Category: Press Room

IEO vs ICO: What Are the Differences?

Is Initial Exchange Offering a new trend in 2019?

OK, let’s get to the point here. We’re not going to tell you how ICO boomed in 2017 to early 2018. And we’re not going to stress on how billions of dollars were raised during that period of time. We’re just going to give you a simple comparison on the two models, from the point of view of an investor.

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Introducing OKEx Advanced Limit Order Options

Further automating your trading strategies in the ever-changing market

While a move of a tick can make quite a difference for traders, monitoring the market is an unpleasant work as most traders would agree. That’s why algo orders were introduced to ease your effort and help you optimize your trading strategies in an automated way.

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Bitcoin Lightning Torch Strikes OKEx Head of Operations Andy Cheung

The torch has now blazed through 40+ countries

The Bitcoin Lightning Torch experiment continues to gain traction with more and more influential figures passing the “torch”. Mimicking the Olympic torch, Hodlonaut, a Norwegian Bitcoiner on Twitter, started this social experiment as something “fun”. But the movement immediately went viralwhen famous people like Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey also engaged in carrying the torch. Now passed through over 200 torchbearers, the lightning torch has struck our Head of Operations, Andy Cheung.

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OKEx Perpetual Swap Records 223% Trading Volume Growth

We didn’t imagine this on Day 1, but we are so thrilled that we actually made it.

We recorded a whopping 223% growth in Perpetual Swap monthly trading volume just after 2 months of its launch in December 2018, outperforming our counterparts in the crypto derivatives market.

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OKEx Launched Perpetual Swap

Let’s revisit the exciting product launch in OKEx NEXTGEN Conference

(Funding time details updated on Dec 14, 2018)

Since launched, OKEx’s futures trading has been widely embraced by our institutional and professional traders and miners, making us the leader in the crypto derivatives market. With that said, we have noticed the market demands a more flexible and convenient derivative product. Therefore, as outlined in our futures product development roadmap earlier this year, we officially launched the long-awaited Perpetual Swap today (Dec 3, 2018) during the OKEx NEXTGEN Conference.

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Report Loopholes, Get Rewarded

Let’s join OKEx Security Response Center and make OKEx even more secure

Although we are very proud to boast a clean slate of security record, we can’t be more careful when it comes to the security of your assets and data — that’s why in November 2018, we launched a new safety feature, OKEx Security Response Center. And now, we would like to invite you to join forces with us and help to keep OKEx as one of the most secure places for digital assets.

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OKEx Receives Global Recognition

Determined to become the world’s Blockchain Island, Malta is setting the scene for a blockchain- and crypto-friendly business environment for industry players from all over the world. As the world’s leading digital asset exchange, OKEx is very proud to join forces with the Maltese government and be part of this bold and historical move to revolutionize the world with blockchain technology.

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Introducing New Futures Index Rules

Read on for the latest delivery of our Futures Enhancement Roadmap

Over the past few months, we have been working diligently to deliver the Futures Enhancement Roadmap announced in July. After the launches of the futures database upgrade and new tiered margin system, we are rolling out a new futures index rules today (Nov 13, 2018).

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Various API Upgrades Are Out

API v3, WebSocket compression, and read-only API are available

A favorite solution for automated trading, OKEx’s API has been a handy but powerful tool for our users offered with different tailored permissions to optimize their strategies.

To better our algorithmic trading experience, we decided to go the extra mile and rolled out several upgrades on our API this October.

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Four New Stablecoins Have Arrived on OKEx

What is the underlying market trend behind this decision?

On Oct 15, we have announced the listing of four new stablecoins: TrueUSDUSD//CoinPaxos Standard Token, and Gemini Dollar, joining the platform to fulfill the market demand for more options of fiat-collateralized cryptocurrencies.

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