OKEx, the world’s leading cryptocurrency exchange, has partnered with local payments firm CuboPay to facilitate Tether ($USDT) purchases in exchange for Brazilian real via PIX. It has been reported that the news follows similar moves from rival exchanges, including Crypto.com peer-to-peer platform Localbitcoins. The integrations come as the Central Bank of Brazil (BCB) published preliminary guidelines for a central bank digital currency (CBDC). However, the announcement empha
Over the past month, Solana had launched over 50-market ready projects. The capital collected from the funds will be used in the development of the projects. With an aim to expand the foundation’s ecosystem, The Solana Foundation has partnered with cryptocurrency exchanges OKEx and MXC to launch two strategic investment funds. The funds will aid the foundation in releasing more of its decentralized applications and protocols to market. The funds are valued at $40 million. Ana
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DragonEx, the cryptocurrency exchange, is shutting down deposits and withdrawals of all cryptos due to issues triggered by OKEx’s ongoing withdrawal freeze. It has been reported that DragonEx said that the OKEx freeze triggered a “crisis of trust” in centralized exchanges among its customers, which in turn fueled a run on funds and deteriorated the platform’s service. However, DragonEx is now working on a restructuring plan in order to resume deposits and withdrawals on the p
Bitcoin (BTC) transactions are moving from Huobi cryptocurrency exchange to OKEx despite the second exchange having temporarily suspended crypto withdrawals. It has been reported by crypto tracking service Whale Alert that a total of 1,995 BTC ($22.5 million) was sent from Huobi to OKEx shortly after OKEx officially announced it was suspending withdrawals on October 16. However, the funds were transferred in two separate BTC transactions worth 998 BTC ($11.3 million) and 997
Mingxing Xu, also known as Star Xu, the founder of OKEx, has been reportedly questioned by authorities previous to OKEx suspending cryptocurrency withdrawals. It has been reported that he was investigated “at least a week ago” and has also been absent from work for some time. However, when approached for comment on Xu’s participation in a police inquiry, OKEx said that the exchange is no longer affiliated with OK Group, where Xu is a senior executive, and therefore was not in
OKEx, the Malta-based cryptocurrency exchange, now features daily, two-day, and monthly options trading for BTC/USD, ETH/USD, and EOS/USD. On July 24, it has been reported that OKEx said the three new expiration dates follow previously launched weekly, bi-weekly, quarterly, and bi-quarterly options. However, the new options intend to promote market liquidity and provide more choices to execute various trading strategies. PRODUCT UPGRADE ✨: @OKEx expiration rules of #Options c
Cryptocurrency exchange OKEx lists the native token of Polkadot (DOT) on its trading platform according to an announcement on July 17. Polkadot’s native DOT is now spot trading against Tether’s USDT stablecoin on the cryptocurrency and derivatives exchange. A busy week full of #NewListing! Welcoming @Polkadot, a platform for #Web3 @web3foundation, to list @OKEx.
