Bitfinex Launches Verge (XVG) Trading

Bitfinex is pleased to introduce trading for Verge Currency (XVG). Deposits have been enabled, with trading set to go live at 11.30AM UTC.  Verge is a decentralised blockchain platform and cryptographic token created with privacy in mind. Verge is fast, flexible, private and anonymous; In addition...

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Bitfinex Launches Stellar (XLM) Trading

Bitfinex is pleased to introduce trading for Stellar Lumens (XLM). Deposits have been enabled, with trading set to go live at 11.30AM UTC.  Stellar Lumens are the native asset of the Stellar network - a free, open-source network that connects diverse financial systems and allows anyone...

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TRON (TRX) Migration Notice

Dear Bitfinex Users, On June 21st, 2018, we will see the migration of ERC20 Tron (TRX) tokens to the public TRX blockchain, as the TRON team launches their MainNet blockchain. This ERC20 token migration will begin on June 21st, 2018 (UTC/GMT+08:00). Between June 21st and June...

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New Ethereum Tokens Added To Bitfinex

Today we are pleased to introduce trading for Aragon (ANT), Storj (STORJ), Dether (DTH) and Mithril (MITH). Deposits have been enabled as of 9.45 UTC, with trading for all tokens set to commence at 14.00 UTC. Bitfinex is excited to provide a platform of support for...

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EOS Block Producer Application

Bitfinex is pleased to officially present itself as an EOS Block Producer Candidate. Founded in 2012, Bitfinex is a digital asset trading platform offering state-of-the-art services for digital currency traders and liquidity providers. Since our inception, our focus has been on identifying and advancing the capabilities...

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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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