Darkcoin (AKA Dash) to cease trading

Due to persistently low demand for trading in Darkcoin (AKA Dash), we have decided to remove Darkcoin from our crypto-currency trading pairs. Darkcoin trading will terminate on August 31st, 2015 at midnight UTC. Users will have one month - until midnight UTC on September 30,...

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New Commission Structure

We have decided to unify our BTC and LTC trading fee schedules into one universal tier structure based upon overall USD value traded in the last 30 days. We have also added additional tiers that reduce the taker rate. This new system will allow traders...

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A Fresh Look

Today we’re happy to release a refreshing overhaul to the Bitfinex interface. However, you’ll notice that this is not precisely a “redesign”. In fact, the core of the application remains very familiar. Our goal was to smooth out rough edges, tighten a few loose bolts, and...

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Update regarding recent security breach

Following the unfortunate security incident involving our hot wallets, we have worked diligently with our security specialists and customers to ensure the security of the new hot wallets as well as working with individual customers who were affected. New (secure) deposit addresses for BTC, LTC...

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Urgent action required

Dear Customer, Although we keep over 99.5% of users’ BTC deposits in secure multisig wallets, the small remaining amount in coins in our hot wallet are theoretically vulnerable to attack. We believe that our hot wallet keys might have been compromised and ask that all of...

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Withdrawal Confirmations

In an effort to eliminate “orphaned” withdrawals requests, Bitfinex will start to automatically cancel withdrawals that have been pending e-mail confirmation for over an hour. Canceled withdrawal amounts will be credited back immediately to customer accounts. We are doing this as a service to our...

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Bitfinex feature announcement: Tether

Bitfinex is pleased to announce the availability of Tether as a withdrawal and deposit method for our verified clients. Verified users now have an additional “Tether” funding option, along with “Crypto-Currencies” and “Wire Transfer” on the Deposit and Withdraw pages. Tether is a Bitcoin-compatible token which...

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Security: Best Practices

In light of recent events, and in response to questions from our users, we wanted to convey some information to the community regarding our security protocols. Generally, we want to remind our users that we are paranoid about security, and have the industry leading standards...

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Introducing Mining Contracts

We are pleased to offer mining contracts as trading product on the Bitfinex platform. We have worked for some time to develop what we believe is a superior approach to “cloud mining” that is smartly packaged to offer simplicity and transparency. While we are very...

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