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Updates to BitMEX Indices

Today we added three new indices: .BBNBT, .BDOTT, and .BYFIT BitMEX index weights for these new indices will be:   Binance Huobi LBank OKEx .BBNBT 94.64% - 5.36% - .BDOTT 39.30% 36.06% 3.60% 21.04% .BYFIT 63.07% 8.40% 6.65% 21.88% The BitMEX “NEXT” indices are available for your reference and...

Introduction of Binance Coin (BNB), Polkadot (DOT), and yearn.finance (YFI) Quanto Futures

We are expanding our Altcoin offering further with the launch of three new Altcoin/USDT underlying quanto futures contracts. Trading will begin on 30 October 2020 at 04:00...

Fee Reduction on Linear Futures Contracts

We are reducing Taker Fees to 0.075% on our popular ALTXBT Linear Futures contracts, while adjusting the Maker Fee to -0.025% from 23 October 2020 at 04:00...

Accelerating the BitMEX User Verification Programme

We are introducing changes to accelerate the rollout of our User Verification Programme for individual and BitMEX Corporate customers. Users must now be fully verified by 5...

Current Status of the Utreexo Project

Abstract: In this short piece, 100x Group grantee Calvin Kim provides a quick update on the development of the Utreexo implementation. Calvin is now looking forward to...

Potential Changes to BitMEX Bitcoin Cash Products and Indices due to Bitcoin Cash Hard...

Bitcoin Cash is expected to undergo a hard fork on 15 November 2020. There are two competing hard fork proposals, with the associated clients being Bitcoin ABC...

Call me Ishmael

Abstract: This report examines the concept of brainwallets and in which contexts they may be useful. As an experiment eight Bitcoin private keys were created, using passphrases...

Introducing a new LINKUSDT Quanto Perpetual Contract and increased leverage on our LINKUSDT Quanto...

In response to the popularity of the LINKUSDTZ20 since its launch on 11 September 2020, we are now launching a LINKUSDT quanto perpetual swap contract with up...

100x Group Hires Malcolm Wright as Chief Compliance Officer

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Malcolm Wright as Chief Compliance Officer of 100x Group, the group behind HDR Global Trading Limited, owner and operator...

Leadership Changes at 100x Group

Following recent legal filings in the United States, and with the full approval of the Founders, changes have been made to the leadership of 100x Group, the...

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