Tag: Cryptocurrency

In-depth Review: What Sparks the New Wave of Stablecoin Hype?

In just 6 months’ time, the concept of stablecoins has just changed

The second wave of stablecoin craze hit the market at the beginning of 2019, but the stablecoin today already differs from what it was last year.

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OKEx is Going Farther to More Former-Soviet States

A throwback to our meetups in Kharkiv and Yerevan

A list of crypto-friendly countries would not be complete without naming the former-Soviet states.

After the breakup of the Soviet Union in 1991, former-Soviet states have been eager to restructure their outmoded financial systems through different ways, but the chance didn’t come until the creation of Bitcoin in 2009. Since then, many of the states have begun to look to blockchain and cryptocurrencies as a hope to make a comeback, economically and politically.

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OKEx C2C Network Launch Event — London (GBP) & Istanbul (TRY)

Celebrate the launch of the new currencies with us

After the launch of Thai Baht (THB) on our C2C Trading platform, we are heading to Europe next. On Mar 21, 2019, we will be in London for the launch of British Pound (GBP); and on Mar 26, 2019, we will be in Istanbul for the launch of Turkish Lira (TRY) for C2C Trading.

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Here’s What You Need to Know About Facebook’s Own Stablecoin

The social media giant has jumped on the blockchain wagon

According to an article published by the New York Times on Feb 28, Mark Zuckerberg’s internet empire is working on its very own cryptocurrency, which plans to integrate with Whatsapp, Messenger, and Instagram — three of their most popular apps with over 2.7 billion users worldwide.

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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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What Insights Does Davos 2019 Give to Blockchain and Crypto Industry?

How do world leaders think on blockchain and crypto, and what opportunities are lying ahead?

As the world’s economic event of every year, the 4-day World Economic Forum Annual Meeting (aka Davos) of 2019 has come to an end on January 25. Themed Globalization 4.0: Shaping a Global Architecture in the Age of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, the event gathered the world’s most influential leaders and heavyweights to discuss and explore some of the most important matters of the global economy — two of them being blockchain and digital assets.

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Ethereum Constantinople Hard Fork

What is it? And what do I need to know about it?

Everyone is talking about it.

Ethereum’s price has surged over 70% over the last few weeks. In mid-Dec, its market capitalization was only about $8 billion, which is the lowest since May 2017. But since then, thanks to the imminent hard fork, it has doubled to $16 billion at press time.

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Happy Genesis Block Day

Celebrating the 10th anniversary of Bitcoin blockchain

On October 31, 2009, Satoshi Nakamoto published the Bitcoin white paper. Shortly later on January 3, 2010, exactly 10 years ago from today, Bitcoin officially came to live with its very first block mined.

At that time, Satoshi probably had never imagined the chain events that Bitcoin would set off — all the altcoins, ICOs, crypto trading markets, STOs, and a lot more blockchain applications that follow. Today’s blockchain ecosystem would never bloom if Bitcoin never existed.

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OKEx 2018 Wrapped: Exploration and Expansion

What have we achieved and where are we heading to?

The highs and lows in the blockchain and crypto space this year are no less pulsating than those in 2017.

Throughout the year, despite the seemingly bearish trend in the digital assets market, we have observed maturation in investors, project teams, regulations, and technology. Riding on this tide, we have taken some bold steps aiming to further accelerate the growth of blockchain technology and digital assets.

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Futures & Perpetual Swap: Which is Best-suited to You?

If you’re struggling with which one to go for, read on for some insights.

Long-awaited, OKEx’s latest derivative product, Perpetual Swap, officially goes live on Dec 19, 2018. As a new product in our derivatives line-up, it definitely offers more opportunities for traders to hedge exposure and speculate on digital asset prices. However, how is it different from the existing futures, and when it comes to trading, which one should you choose to optimize your trading strategy?

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