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Kraken is a US-based cryptocurrency exchange founded by Jesse Powell in 2011. The exchange provides its users with crypto-to-crypto as well as crypto-to-fiat and vice versa trading on a wide array of the most popular crypto assets. 

The available crypto markets on Kraken include Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), and Tether (USDT), and the available fiat-to-crypto markets include US Dollar (USD), Euro (EUR), Canadian Dollar (CAD), Japanese Yen (JPY), and the Great British Pound (GBP). In total Kraken features trading for 22 different cryptocurrencies. 

Kraken is an ideal cryptocurrency exchange for all levels of experience because it has different trading interfaces for each level. For instance, traders can choose from Simple, Intermediate, Advanced, and Pro. The exchange supports all of the standard charting and analysis tools as well as an influx of leading technical indicators. Traders can choose from simple market order types to more advanced limit order types. 

In addition to standard crypto trading, Kraken supports margin trading, futures, indices, over-the-counter (OTC) crypto markets, and managed accounts. Therefore, Kraken is an extremely feature rich cryptocurrency exchange that adhere to nearly every type of customers needs. Kraken even supports institutional crypto trading by offering higher limit funding and withdrawal options, the highest available API rate limits, and full access to Kraken’s trade desk and account management services. 

As for Kraken trading fees, the exchange offers volume based trading fees that start at 0.16% for makers and 0.26% for takers. After a 30-day trading volume of $50,000 or more, the trading fees get reduced as the volume increases.  

According to VIP Traders, Bitcoin Will Break ATH Record in 2020: What about Altcoins?

1 week ago 1 minute read 1 comment kazandiran

According to a user survey conducted by Kraken, most traders expect Bitcoin (BTC) to reach its all-time high before 2021. The survey analyzed the responses of 400 "VIP" crypto traders in the famous stock market Kraken: 41% of participants identified...

Kraken Bitcoin: Bitcoin Trading Review

16 Feb 2020 3 minute read 0 comments paoluccimax

Kraken bitcoin review kraken bitcoin, based in San Francisco, is one of the largest exchanges of Bitcoin and is considered the largest  exchange of bitcoins  based on the volume of the euro, the liquidity and the exchange of Canadian dollars, US doll...

Kraken Review [2020] Is it a Safe Exchange?

21 Jan 2020 4 minute read 10 comments

Kraken Review 2020: Kraken exchange represents itself as the largest and popular crypto exchange. I believe we should not follow any exchange’s claim until we have deep knowledge about the exchange because if users simply follow the reputation of any...

Kraken, one of the oldest cryptocurrency exchanges in circulation, adds support to the Swiss franc

6 Dec 2019 1 minute read 0 comments Roberto D.

That the world of cryptocurrency trade is in constant turmoil and constantly changing is something quite known, after all these platforms must constantly evolve if they want to keep up with the times; for a long time we thought that decentralized exc...

Kraken Joins Silvergate Exchange Network

29 Nov 2019 1 minute read 0 comments CryptoArgha

Cryptocurrency Exchange Kraken Joins the network of silvergate Exchange Kraken is one of the oldest cryptocurrency exchange around there that has joined the SEN ( Silvergate Exchange Network) By agreeing to the agreement of SEN the United states base...

Minimizing Fees on Crypto Exchanges

7 Nov 2019 2 minute read 1 comment The Part Time Economist

Navigating Crypto Exchange Fees My original intent for this article was to create a step-by-step guide showing you how to open an account and trade crypto on the Kraken cryptocurrency exchange. Kraken has much lower trading fees than Coinbase Pro, b...

OKEx and Coinbase staking their Tezos as of today. Kraken announced to make Tezos staking possible soon.

7 Nov 2019 1 minute read 2 comments Allen Walters

One after the other, big exchanges make it possible for their users to stake their Tezos (XTZ) on their platform. Yesterday Coinbase announced 5% yearly returns for their users who choose to stake their XTZ. Today OKEx announced they will offer the u...

Cryptocurrency Exchange Kraken Adds Brave's BAT and WAVES

23 Aug 2019 1 minute read 0 comments FranciscoMemor

Kraken, a prominent cryptocurrency exchange that’s well-known for its standing in the industry, has added Brave’s Basic Attention Token (BAT) and WAVES to its platform. In its listing announcement the crypto exchange detailed that Brave’s BAT has see...

Kraken adds Bat and Waves on their trading platform

22 Aug 2019 1 minute read 0 comments CryptoArgha

American Cryptocurrency Exchange Kraken About to add Bat and Waves on their trading platform Recently kraken Announced that users will be able to deposit bat and waves from today and will be able trade those 2 assets from Auguest 22. Kraken will add...


1 Jun 2019 1 minute read 1 comment GranRethory

Checking the kraken chart we look at bitcoin against the Canadian dollar (xbtcad) in a total flash crash, this is already too weird! At the moment it is unknown what has happened, but seeing something like this in all temporalities really leaves mu...