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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...

HDR & OKCoin Join Forces To Provide A US$150,000 Grant to Bitcoin Core Developer...

We’re very pleased to announce that OKCoin and HDR Global Trading Limited (which owns and operates the BitMEX cryptocurrency trading platform) are each providing a US$75,000 grant,...

Battle For ASIC Supremacy

Abstract: We look at the history of Bitcoin mining ASIC manufacturers, in particular the reported energy efficiency of the mining machines. We analyse the five main players...

Update to BitMEX .BXRPXBT Index, 15 Jun 2020

Effective 15 Jun 2020 at 04:00 UTC, BitMEX will reintroduce Poloniex into its .BXRPXBT index. The constituents are detailed in the table below. On...

Q3 2020 Index Weights

On 26 June 2020 12:00:05 UTC, BitMEX will update its index weights. From today, the hypothetical values of the indices with the new weights will be published as...

May 2020 Report Into Cryptocurrency Exchanges (From CryptoCompare)

Key Highlights Crypto Derivatives Volumes Hit an All-time High in May Derivatives volumes across all...

Q3 2020 Quarterly Futures Listings

On 12 June 2020 08:00 UTC, BitMEX will list new quarterly futures. The new contracts will be visible on the platform from 11 June 2020 at 08:00 UTC...

Bitcoin developer grant provided to Gleb Naumenko

We are delighted to announce that a US$100,000 one year grant has been awarded to Bitcoin Core contributor and researcher, Gleb Naumenko. Following on from Michael Ford,...

Announcing The BCHUSD Quanto Perpetual Contract

We are launching a BCHUSD quanto perpetual swap contract with up to 25x leverage on 16 June 2020 at 04:00 UTC. This is the fourth quanto contract...

Subtleties and Security

Abstract: This piece is written by Bitcoin Core maintainer and BitMEX guest writer, Michael Ford. Michael is the first recipient of the expanding HDR Global Trading Limited...

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