OKEx Establishes $10M Fund for GameFi Projects

The cash will come from the exchange's $100 million OKEx BlockDream Ventures fund, which invests in blockchain projects.

News  ·  20 August 2021

Chinese Crypto Traders Remain Confident in Binance Despite Regulatory Woes

Traders in China appear to be more concerned about the future of Huobi and OKEx.

Markets  ·  4 August 2021

OK Group to Work With Nanjing Police on Anti-Money Laundering Blockchain

Despite a crackdown on crypto mining, Chinese authorities are still bullish on blockchain technology.

News  ·  12 July 2021

Chinese Internet Services Are Censoring Binance, Huobi and OKEx-Related Keywords

The move comes as officials in mainland China have upped the pressure on crypto mining and trading.

News  ·  9 June 2021

CME Returns to Second Place in Latest Rankings of Bitcoin Futures Exchanges

The global derivatives giant improves from fifth place earlier this week. Binance ranks first.

Markets  ·  21 May 2021

During Bitcoin’s Latest Price Crash, ‘Tether Premium’ Shows Where Money Went

The stablecoin's price in dollars surged during the recent market correction to the highest since the "Black Thursday" sell-off in March 2020.

Markets  ·  20 April 2021

Conflux Launches Cross-Chain Bridge to Connect Asia’s Largest Crypto Exchanges

Users on Ethereum, Binance Smart Chain, Huobi ECO Chain or OKEx Chain would be able to convert digital assets on one of these networks to an identical asset on a different chain.

News  ·  20 April 2021
Lightning Network

OKEx Goes Live With Bitcoin Lightning Network Deposits, Withdrawals

OKEx is the seventh major exchange to add the scaling solution.

Tech  ·  19 April 2021

Coinbase Misses Out on Dogecoin Listing as Meme Token Rallies 6,000%+ on Binance

Coinbase is known for its expensive trading fees yet it's still not listing doge, one of the most traded tokens.

Markets  ·  16 April 2021

The World Is Watching as Coinbase Goes Public

Exchange executives worldwide say the direct listing could spur adoption and acceptance of crypto.

Markets  ·  14 April 2021

OKEx and MXC to Invest $40M in Solana-Based Projects in DeFi Arms Race

The funds will pay developers and projects building on the Solana ecosystem.

News  ·  25 March 2021

Shanghai-Backed Conflux Blockchain Wants to Bring DeFi to China

The company told CoinDesk that even though ICOs and fiat-to-crypto trading are not allowed in China, crypto-to-crypto trading is not banned.

Markets  ·  24 March 2021

Crypto Exchange OKEx Korea to Close as New AML Rules Come Into Force

An exchange spokesperson said the new anti-money laundering regime would make it too tough to continue operating.

Business  ·  23 March 2021

Weibo Suspends Huobi, Binance, OKEx Accounts After Bitcoin Surge

Chinese social media app Weibo suspended the official accounts of four major crypto exchanges: Huobi, Binance, OKEx and MXC.

Policy & regulation  ·  11 March 2021

Planning to Short Bitcoin? Better Check China’s ‘Tether Premium’ First

Bitcoin analysts say this week's quick market rebound might be due to Chinese retail buyers buying the dip, using the stablecoin tether.

Markets  ·  24 February 2021