Recent Trading Announcements

Change in Validation of Bulk New Order Requests

July 14, 7:39 AM

Starting on 16 July 2020, submitting a bulk order request that contains duplicate clOrdIDs will no longer be allowed. This update to bulk order request handling matches how single order requests are handled (they require a unique clOrdID per order). 

From 16th July 2020, bulk order requests that contain duplicate clOrdIDs will be rejected with the message: “Duplicate clOrdID”

This functionality update is part of the ongoing simplification of our API. If you have any further questions, please contact Support.

BitMEX Indices Updated – Q3 2020

June 26, 12:12 PM

BitMEX updated its indices across all products today, 26 June 2020 at 12:00:05 UTC. 


Please see our blog post and BitMEX Indices page for index weights and further details.

Change in Validation of Amend Order Requests

June 24, 2:13 AM

Reminder:  Starting 08:00 UTC on 24 June 2020, amending an order will require a price, stopPx, orderQty or leavesQty to be changed. After this time, amend order requests that do not satisfy this condition will be rejected. Bulk amend requests will be rejected if any of the amend orders in the bulk are rejected. Reject message: Invalid amend: orderQty, leavesQty, price, stopPx unchanged“. This change has been live in the Testnet environment for a month.

This functionality update, originally announced on 17 June 2020, is part of the ongoing simplification of our API and trading system architecture. If you have any further questions, please contact Support.

New BCHUSD Quanto Perpetual Swap Went Live Today (16 June 2020) at 04:00 UTC

June 16, 4:00 AM

Today, 16 June 2020, our latest product – BCHUSD quanto perpetual swap contract – went live. 

Trading started here at 04:00 UTC – see the full contract specs on our website.

Update to BitMEX .BXRPXBT Index, 15 Jun 2020

June 15, 3:49 AM

Effective 15 Jun 2020 at 04:00 UTC, BitMEX will reintroduce Poloniex into its .BXRPXBT index. The detailed constituents of the .BXRPXBT index are listed in the blog post.

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