OKX’s February Proof-of-Reserves Report Shows $8.6B in ‘Clean Assets’

Data from CryptoQuant maintains that reserves are 100% clean, compared to 94% for Binance and 61% for Huobi.

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Updated May 9, 2023 at 4:08 a.m. UTC
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OKX is overcollateralized with a reserve ratio of 104% for bitcoin (BTC), 104% for ether (ETH) and 102% for USDT, according to a recently published proof-of-reserves report.

OKX proof of reserves for February 2023 (OKX)
OKX proof of reserves for February 2023 (OKX)

The exchange says that over 175,000 unique users have visited its proof-of-reserves page since it launched the initiative late last year.

“Proof of reserves is far from a niche topic – it is of vital importance to building user trust and we are dedicated to ensuring OKX shows continued leadership in this area," Lennix Lai, OKX managing director of financial markets, said in a release.

In January, the exchange released a report stating it had $7.5 billion in clean assets. The cleanliness of assets refers to a metric developed by CryptoQuant which measures how reliant an exchange is on its native token.

OKX continues to have an entirely clean reserve, according to CryptoQuant data, while Binance’s "cleanliness" comes in at 94% while Huobi has 61%.

In an interview with CoinDesk in January, Haider Rafique, OKX’s chief marketing officer, said that OKX has “never used a native token to finance the company.”

“The native token was never a big part of our business or treasury. Our native token was always designed to engage our most active customers and give them a way to seek discounts through activity on the platform,” he said at the time.

OKX’s token, OKB, is currently trading at $52.35, according to CoinGecko data, up 28.4% on the week.


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