Kraken cryptocurrency exchange reported that the system upgrade was maintained successfully including a new and more scalable trade engine. After the system maintenace was finished, Kraken stated that it would re-enable the ability to open new long and short margin positions at 18:00 UTC on Thursday January 25 (10am PT).
Margin trading has returned to Kraken and free trading continues through January 31! Read about it on our blog: https://t.co/F0GUPaAxpT
— Kraken Exchange (@krakenfx) 26 января 2018 г.
The clients of Kraken can use leverage to amplify trading profits and gain in both up and down markets again. Moreover, free trading and reduced margin fees will continue until January 31 of 2018.
- All unleveraged trades will be charged zero fees until January 31, 2018 (UTC)
- Margin position, open, and rollover fees are reduced to 0.005% until January 31, 2018 (UTC)
Recently, we have reported that Kraken has resumed service after scheduled maintenance that was supposed to take two hours but instead took two days.