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Introducing and Explaining the Positive Impact of Lower Maintenance Margins

As part of our ongoing efforts to improve our product offering and trading experience for our users, we have recently implemented a series of reductions to our Base Maintenance...

Bitcoin Softfork Activation Methodology

Abstract: Bitcoin’s Taproot softfork upgrade looks almost ready and the Bitcoin community has started to seriously discuss the potential activation methodologies. In this piece, we summarise the...

Reduction in Base Maintenance Margin – XBT and ETH Series – 29 July 2020

On 29 July 2020 at 02:00:00 UTC we will make a further reduction in the Base Maintenance Margin requirements for our XBT Series and ETH Series products...

Bitcoin developer grant provided to Jeremy Rubin

100x Group is delighted to announce that it has awarded a US$50,000 one-year grant to Bitcoin Core contributor and researcher, Jeremy Rubin of Judica Inc, as part...

Announcing The LTCUSD Quanto Perpetual Contract

We are launching a LTCUSD quanto perpetual swap contract with up to 33x leverage on 30 July 2020 at 04:00 UTC. This...

Call to action: testing and improving asmap

Abstract: This piece is written by Bitcoin Core contributor and researcher, Gleb Naumenko. Gleb is a recipient of 100x Group’s Bitcoin developer grant program. In this article...

Update to BitMEX .BXBT Index, 18 Jul 2020

Effective 18 Jul 2020 at 09:00 UTC, BitMEX will reintroduce Bitstamp into its .BXBT index. The constituents are detailed in the table below. On 17 Jul 2020 at...

Introducing the 100x Group

When Ben, Sam and I came together in 2014 to launch BitMEX, we endeavoured to create a derivatives trading platform worthy of...

June 2020 Report Into Cryptocurrency Exchanges (From CryptoCompare)

Key Highlights Crypto Volumes Plummet in June In June, both Top Tier volumes and Lower...

HDR Global Trading Limited Appoints Dr. David Wong as Non-Executive Chairman

Since HDR’s inception just over five years ago, the company has grown and developed dramatically, and through the BitMEX platform, we’re well recognised as a fast-growing and pioneering financial...

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