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Q1 2022 Index Weights

On 31 December 2021 at 12:00:05 UTC, BitMEX will update its index weights. From today onwards, the hypothetical values of indices with their new weights will be...

Sunsetting of the BCH, EOS, LTC, TRX, and XBTEUR Futures, and Early Settlement of...

It’s our duty to provide markets that command liquidity for our users - and at times, that means we need to allow certain contracts to expire or...

Ethereum’s New 1MB Blocksize Limit

Abstract: We look at a new Ethereum improvement proposal (EIP-4488), published around one week ago by Vitalik Buterin. This proposal is designed to make a potential so-called...

XBTF22 Futures Listing

On 1 December 2021 at 04:00 UTC, we listed our new monthly XBT futures contract on BitMEX. Please see the table below for the listing and settlement dates...
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Introducing BitMEX EARN: Start Earning Up to 100% APR on Tether

It’s never been easier to grow your crypto. From today onwards, BitMEX users will be able to earn up to a 100% annual percentage rate (APR) on...
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Now Live: Buy Bitcoin and Tether with Fiat Currency on BitMEX Today

From today onwards, users can now purchase Bitcoin (XBT) and Tether (USDT) on BitMEX.  This feature, a first for BitMEX, is a sign of what’s to come as...
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DAO Lay Lo Mo

(Any views expressed in the below are the personal views of the author and should not form the basis for making investment decisions, nor be construed as...

Bitcoin vs Ethereum – Blockchain Size

Abstract: In this piece we attempt to compare and evaluate the differences in the blockchain size and data storage requirements, for Bitcoin and Ethereum. Surprisingly Bitcoin’s blockchain...
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Under the Hood: Optimising Trading Performance on BitMEX

Behind the scenes here at BitMEX, our engineers are always looking to improve our platform performance - especially in light of the rapid...

Scamwicks and Stop Cascades

All the views expressed below are the personal views of the author, and are not financial or investment advice. This article was written by Kris Machowski, a...

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