Month: May 2019

Perfecting OKEx Futures Market

How we strike a balance between users’ interests and market risks

The launch of Perpetual Swap in December 2018 marked a key milestone for our derivatives market, not only because it is a brand new product, but also due to the associated introduction of new market risk management features, the Mark PriceTiered Maintenance Margin Ratio (TMMR) System and Forced Partial Liquidation.

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Litecoin — the Silver to Bitcoin’s Gold (Part I)

Abstract: We plan to introduce Litecoin in three articles to help our readers understand Litecoin comprehensively. The first part of this series covers the Litecoin from the perspective of its development history and current status quo, mainly focusing on its milestones reached so far, work algorithm, block reward halving, price trend, mining pool distribution, Github commits and google search trend.

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On Lightning Network (I): A Demonstration in Solidity

How to break through a blockchain trilemma

Lightning Network first appeared in the whitepaper proposed by Joseph Poon and Thaddeus Dryja in 2015. It generated huge responses and discussions among the Bitcoin community and has been widely regarded as the second most important whitepaper on Bitcoin behind Satoshi Nakamoto’s groundbreaking work.

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OKEx Helps Abandoned Pets Find Home in Malta

We’ve donated to the Association for Abandoned Animals to help abandoned animals find a forever home on the Blockchain Island

At OKEx, we believe the financial space and commercial world deserve a new life, and so do abandoned pets.

OKEx takes its social corporate responsibility seriously and we are always looking into ways of having an impact on all aspects of society, economically, socially, and environmentally. As one of the first blockchain corporates established in Malta, we have been looking for opportunities to give back to the Blockchain Island who extended a very warm welcome to us when we decided to redomicile.

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Burn Baby, Burn: The Art of Coin Burning

How can HODLers benefit from coin burn?

You’ve probably heard of this, “scarcity is what makes it valuable”, and the same applies to the crypto world. Unlike fiat currencies, crypto is deflationary in nature. When a coin is scarce, its price tends to go up, because it’s human nature to grab when supply decreases. So theoretically, by intentionally reducing the total circulating supply of a coin, its value will increase. That’s when ‘coin burning’ comes into play.

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