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Recent Trading Announcements

Celebrating ETH’s Birthday with Fee Reductions on Our ETHUSD Products

July 30, 6:45 AM

We’re celebrating ETH’s sixth birthday by updating our fee structure on all ETHUSD products from now until 29 August at 23:59 UTC!

Here’s what will change:

  • Taker Fee: Reduce to 5bps from 7.5bps (2.5bps decrease)
  • Maker Rebate: Reduced to 1bps from 2.5 bps (1.5 bps decrease)

This applies to all ETHUSD products – the ETHUSD perpetual swap plus the ETHUSDU21 and ETHU21 futures.

More information is available on our blog.

Reminder – Scheduled Downtime for 12 August

July 29, 7:33 AM

Please be reminded that we will temporarily halt trading on the BitMEX platform on Thursday, 12 August at 02:15 UTC to facilitate a major upgrade to our operating system. From this time, any order actions will be rejected. Deposits made will be queued for processing.

The system will be online again in cancel-only mode from approximately 03:10 UTC. Order cancel requests and deposits will be processed normally. Continuous trading will recommence from approximately 03:15 UTC. 

From the halt of trading until continuous trading resumes, there will be no Mark Price updates and hence no liquidations.

For more information, please see our blog.

Important – Rescheduling of Platform Downtime

July 23, 10:40 AM

Please note that the previously announced platform downtime originally scheduled for 29 July has been rescheduled to Thursday, 12 August at 02:15 UTC.

During this time, we will temporarily halt trading on the BitMEX platform to facilitate a major upgrade to our operating system. From this time, any order actions will be rejected. Deposits made will be queued for processing.

The system will be online again in cancel-only mode from approximately 03:10 UTC. Order cancel requests and deposits will be processed normally. Continuous trading will recommence from approximately 03:15 UTC.

From the halt of trading until continuous trading resumes, there will be no Mark Price updates and hence no liquidations.

For more information, please see our blog.

For any questions, please get contact Support.

Significant Maker and Taker Fee Reduction on ETHUSD Products From 30 July

July 23, 6:44 AM

From 00:00 UTC on 30 July to 23:59 UTC on 29 August, we’ll be dropping both maker and taker fees significantly on all ETHUSD products on BitMEX. The temporary fee reductions will be as follows:

  • Maker Fee: Reduced to 1bp from 2.5bps (1.5bps decrease)
  • Taker Fee: Reduced to 5bps from 7.5bps (2.5bps decrease)

Please take this opportunity to adjust your trading strategies accordingly ahead of the 30 July go-live date. More details will be posted on the BitMEX blog next week.

Till then, happy trading!

Important Reminder – Scheduled Downtime for 29 July

July 22, 4:07 AM

Please be reminded that we will temporarily halt trading on the BitMEX platform on Thursday, 29 July at 02:15 UTC to facilitate a major upgrade to our operating system. From this time, any order actions will be rejected. Deposits made will be queued for processing.

The system will be online again in cancel-only mode from approximately 03:10 UTC. Order cancel requests and deposits will be processed normally. Continuous trading will recommence from approximately 03:15 UTC.

From the halt of trading until continuous trading resumes, there will be no Mark Price updates and hence no liquidations.

For more information, please see our blog.

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