BitMEX Launches Mobile Trading App in 140 Countries

The new app does not include the iconic "trollbox" feature of BitMEX's site, but will in future, the firm said.

AccessTimeIconSep 1, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. UTC
Updated Sep 14, 2021 at 9:50 a.m. UTC
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Leading cryptocurrency derivatives exchange BitMEX has launched a mobile trading app in 140 countries, the exchange told CoinDesk.

  • Announced Tuesday morning, the product launch comes two weeks after BitMEX’s first-ever identity verification requirement was announced earlier in August.
  • Built completely in-house, the mobile trading product closely matches the desktop experience and is already up and running.
  • Analytics show some accounts are already trading exclusively on the app, according to Ben Radclyffe, commercial director for the exchange’s parent organization, 100x Group.
  • The legendary “trollbox” chat widget is not included in the current version of the mobile app, however, according to Radclyffe.
  • He assured CoinDesk that its inclusion is planned for future updates.
  • BitMEX is the largest bitcoin derivatives exchange by open interest, according to Skew, with $1.01 billion in open contracts at last check.
BitMEX mobile app interface (BitMEX)
BitMEX mobile app interface (BitMEX)

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