Kraken delists more than 10 trading pairs

Kraken crypto exchange announces delisting of some tarding pairs and temporary suspension of advanced order types
22 August 2017   1776

Kraken, one of the biggest Bitcoin exchanges, has delisted 12 cryptocurrency trading pairs in order to reduce the platform load  "until upgrades can be made that will enable to smoothly scale capacity".

In addition, the company will temporary suspend of advanced order types.

According to the report, the changes will go into effect on Tuesday, August 22nd, around 6 am UTC (Monday August 21 around 11 pm Pacific).

In order to help mitigate the strain on our platform caused by recent exponential growth, we are delisting some of our illiquid trading pairs and temporarily suspending all advanced order types.

Kraken team

Thus, the following pairs will be delisted with all outstanding orders being cancelled:


On top of that, open orders will remain open until cancelled or executed, but the users will no longer be able to create new orders in any of the following advanced types:

  • Stop Loss
  • Take Profit
  • Stop Loss, Take Profit
  • Stop Loss, Take Profit Limit
  • Stop Loss Limit
  • Take Profit Limit
  • Trailing Stop
  • Trailing Stop Limit
  • Stop, Limit

The above changes will go into effect the same time as the trading pairs delisting.

Genesis Conference to be Held in London

Genesis Conference will cover research and development, regulation, economics and applications issues, taking place in London on February 22
22 February 2018   73

Genesis London Conference will take place on February 22, tackling the most pertinent issues in blockchain space: research and development, regulation, economics and applications.

Genesis London is a platform for researchers, developers and generally anyone interested in blockchain, and its priority is to share knowledge, facilitate productive discourse and filter out the hype.

Location: The CityPoint building, 1 Ropemaker St, London, EC2, UK
Date and time: 9:30AM - 8PM, February 22, 2018

The agenda of the conference includes Privacy and Confidentiality Techniques for Blockchains; Permissioned Business Blockchain Applications and Use-cases; Scalable, Transparent and Post-quantum Secure Computational Integrity, with Applications to Cryptocurrencies; A Rational Protocol Design Treatment of Bitcoin, and more.

The headline speakers include Patrick de Laive, co-founder of TNW; Margarita Khartanovich, head of insight at Binary District; Jack Gavigan, chief operating officer at ZCash; Jeremy Kahn, technology writer for Bloomberg, and many more.