OKEx, one of the world’s biggest cryptocurrency exchanges, announced a temporary suspension of withdrawals on Oct. 16. Upon the news, the price of Bitcoin (BTC) abruptly plunged 3% in 30 minutes across major exchanges. The…

Blockchain-based lending and trading systems known as “decentralized finance,” or DeFi, have dominated recent cryptocurrency-market headlines, with collateral locked into the semi-automated platforms surging 10-fold this year to more than $9 billion. DeFi trading platforms like Uniswap, Curve and Balancer have…

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OKEx has confirmed a loss of approximately $5.6 million in Ethereum Classic (ETC) from two recent 51% attacks and is considering removing ETC from its exchanges. Yet, as the cryptocurrency exchange with the highest trading…

OKEx, the second largest crypto options trading platform after Deribit, is expanding its options trading types. Starting July 24, OKEx features new crypto options trading opportunities including daily options, two-day options, and monthly options. OKEx…

The #FinanceAll goal of the world’s leading crypto exchange and trading platform OKEx is now another step closer following the listing of a couple of new tokens belonging to emerging DeFi projects. The two new…

Bitcoin’s notorious volatility has practically disappeared during the most-recent phase of the coronavirus-induced economic crisis – and that’s now taking a toll on trading volumes at cryptocurrency exchanges around the world. For more than two…

OKEx, the leading cryptocurrency exchange platform has announced a new partnership with skew, a real-time data analytics provider for Bitcoin and Ether derivatives, Options, Futures and Perpetual swaps. With this partnership, OKEx will be able…