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OKEx, the leading cryptocurrency exchange, has launched saving accounts and margin trading for meme cryptocurrency Dogecoin (DOGE). It has been reported after a recent Dogecoin viral marketing campaign conducted by its fans on social media video platform TikTok, as the campaign apparently caused the coin’s price to surge by over 124% in just two days, according to data from Coin360. However, volume at the time increased over 20 times and Google Trends revealed an increasing n
Cryptocurrency exchange OKEx is embracing the Latin American crypto market by launching a fiat gateway for three local currencies with Latamex. On July 3 OKEx announced that users can now buy Bitcoin (BTC) and Ether (ETH) via direct bank transfer in exchange for: The Argentine peso (ARS) The Brazilian real (BRL) The Mexican peso (MXN) #OKEx 🤝partners with Settle Network, the largest digital settlement in Latin America. This enables OKEx users to 🛒buy #BTC and #ETH using Arg
OKEx, the major cryptocurrency exchange, has integrated peer-to-peer Bitcoin marketplace Paxful’s Kiosk and trading services into its platform. On June 15, it has been reported that the partnership will offer several payment methods for OKEx users through Paxful’s Kiosk to buy Bitcoin with over 160 fiat currencies, together with bank transfer, gift cards, and online wallets, among others. However, Paxful customers will be able to access different trading options such as spot,
CertiK, a pioneering blockchain cybersecurity startup, has partnered with OKChain, a public chain developed by the leading OKEx team, which went fully open-source on April 16, 2020. OKChain provides an efficient, free, and boundless ecosystem for its nodes, based on the proprietary cross-chain design under the “Commercial Chain Alliance” concept and OpenDEX full-node operation. It has been reported that OKChain reevaluates the concept of a public chain’s “boundless ecosystem”
OKEx Pool, a comprehensive mining pool built upon cryptocurrency exchange OKEx, announced that it has joined an Ethereum 2.0 testnet as a Proof-of-Stake validator as announced by OKEx on April 29. Topaz is the only completed testnet of ETH 2.0 mainnet configuration. The launch is a key action before ETH switches its consensus algorithm from PoW (proof-of-work) to PoS (proof-of-stake). #OKExPool: Shout out to #ETH2 public testnet, Topaz Testnet, for a very successful launch 🎉
OKEx, the cryptocurrency exchange, became the top Bitcoin futures trading platform, and also just recently overtook competitor BitMEX, as the exchange completed short maintenance on March 12 at a time of great volatility in the cryptocurrency market. OKEx becomes the top crypto exchange for Bitcoin futures trading following maintenance https://t.co/wX6pQHlHni
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Major decentralized finance DeFi player MakerDAO (MKR) partnered with payment processor Simplex to create a fiat on-ramp for its Dai (DAI) decentralized stablecoin. According to an announcement on Mar. 3, the partnership makes it possible to buy Dai with the credit and debit cards of Simplex’s partner firms. Proud to enable mass market use of DeFi by adding Dai to our global #crypto on-ramp network @MakerDAO @Cointelegraph https://t.co/3yuCyftTDQ pic.twitter.com/k8HZIDEcQD
OKEx partners with India’s largest cryptocurrency trading platform, CoinDCX to launch a new crypto futures product in India. On Feb. 14 the announcement was made despite ongoing uncertainty regarding cryptocurrency regulation in India, major global crypto exchange OKEx made another push in the country’s market. BIG NEWS!!
CoinDCX has partnered with @OKEx for #DCXfutures, India's most liquid crypto futures platform with leverage up to 15x.
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Cryptocurrency exchange OKEx makes a presence at the 50th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos to promote blockchain tech as a ride towards the global financial system. On Jan. 22 Lennix Lai, the Finacial Markets Director delivered two presentations at the Russia House 2020 and EmTech Investment Meeting 2020 on the challenge of extending financial services to the over two billion people worldwide who remain unbanked. Lai argued that a digital, decentralized financial
Crypto exchange OKEx has launched Bitcoin (BTC) options trading for a selected group of traders ahead of a public launch in January 2020. On Dec. 26 a press release was shared by the exchange, OKEx currently ranks as the third-largest by daily trading volume globally while indicating that the new contract will be settled daily in Bitcoin (BTC). #OKExOptions: Early access is now live!
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OKEx has added support for a new feature that allows users of stablecoin Dai (DAI) to earn interest by staking their holdings. On Dec. 17 a blog post was published confirming that users can now stake their Dai via its in-house mining pool, Pool. In return, they will earn 4% interest via Dai savings rate (DSR) along with an added incentive from OKEx. OKEx Is The First Crypto Exchange To Integrate DSR OKEx is the first crypto exchange to integrate DSR, and the feature will go l
Cryptocurrency exchange OKEx announced that it will launch crypto options trading on Dec. 27. On Dec. 9 a press release was shared by OKEx stating that the addition of options makes OKEx the “first crypto exchange to offer C2C, spot, futures, perpetual swap, and options trading under the same roof.” NEW LAUNCH: Another big news! We'll soon launch Options Trading on #OKEx.
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