Support for EOS MainNet Token Swap

Bitfinex is pleased to announce full support for the upcoming EOS MainNet Token Swap. As EOS transitions from Ethereum to the EOS MainNet chain, Bitfinex will manage all technical requirements for our users to ensure a smooth token registration process for those holding EOS on...

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Introducing ‘Hive’ – A distributed matching engine for digital asset trading

This week’s performance update was focused around the deployment of Hive — a distributed, multi-threaded & multi-process matching engine built around speed, stability and scalability.   Electronic Matching Engines A matching engine is the core software behind an electronic, computer-driven trading platform like Bitfinex. A far cry from rowdy floor traders, cryptocurrency...

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Statement on Venezuelan Petro Token (PTR)

Taiwan, March 27, 2018 - The government of Venezuela ("GOV") has recently introduced the Petro token ("PTR"), which purports to be a cryptocurrency backed by oil. We see the PTR as having limited utility. In addition, it could be construed as an attempt to circumvent legitimate...

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Bitfinex Adopts Trade Surveillance Platform Irisium

Bitfinex and Irisium collaborate to improve digital asset market integrity   London, United Kingdom - March 14, 2018 - Irisium Ltd (formerly known as Ancoa Software Ltd), a leading provider of market surveillance and analytical software for financial organisations, has today announced that Bitfinex is to integrate the...

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Introducing The ‘Honey Framework’

The Honey Framework - An algorithmic order toolkit for customised order types   At Bitfinex we are dedicated to releasing rock-solid new features on the first attempt whilst constantly pushing the boundaries of the digital asset trading space. We realize many of you are curious as to what is...

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Bitfinex Adopts SegWit

Bitfinex Now Supports SegWit for Lower BTC Fees & Faster Processing Times Today Bitfinex is delighted to announce support for bitcoin deposit and withdrawals using P2SH Segregated Witness (SegWit) addresses. SegWit is a Bitcoin protocol improvement that facilitates scaling. The implementation means Bitfinex users can benefit...

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Announcing EOSfinex

Bitfinex to Build High Performance Decentralized Exchange on the EOS.IO Platform   Today we are proud to announce EOSfinex — the first high performance decentralised exchange to be built on EOS.IO technology. In order to continue pushing the boundaries of market leading services, EOSfinex will combine the scalability and speed of EOS.IO...

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Announcing Golem (GNT) Launch

Golem (GNT) trading is now live on Bitfinex against BTC, ETH and USD. Golem aims the build the first truly decentralized supercomputer. By connecting computers in a P2P network, where both application owners and individual users to rent resources of other users’ machines, they create a global market for...

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