05 Aug 2015

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...

21 Jul 2015

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...

22 May 2015

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...

06 May 2015

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...

15 Jan 2015

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...

13 Jan 2015

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...

15 Sep 2014

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...