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New Account Registration Verification

From 15 September 2020, all new registrations will require the user to complete ID verification before being able to make deposits and trade on the platform, or...

Bitcoin Satellite

Abstract: We have installed the Blockstream Bitcoin Satellite system, a way to download and verify Bitcoin’s blockchain via satellite, without the need for an internet connection. We...

Introducing the Quote Value Ratio Trading Rule

We are committed to ensuring BitMEX is fair and efficient for all our users, and this is why we will be introducing a Quote Value Ratio (QVR) Trading Rule...

August 2020 Report Into Cryptocurrency Exchanges (From CryptoCompare)

Key Highlights Crypto Spot Volumes Soar, with Top Tier Exchanges Dominating In August, Top-Tier volumes...

Q4 2020 Index Weights and New Indices

On 25 September 2020 at 12:00:05 UTC BitMEX will update its index weights.  Today we have (i) introduced Binance US, LBank and OKEX as new constituent exchanges to our indices,...

Q4 2020 Quarterly Futures Listings

On 11 September 2020 at 08:00:00 UTC BitMEX will list new quarterly futures. Included in this quarterly listing are four new Altcoin/USDT underlying quanto futures contracts for EOS Token (EOS),...

Introduction of EOS Token (EOS), Chainlink (LINK), Tezos (XTZ), and Cardano (ADA) Quanto Futures

We are pleased to announce we will be launching four new Altcoin/USDT underlying quanto futures contracts. Full details of all contracts will be released in the next update to...

Introducing BitMEX Mobile

As part of our promise to our users to keep improving our offering, we’re delighted to announce the launch of BitMEX Mobile, our official app, making trading...

Dreams of a Peasant

Source: The Grapes Of Wrath - 1940 I lack access to nightclubs and most other forms of revelry; therefore, I decided to become a crypto...

Introducing a New Stop Order Feature for API Users: Last Within Mark

We are launching a new order feature for our API users on 28 August at 04:00:00 UTC. Last Within Mark can be applied to Stop Market Orders and Stop...

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