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OKEx is a cryptocurrency exchange founded by Start Xu, a Chinese businessman in 2017. The exchange operates globally but primarily serves the Asian markets with a heavy presence in China. However, OKEx is headquartered in Malta due to the nations sound regulatory framework for blockchain businesses and digital asset exchanges.

OKEx is considered to be a leading digital asset exchange that provides professional financial services to traders from over 100 countries around the world.  The exchange provides hundreds of token and futures trading pairs with high liquidity, making OKEx one of the top digital asset exchanges by trading volume. 

The crypto-to-crypto markets supported on OKEx include Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Tether (USDT), and OKEx’s exchange token (OKB). As for the futures markets, traders can trade Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Litecoin (LTC), Ethereum Classic (ETC), XRP, EOS, Bitcoin Cash (BCH), and Tron (TRX) futures. In addition to futures and crypto-to-crypto trading, OKEx offers over-the-counter (OTC) trading and margin trading with up to 5X leverage. 

OKEx offers something for everyone with high liquidity which is why it’s one of the leading cryptocurrency exchanges in the Asian markets. As for the exchanges trading interface, it is primarily geared towards more experienced traders. Traders benefit from multiple advanced order types including limit order, stop-limit, trail order, Iceberg order, TWAP, and advanced limit orders. The charting on the exchange is advanced as well. Traders have access to a slew of technical indicators, chart types, and time frames.

As for OKEx trading fees, the exchange offers tiered fees based on volume. For level 1 spot traders, they pay a maker fee of 0.10% and a taker fee of 0.15%. Level 1 futures traders pay a maker fee of 0.02% and a taker fee of 0.05%. Overall, the fees at OKEx are very competitive with the industry standards.


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12 Jan 2021 1 minute read 1 comment Official Okex

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High fees, slow transactions! OKEx strike 3! You're OUT!

2 Jan 2021 3 minute read 28 comments PVMihalache

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17 Dec 2020 8 minute read 0 comments Marko Vidrih Cryptomarks

I’ve talked about OKEx before, and about some of the things that you can do with this platform, but there’s more that you might not yet know. In fact, there’s quite a bit that you can do with the platform that you may not have known about or heard ab...

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13 Dec 2020 4 minute read 0 comments Nam Dinh Trong

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11 Dec 2020 1 minute read 1 comment Official Okex

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NerveNetwork NOW Supports OKB Cross-chain Staking

8 Dec 2020 1 minute read 0 comments NULS

  We would like to officially announce today the support of OKB assets to participate in cross-chain staking with a current annualized rate of 10.49% return. NULS heterogeneous project NerveNetwork currently supports cross-chain interoperability betw...

Understanding Ethereum 2.0 with OKEx

7 Dec 2020 8 minute read 0 comments Marko Vidrih Cryptomarks

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Market News, AMA and OKB Burning

2 Dec 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Official Okex

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Binance appears to be the winner of OKEx & Huobi problems

27 Nov 2020 1 minute read 2 comments ircrp

  With the recent problems OKEx customers have been facing in terms of their funds being locked for more than a month over one of its private key holders cooperating with Chinese security services and strong rumors going around that Huobi exchange co...

Learn and Claim Satoshi - The test that sent OKEx to the gallows

27 Nov 2020 3 minute read 25 comments PVMihalache

If you remember that OKEx  suspended all withdrawals on the 16th of October, after an investigation which leaded to the arrest of top company official, than you will probably remember the OKEx trial by combat. I tested OKEx, I received the $10 worth...