Trade Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Litecoin and other cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin Trading with confidence. BitMEX is a trading platform that gives retail investors access to the global financial markets using Bitcoin, the Blockchain, and financial derivatives. Ultimately BitMEX uses digital currencies as a common form of collateral to allow anyone, anywhere, to trade anything. Currently clients can trade Bitcoin and other digital currency based derivatives with up to 100x leverage. To date, over US$2.0 billion worth of digital currency financial products have been traded on the BitMEX platform.
Co-Founder and CEO – Arthur Hayes
After graduating with a degree in economics from the Wharton School of Business, Arthur lived in Hong Kong as an equity derivatives trader. He was the market-maker for Deutsche Bank and Citibank’s Exchange Traded Funds (ETF) businesses. He also has extensive experience trading equity index futures, forwards, and swaps as well as non-deliverable FX forwards. Arthur brings a deep understanding of how to structure and trade financial derivatives.
Co-Founder and CTO – Samuel Reed
Samuel graduated from Washington & Lee University with a degree in Computer Science. He has nearly a dozen years of professional programming experience. Sam has served as CTO of two technology companies: Tixelated and Global Brand Solutions of Hong Kong. He has contracted for many others as an expert on web applications. Samuel’s primary area of expertise is in the implementation of modern, real-time web applications and interfaces, and he is a regular contributor to open source projects.
Co-Founder and COO – Ben Delo
Ben graduated from the University of Oxford with a Masters and First Class Honours in Mathematics and Computer Science. He has over ten years experience developing high-frequency trading systems for companies such as J.P. Morgan and IBM, dealing predominately in KDB /Q. His expertise covers the design, architecture and implementation of quantitative infrastructure, systems and tools.
BitMEX – Bitcoin Mercantile Exchange is a cryptocurrency derivatives trading platform.
BitMEX is the first exchange to launch a perpetual, leveraged swap contract. This means that you do not need to worry about rolling your position at a fixed point in the future since there is no expiry. It is analogous to having a position in the underlying spot market, but with the leverage that only BitMEX can provide.
There are many order types:
Market order; Limit order; Stop order; Take Profit order; Iceberg orders; Hidden orders; Close On Trigger Orders; Post Only orders.
More info about the orders can be found here.
Tradeable Contracts and Indices
Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ethereum Classic, EOS, Tezos, Zcash, Augur, Factom, Ripple, Monero, DASH, Litecoin, Stelar, and other. The exchange offers margin trading in all of the digital currencies displayed on the website. It also offers to trade with futures and derivates – swaps.
Bitcoin Mercantile Exchange Advantages
$26.5B traded since their start in November 2014 – over one quarter of the total Bitcoinmarket cap.
100 audits per second. BitMEX’s engine constantly audits the balances and history of all accounts. BitMEX keeps all funds in cold storage.
Unique Products: BitMEX offers up to 100x leverage on Bitcoin and high leverage on Altcoin futures.
Advanced API: their trading engine was built using the same technology used by investment banks and hedge funds.
Leading Security: BitMEX employs the latest in multi-factor security, inside and out.
Contract Types: BitMEX offers a variety of contract types. All contracts are bought and paid out in Bitcoin.
Only BitMEX has the “Perpetual P2P Swap”, a contract that trades like a future but never expires!
A speculative Bitcoin swap with up to 100x leverage, no expiry, and low fees!
Go long or short the world’s only Monero future with 25x leverage!
Ethereum and Ethereum Classic Futures, trading with up to 33x leverage!
Trade Bitcoin, Ethereum and other cryptocurrencies with up to 100x leverage. BitMEX is a trading platform that offers investors access to the global financial markets using only Bitcoin. BitMEX is built by finance professionals with over 40 years of combined experience and offers a comprehensive API and supporting tools. The founding team at BitMEX consists of best-of-class professionals in finance, web development, and high-frequency algorithmic trading.
This is a reliable exchange for all those looking to make some advanced trading.
✓ Available futures and derivates trading.
✓ High leverage.
✓ Many advanced features.
✓ Good liquidity.
✓ DTC (Sierra Chart) Integration.
Sierra Chart produces a highly-customizable, fast, and powerful thick-client trading application that allows trading stocks, futures, indices, options, and now: Bitcoin derivatives.