World's best cryptoexchanges
Number of traded pairs: 71
Daily Volume: $20 400 000
Crypto exchange began its work in 2013, settled in Great Britain. It has more than 1.3 million of registered users, mostly – Russian-speaking cryptotraders. There are 71 cryptocurrency pairs. Aside dollar and euro pairs, there are also available rubles and hryvnyas.
Exmo collects 0.2% fee for every deal, along with transaction fee for payment system.
One of its tricks – cash back for fee paid after transaction. As for shortcomings, Exmo users often complain about disruptions in servers work and too slow platforms' work during cryptocurrency market rush.
Number of traded pairs: 8
One of the biggest crypto exchanges in Europe with headquarter in Vienna. Platform began its work in 2014. It’s one of the platforms, which allows buying the cryptocurrencies with credit cards. Also you can do it through payment systems Neteller, Skrill and bank transfers.
The list of available cryptocurrencies:
Platform hasn't own API, so it's impossible to evaluate the average daily trading volume. But Bitpanda is very popular in EU owing to its rapidity and safety.
However, there is one disadvantage – non-transparent fees. In addition to withdraw amounts and fees for exchanges’ services you have to pay certain interest for bank services, which depends on financial institutions.
Number of traded pairs: 24
Daily Volume: $6 580 000
CEX.IO began its’ work in 2013, settled in London. More than half a million people had used platforms’ services during its tenure.
Cryptocurrency exchange uses KYC (know your client) and AML (Anti Money Laundering) regulations in order to fulfill states' requirements.
Platform successfully defends itself by using SSL encryption and keeping funds in cold storages.
Aside trading, CEX.IO can be used as exchanger with ability to make immediate transaction.
Number of traded pairs: 46
Daily Volume: $23,855,977
BitBay is Polish exchange, which became one of the first market places for cryptocurrencies in Eastern Europe. Its’ average daily trading volume is about $24 million. One disadvantage of the crypto exchange is high transaction fee: from 0.25% to 0.43%.
In order to provide security platform holds funds in cold storages.
Notable, that after verification and providing your personal data you can replenish your account not only with dollar or euro, but also with zloty.
Number of traded pairs: 14
Daily Volume: $82 400 000
Bitstamp is one of the first European crypto exchanges, which received its’ license in Luxembourg and works within the legislative frameworks. The market place has started its' activities in 2011. Its’ average daily trading volume reaches of more than $82,4 million.
In order to start trading on Bitstamp you need to go through registration and verification, by providing your personal data. You can replenish your deposit, both with cryptocurrencies or euro/dollar through the credit card.
There are five cryptocurrencies are trading on the platform:
In January 2015 Bitstamp was hacked. After that bitter experience the developers reconsider their security system and start keeping 98% of client’s savings in cold storages.
Number of traded pairs: 6
Daily Volume: $22 000 000
Gemini has been presented on the market since 2015. It is founded by the Winklewoss brothers and is positioned as a platform for institutional investors and private traders.
Since the exchange is designed for large players, it meets all the requirements of cybersecurity and capital reserves, which emphasizes its reliability.
There are only three cryptocurrencies are traded: BTC, ETH, Zcash along with some fiat pairs.
Number of traded pairs: 91
Daily Volume: $25 700 000
Poloniex is one of the largest crypto exchanges in the world due to its trading volume, including the volume of altcoin trading. The platform has operated since 2014. Thanks to a large number of coins, investors can easily create their own cryptocurrency portfolio.
Speaking of withdrawal – there is daily $25 thousand limit, but in order to get to it the user needs to go through the verification providing his or her passport data. Otherwise, the daily limit is $2 thousand.
Note that there are no fiat pairs on the site.
Number of traded pairs: 283
Daily Volume: $31 000 000
Bittrex has began work in 2015 with headquarter located in Las Vegas. This exchanger is suited for altcoin traders, since there are 190 cryptocurrencies. Noteworthy that despite the trading volume, the transaction fee is always 0.25%.
