Bitfinex listed Qtum and Aventus

One of the largest cryptocurrency exchange listed two new coins
11 October 2017   2853

One of the most popular crypto exchange Bitfinex announced the addition of two new coins: Qtum and Aventus (AVT). Cryptocurrencies are traded in pairs to USD, BTC and ETH. Also exchange plans to activate margin trading for them in nearest future.

The Qtum project is working on the same public blockchain that integrates the bitcoin transactional model with the developed Ethereum consensus system, and hopes to find its niche among application developers who, in ordinary scenarios, have difficulties with one or both systems.

Qtum uses the Unspent Transaction Output (UTXO) model, which provides transaction integrity and token tracking. At the same time, a virtual machine for smart contracts is located on top of the Qtum blockbuster, which, according to the representatives of the project, gives developers the best architecture for creating decentralized mobile applications and other blocking solutions.

At the moment of press, Qtum in on the 14th place in cryptocoins list. Average price is $12.21 with market cap over $720M. 

Qtum price chart
Qtum price chart

Technological start-up Aventus offers event organizers solutions based on blockchain technology. Previously, the Aventus Protocol Foundation attracted $ 20 million through a public token, while the campaign itself took only seven minutes. 

Aventus price chart
Aventus price chart

Aventus is on the 151st place in Coinmarketcap rate. Marketcap is almost $20M and price is $3.23. Coin gained almost 30% in last 7 days.

Bitfinex to Fight Trading Abuse With New Tool

New tool called Shimmer is able to detect suspicious transactions at Bitfinex and pass them to a specialized team
24 March 2020   147

The Bitfinex cryptocurrency exchange announced the launch of a new tool called “Shimmer”. According to Decrypt, it is designed to cope with "market fraud" and ensure "orderly trading."

Shimmer is able to detect suspicious transactions occurring at Bitfinex and transmit information about them to a specialized team. Based on the information received, its participants will be able to decide on further actions.

Different actions will be applied depending on the severity of the situation. The purpose of this new tool is to ensure fair and safe markets for everyone, so we will always act in the best interests of the Bitfinex community.


Paolo Ardoino

Bitfinex CTO

Bitfinex claims that Shimmer is able to block the so-called “money laundering” when a user buys and sells an asset in order to mislead the market. Shimmer was specifically designed to work with the Hive application matching engine, and is also effective in futures and margin trading, the company adds. It reflected the knowledge gained by the Bitfinex team since the foundation of the trading platform in 2012.