Gate.io to Begin BTT Perpetual Contract Trading

The maximum deposit amount for this contract is limited to 1 BTC, but it can be increased
07 February 2019   335

Cryptocurrency exchange Gate.io added perpetual contracts for BitTorrent tokens (BTT) with the possibility of leverage up to 100x. This is reported on the website of the trading platform.

The contract is available in pair with the US dollar (BTT / USD). The maximum deposit amount for this contract is limited to 1 BTC by default, however, it can be increased over time depending on the market conditions and the rating of one or another investor.

Perpetual contracts are similar to futures. They also allow you to open positions for a fall using leverage, however, unlike futures, they have no expiration date.

Note that the BitTorrent project performed a successful IEO on the basis of the Binance Launchpad platform - in just 18 minutes $ 7.2 million was collected. It was enshadowed with some technical issues.

Poloniex to Suspend Operations for Few Hours

Representatives of the exchange say users' funds will be completely safe during maintenance
21 February 2019   86

The cryptocurrency exchange Poloniex has announced maintenance, which will begin on February 22 at 22 UTC. The trading platform will be unavailable for several hours.

Representatives of the exchange claim that the users' funds will be completely safe. Technical work associated with the modernization and transition "to the best data centers, which will increase the reliability of the platform and increase uptime."

Also in Poloniex noted that the trade orders of users will not be canceled.

Recall, recently Poloniex has added to the listing of privacy-oriented cryptocurrency Grin.