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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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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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Ethereum Constantinople & St. Petersburg Hard Forks

The upgrade is coming again, but with a plus-one this time

The original Ethereum Constantinople Hard Fork was due to happen on the block height #7,080,000, but it was immediately put on hold after the discovery of a potential security flaw detected on January 15th.

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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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Is Lightning Network the Ultimate Solution to Bitcoin’s Scalability?

A scale-free, low-fee protocol to lift the block limit

Imagine going to a coffee shop to buy a coffee with Bitcoin. If you create a transaction on the blockchain to pay for the coffee……you’ll probably end up paying much more on the handling fee than the actual price of the coffee, not to mention the transaction takes forever to complete.

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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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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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OKEx Project Info: Helping You Stay Informed

The new platform aims to ease your stress of making trading decisions

“If you don’t take a hard look at risk, it will take you.”

– Larry Hite, the forefather of system trading

Do you fully understand the tokens or projects you have invested, or you are going to invest in?

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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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