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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.


Okex updates. Paid giveaway but you can't withdraw it (yet?)

28 Oct 2020 1 minute read 0 comments CryptoAuthor

  Welcome to a further update on the Okex case. Follow me to don't miss the latest.  Exactly what title said. From last updates from Okex.com team, you can find here UPDATE: Oct. 27 at 1:00 pm UTCWithdrawals on OKEx are still temporarily paused. The...

OKEx trade contest before Suspend withdraws (at least strange)

27 Oct 2020 1 minute read 5 comments geocrypto

Look how strange.OKEx launches two trade contest, deposit and win, in fact a big lie, just before the withdraw suspension. Weird, right?   Publish contest 👉🏽https://www.publish0x.com/okex-announcements/okex-exclusive-500-dollars-eth-giveaway-on-publi...

Okex.com withdrawals stalling out from 10 days

25 Oct 2020 1 minute read 1 comment CryptoAuthor

  As we can read here Okex.com, one of the top CEX (Centralized EXchange), "temporarily" suspended withdrawals from Oct. 16. After 10 days no precise information was released by the company, that accounted the suspension to one of their private key h...

OKEx suspends all withdrawls untill further notice.

17 Oct 2020 1 minute read 0 comments nerd0x

As per this official announcement, OkEx has suspended all token withdrawls on its exchange. The reason mentioned is that one of its cold wallets private key holder is cooperating with the public security bureau. The private key holder likely is unde...

Giving OKEx the PVM trial by combat

17 Oct 2020 3 minute read 26 comments PVMihalache

I seen the OKEx giveaway last week and I ignore it. I seen today the news that all withdrawals are halted following an investigation. This if due to one of the company officials being arrested. Because is in my nature to be rebellious and do the oppo...

Okex withdrawal suspended - What's brewing?

16 Oct 2020 1 minute read 7 comments paragism

Cover Image Source Okex, one of the biggest cryptocurrency exchanges, has suspended withdrawals of cryptocurrency today in a mysterious move. As per the recent report, Mingxing Xu, a co-founder of Okex, is in Chinese police custody since last week. H...

OKEx Suspends Withdrawals Following Investigation by Authorities

16 Oct 2020 1 minute read 16 comments Abhimanyu Krishnan

OKEx has suspended withdrawals indefinitely on its platform, following reports of investigation by authorities on October 16. Local media outlets report that a company official has been arrested by the police and that he or she is cooperating with t...

Bitcoin And OKB Prices Fall Amid OKex Suspension On All Crypto Withdrawals

16 Oct 2020 1 minute read 0 comments CryptoBrowser

The Withdrawal Suspension Puts Strains On Crypto Market`s Prices One of the leading crypto spot and derivatives exchanges, OKex, stopped all crypto withdrawals from its platform after “losing touch” with one of its private key holders. The trading p...

Defi and Yield Farm with OKEx

14 Oct 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Buzzbeeg

Let's Farm Some Crypto Everyone knows that yield farming and Defi is hot! The real question is what is an easy way to go about it; especially if you are a beginner. I found an exchange called OKEx that makes yield farming easy. They have something c...

Peer to Peer Trading in India on OKEx

12 Oct 2020 1 minute read 3 comments Official Okex

P2P Trading One of the most important services an exchange can offer it's users is a good fiat gateway. At some point, most traders want to sell their Bitcoin or Tether for their country's currency so they can easily pay their bills. India has a com...