD,with up to 100x leverage. As Cointelegraph reported at the time, the product is a margin trading instrument that lets users speculate on the future value of a given cryptocurrency against USD, according to OKEx’s index. Today, the exchange announced it will add perpetual swaps contracts for…

Top Crypto Exchange Binance Adds Ripple-Based Trading Pairs in New Expansion

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance will open trading of two pairs using Ripple (XRP) as the quote currency, a blog post confirmed Dec. 24. Set to launch the same day, the TRX/XRP (Tron) and XZC/XRP (Zcoin) pairs represent the first time for Binance to use XRP as the base currency. As part of the update, developers will rename the current Ethereum (ETH) markets to “ALTS,” with CEO Changpeng Zhao (CZ) explaining that a lack of user interface space necessitated the move. “We will be adding a couple trading pairs with XRP as…