There is no possibility to exchange cryptocurrencies to fiat, but at the same time there are USDT pairs.
Number of traded pairs: 56
Daily Volume: $106 400 000
Kraken is one of the most popular American cryptotrading platforms. Platform has been on the market since 2011. And Kraken is the source of cryptocurrency exchange rates broadcasting on Bloomberg.
Usually users on the platform trade in pairs with euro. The daily limit of withdrawal of fiat funds is $25 thousand, of cryptocurrencies – the equivalent of $50 thousand.
Regarding security, Kraken stores the bigger part of client savings in cold storages, using PGP encryption for sending messages, which helps to protect the information from hackers.
Number of traded pairs: 12
Daily Volume: $151 500 000
Coinbase began its work in2012 inthe USA, located its headquarter in San Francisco. The crypto exchange is in the TOP-20 of the largest exchangers due to its trading volume.
In general, Coinbase cares about the safety of its customers and savings, since during the entire time of its existence, not a single cent has been stolen from the site. In addition, crypto exchange insures all users’ savings.
Noteworthy, that some sections of the site are not available for unverificated users. So in order to use all the functions you must provide a copy of your ID when registering.
There are 4 available cryptocurrencies; BTC, BCH, ETH, LTC. Also there are fiat pairs represented on the exchange.
Number of traded pairs: 77
Daily Volume: $386 400 000
ZB.COM is Chinese cryptocurrency platform registered in Samoa offshore. Thanks to that Chinese citizens can make use of its services bypassing national ban on cryptocurrency operations.
Moreover, the platform accepted Chinese yuan. But is the only fiat currency you can deposit. In other cases you need to use crypto.
Commission: до 0,2%
Number of traded pairs: 87
Daily Volume: $407 500 000
Bitfinex is one of the first crypto exchanges in the world. It began its work in 2012, settled in Hong Kong. There are 87 crypto pairs, some of them in fiat. The fee depends on the amount of money you want to withdraw. The bigger sum, the lower fee.
Pay attention to the two-factor authentication. In the light of frequent cyber attacks, in which Bitfinex has lost $750 million only in 2018, would be better if you add your money to the platform only when necessary without storing your savings in hot wallets.
Number of traded pairs: 266
Daily Volume: $744 700 000
This is the third trading volume exchange. Huobi has registered in China since 2013. All trading deals made in crypto pairs, so in order to buy coins you need to buy cryptodollars Tether (USDT) on other exchanges. That principle underlines the most of exchanges.
But once every cycle the platform lets its user to replenish the accounts with fiats. You need to be aware – sometimes the exchange removes the possibility of fulfilling the deposit, and your money can just disappear.
After registration you need to go through verification by providing your personal data (passport or ID) and bank account number. It is important the name on the ID and the name of the bank account owner were the same. In the end you also need to link the account to your phone number.
Number of traded pairs: 519
Daily Volume: $1 4000 000 000
OKEx is the second trading volume exchange. The headquarter is located in Hong Kong, and it's OKcoins’ subsidiary.
There are 519 cryptocurrencies are trading on the exchange with fee rate depends on withdraw amount. If it’s less than 600 BTC, you pay 0.15%, if it's more than 12 000 - then 0.02%.
In 2017 hackers stole 600 BTC amounting to $2.7 million, but similar violations haven't occur since then.
Number of traded pairs: 380
Daily Volume: $1 700 000 000
Binance – one of the most big and famous crypto exchanges in the world. Its average daily trading volume reaches over $1.74 billion. Exchanges' headquarter is located in Hong Kong. According to Independence, the platform has added more than 240 000 users in less than a year.
More than 380 different cryptocurrencies have listed on this exchange with average withdraw fee is about 1%.
You need to type your email to get basic registration. But if daily withdraw is more than 2 BTC, you need to go through verification process by providing your personal data.
Notable, that in all this time there has not been stolen even a cent. The only thing noted with this crypto exchange is exchange-rate manipulation through the suspicious accounts, which eventually have been frozen. This represents a sufficiently high level of its cybersecurity.