05 Aug 2016

Update

We are still working out the details so nothing is set in stone, however we are leaning towards a socialized loss scenario among bitcoin balances and active loans to BTCUSD positions. The numbers being quoted are erroneous as nothing has been decided as of yet...

03 Aug 2016

Bitfinex Update

We are currently in an ongoing process of restoring limited functionality in a secure environment, with full functionality coming afterwards in progressive stages. The first step is bringing the site online and allowing users to login and view the state of their accounts. Note that...

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...

30 Jun 2016

CHANGE LOG: VERSION 2.0.0 June 29, 2016

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...