Margin Trading

Binance to Cease Crypto Margin Trading on Sterling, Euro, Australian Dollar

The announcement comes hours after CEO Changpeng Zhao tweeted that Binance was reducing the maximum leverage users can use to trade futures contracts.

News  ·  26 July 2021

Kraken to No Longer Offer Margin Trading for US Investors Who Don’t Meet ‘Certain’ Requirements

Kraken said the changes come due to regulatory guidance about leveraged digital asset transactions.

News  ·  9 June 2021

Coinbase Will Suspend All Margin Trading Tomorrow, Citing CFTC Guidance

Coinbase plans to suspend all margin trading contracts effective tomorrow, and will end the service entirely by next month.

News  ·  24 November 2020
Exchanges Tech Upgrade Paves Way for Derivatives Trading

Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency platform has revamped its digital exchange, claiming a tenfold increase in performance and throughput.

Tech  ·  18 June 2020
Decentralized Exchanges

dYdX’s Crypto Loans Hit $1B Amid Coronavirus-Led Volatility

Volatility amid the COVID-19 pandemic has proven attractive to traders.

Markets  ·  23 April 2020

Coinbase Revives Margin Trading, With Conservative (for Crypto) 3x Leverage

Coinbase is rolling out margin trading retail and institutional investors in the U.S. and nine other countries, offering a light 3x leverage to traders.

Markets  ·  12 February 2020

Japan’s Financial Watchdog to Set Low Leverage Cap for Crypto Margin Traders: Report

Japan's top financial regulator reportedly plans to reduce the risk to crypto margin traders by cutting the maximum allowed leverage.

Policy & regulation  ·  13 January 2020

AlphaPoint’s White Label Tech Now Lets Crypto Exchanges Offer Margin Trading

The software provider is adding support for margin trading, with a raft of trading options and controls for crypto brokerages and exchanges.

Markets  ·  12 November 2019

Investors Who Lost Big in Poloniex Flash Crash Receive Bitcoin Refunds

Poloniex allowed margin trading on the coin until a flash crash wiped out 1,800 bitcoins worth $13.5 million at the time

Markets  ·  13 August 2019

Binance Launches Platform ‘2.0’ as Margin Trading Goes Live

Binance has launched version 2.0 of its platform – a move that officially adds margin trading for its customers.

Markets  ·  11 July 2019

Crypto Exchange Binance Confirms Margin Trading Coming ‘Soon’: Report

Binance has told TechCrunch it's launching margin trading "soon," after the crypto exchange accidentally revealed the service in a tweeted image.

Markets  ·  24 May 2019

Japan to Tighten Rules on Cryptocurrency Margin Trading

Japan is lowering the limits for cryptocurrency margin trading from next year, and will also mandate registration of platforms offering the service.

Policy & regulation  ·  19 March 2019

Japan’s Financial Regulator Mulls Cap on Cryptocurrency Margin Trading

Japan's Financial Services Agency is planning to put a cap on the leverage available to crypto margin traders to curb speculation and risk.

Policy & regulation  ·  25 October 2018

Korean Police Allege Coinone’s Crypto Margin Trading Is Illegal Gambling

A South Korean police department says execs at crypto exchange Coinone will be charged over claims its margin trading service is illegal gambling.

Policy & regulation  ·  7 June 2018

Buyer Beware? Credit Creeps Into Crypto

An influx of get-rich-quick types could encourage the sort of behavior that bitcoin was designed to escape.

Business  ·  21 December 2017