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BitMEX With A New Initiative To Provide Extra Benefits For Its Corporate Customers

The popular Bitcoin margin trading exchange BitMEX is launching a new program tailored towards its corporate customers. Called BitMEX Corporate, it will provide them with enhanced legal, auditory, and client relationship benefits.BitMEX Flatters Its Corporate CustomersIn the announcement from earlier today, BitMEX describes the corporate accounts on its platform as “the part of our customer base where the account owner is not an individual, but a company or other legal entity.” As such, they...

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Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Is a Shitcoin, According to BitMEX CEO Arthur Hayes

Arthur Hayes, the CEO of one of the leading Bitcoin derivative exchanges, BitMEX, has once again slammed a cryptocurrency for being a “shitcoin.” This time it was Bitcoin Cash (BCH) that’s under his radar.BitMEX Listing BCH/USD Perpetual ContractIn an announcement from June 01st, 2020, BitMEX revealed that it’s going to launch a BCH/USD perpetual swap contract with up to 25x leverage. Today, the contract went live.“This is the fourth quanto contract to be launched on our platform and follows...

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Crypto Derivatives Monthly Volume At New All-Time High: Binance Ahead of BitMEX

Cryptocurrency derivatives trading volume reached a new monthly all-time high in May 2020, surpassing the previous record recorded in March, recent research indicates. Volumes on regulated exchanges such as CME soared as well for both futures and options trading. Crypto Derivatives Monthly Volume ATH According to the report by CryptoCompare, the monthly trading volume of cryptocurrency derivatives surged by 30% in May. It hit a fresh all-time high of $602 billion, beating the previous record...

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BTC’s Brief Rise to $10K Proves Big for BitMEX

Recently, it was reported that the bitcoin price briefly rose above $10K, only to lose about $600 just a few moments later. It appears this move has had monster-sized effect on BitMEX, a trading exchange based in Seychelles in Africa.BitMEX Sees Heavy Buy Liquidations Following the BTC SpikeThis move ultimately caused approximately $133 million of buy liquidations on the trading platform. This is the highest number since October of last year. Buy liquidations occur when those taking part in a...

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Coinbase Is Struck By Another Power Outage

Following yesterday’s sudden, short-term bitcoin spike, Coinbase – one of the largest and most popular crypto exchanges in the United States – experienced an outage that prevented customers from taking advantage of the volatility.Coinbase Experiences Another Outage, and People Aren’t Too HappyThis seems to be a pattern with the trading platform as of late. Every time bitcoin spikes to $10K or experiences solid jumps very quickly, the exchange seems to stop working. The last time this occurred...

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$449 Million Worth of Bitcoin Liquidated During Yesterday’s $1,000 Drop

Aggregated information from the most popular cryptocurrency exchanges reveals that roughly $449 million worth of BTC was liquidated during yesterday’s price crash. Bitcoin reached as low as $8,600 on BitMEX.$449 Million LiquidatedData from the volume monitoring resource Bybt reveals that roughly around $449 million (at the time of this writing) worth of Bitcoin was liquidated during yesterday’s price crash. This happened in the past 24 hours, and it doesn’t account for the short positions...

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Bitcoin Plunges To $8,600 On BitMEX Hours After Touching $10,500

The celebration of Bitcoin bulls for bringing the price above $10,000 was nothing but shortlived as the leading cryptocurrency collapsed to $8,500 in less than five minutes.Bitcoin Nosedives to $8,600 on BitMEXThose who have been involved in the cryptocurrency field long enough probably know that there’s rarely a dull day with Bitcoin.In today’s early hours, the leading cryptocurrency broke the coveted $10,000 level to reach as high as $10,500, shattering essential resistance levels on the...

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Bitcoin Held On Exchanges At Yearly Lows As Investors Gear Up For The Moon

Bitcoin investors have been transferring their assets outside of specific exchanges lately, new data shows. Ultimately, the BTC balance on platforms has reached its lowest point in over a year by decreasing with more than 320,000 coins since Black Thursday.Bitcoin HODLers Mentality On The RiseDuring the notorious Black Thursday event in March, when most cryptocurrency assets lost substantial portions of their value, investors – especially short-term holders – transferred sizeable shares of...

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All Funds Are SAFU: BitMEX Outage On Tuesday Due To Server Restart

The veteran Bitcoin margin trading exchange BitMEX went down for over an hour a few days ago. While the community speculated on several plausible reasons, BitMEX published a post today explaining what happened, how they can prevent similar occurrences in the future, and assuring that all customer funds are safe.Why BitMEX Went DownThe platform “experienced unscheduled downtime” on May 19th between 12:00 UTC and 13:40 UTC. In the blog post from earlier today, BitMEX explained that it was “a...

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BitMEX Outage Isn’t Sitting Well with Crypto Fans

Crypto exchange BitMEX has suffered an outage this week, and many people are pointing the finger and accusing it of being a “rotten” trading platform.BitMEX Is Having a Tough TimeBased in Seychelles in Africa, the exchange specializes in bitcoin derivatives and has often been labeled a “bitcoin casino” over the years. The crypto trading platform experienced an outage earlier this week that isn’t sitting well with a lot of bitcoin fans, who say that the company is not reliable, and that any...

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