Bitfinex to Launch USDT Margin Trading

Margin trading is now available for Bitfinex users in BTC\USDT and ETH\USDT pairs
11 April 2019   427

Starting today, 11th of April 2019, Bitfinex cryptocurrency exchange have made margin trading available in BTC / USDT and ETH / USDT pairs.

This expansion of our platform is designed to cater to a growing global trading community. The addition of these markets will facilitate improved liquidity for the platform in addition to enhanced flexibility for traders across the exchange.
As always, we strongly urge our traders to exercise caution when trading across margin markets. As liquidity is still being developed in the above-mentioned markets, traders need to pay careful attention to order book depth and market movements to avoid unwanted liquidations.

Bitfinex Team

Hong Kong Stock Exchange announced the opening of the USDT markets for Bitcoin and Ethereum on March 11.

Coinone to Join RippleNet

Coinone and Ripple cooperation started in May 2018, and now exchange believes it will help to create wide range of blockchain based financial services
18 June 2019   172

The Korean exchange Coinone, a member of the Big Four of Asian cryptocurrency exchange platforms, has joined the RippleNet network, AMBcrypto reports. Through participation in RippleNet, Coinone will be able to use Ripple's xCurrent solution to provide interbank services to its customers.

Coinone CEO Shin Won Hee, in a conversation with local media, said that his company would rely on cooperation with SBI Ripple Asia in creating a wide range of financial services based on blockchain technology.

According to the media, Coinone was the first exchange in South Korea, which joined RippleNet. As part of the cooperation with SBI Ripple Asia, Coinone intends to “organize overseas remittance events for 3,000 new subscribers to the block chain overseas remittance service.”

Coinone and Ripple started working together in May 2018, when the company integrated xCurrent solution into its own payment service called Cross. According to updated data, customers of the exchange can send transfers to eight Asian countries through the system, taking advantage of reduced commissions.

Earlier this month, Siam Commercial Bank, the largest commercial bank in Thailand, said it would use XRP cryptocurrency in its operations, but later, for unknown reasons, refused this statement.