02 Aug 2016

Security Breach

Today we discovered a security breach that requires us to halt all trading on Bitfinex, as well as halt all digital token deposits to and withdrawals from Bitfinex. We are investigating the breach to determine what happened, but we know that some of our users have...

28 Jul 2016

ETC Margin Trading Is Live!

Margin trading for the the ETC pairs ETCBTC and ETCUSD is now live! The Margin funding feature has also been enabled allowing users to place ETC margin funding offers and bids. Margin requirements for ETC trading are identical to those of BTC, LTC, and ETH: 30% initial...

27 Jul 2016

Ethereum Classic Launch

Due to the Ethereum hard fork that occurred at block 1,920,000 on July 20th there are now two independent chains, Ethereum (ETH) and EthereumClassic (ETC). This means that every user who had ETH at the time of the hard fork will have their account credited...

15 Jul 2016

Ethereum Hard Fork Plans

Today the Ethereum foundation announced plans for an Ethereum hard fork to recover the funds from the DAO exploit. This hard fork is planned to occur at block 1,920,000, which should be on July 20th or 21st depending on your time zone. In anticipation of this hard...

08 Jul 2016

Change Log: Version 2.0.1

Major Changes Interface - Quickly access balance history by currency or wallet by clicking on the values in the balance overview in the top right corner of the page when logged in (demo). Trading - Improve showing active orders in the order book. Your active limit, stop, and trailing...

30 Jun 2016

Change Log: Version 2.0.0

Major Changes Trading New "Inactive Orders" section (below "Active Orders" on Exchange and Margin Trading) (demo dark | light). Move Advanced Funding Options to a check box toggle on the Margin Trading order form (demo) Security New on-site page for confirming security setting changes from confirmation...

02 Jun 2016

Bitfinex and CFTC reach settlement

Today, the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) issued an order instituting proceedings against BFXNA Inc. (BFXNA), an entity that conducts business with U.S. customers through the website www.bitfinex.com. In the order, the CFTC accepted BFXNA’s offer of settlement to resolve certain alleged violations...

25 May 2016

Change Log: Version 1.9.9

Major Changes Ethereum - Enabled Ether withdrawals to smart contract addresses. API - Speed improvements to some REST endpoints. Interface Optimizations to improve browser performance and memory usage. New setting on Interface > Tables to show only your orders for the current pair. Minor Changes New report, Margin Funding...

10 May 2016

Change Log: Version 1.9.8

Major Changes Security New setting on Security > Withdrawals to lock all withdrawals for 24 hours and receive an email notice when a new IP address is used to log into your account. Receive an email when two-factor authentication is disabled on your account. New section "Change...