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.
See our blog for important announcement - Delisting Pairs and Temporary Suspension of Advanced Order Types https://t.co/14K3fiRdMl
— Kraken Exchange (@krakenfx) 21 августа 2017 г.
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.
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.