Cex.io wasgoed founded on January 2013 by Oleksandr Lutskevych, it wasgoed originally associated with the now closed cloud mining webpagina GHash.io, which contributed to the early success of the exchange.
The daily trading volume of the webpagina thesis days is around Two,242 BTC (approximately Five.6 million USD). Eight trading pairs are suggested: ETH/USD, BTC/USD, ETH/BTC, BTC/EUR, BTC/GBP, BTC/RUR, ETH/EUR and GHS/BTC (GHS from their legacy mining venture), with the very first three accounting for most of the volume (44.23%, 32.22% and 16.66% respectively).
This year the webpagina has dropped support for some altcoins including Dogecoin, Namecoin and Litecoin (which used to be actively traded on the toneel).
Services are suggested worldwide, ter about 95% of the countries, with exceptions depending on every particular deposit / withdrawal method. The following countries are partially restricted, with specific details available te the Cex.io webstek.
Afghanistan, Cote d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Iceland, Iran, Iraq, Kenya, Liberia, Libya, Nigeria, North Korea, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Sao Tome and Principe, Tanzania, Tunisia, Turkey, Vietnam, Yemen, Zimbabwe.
Cex.io has adopted AML/KYC policies, spil it holds an MSB status with the FinCEN, and notably requires American citizens to verify their identity before depositing fiat. Margin trading is spil well restricted to people from the USA.
Using the Cex.io webpagina
The webpagina does not offerande demo or anonymous accounts, registration is mandatory to use their services.
The process is elementary and straightforward, social login (via Facebook, Google Plus, Vkontakte and Github) is suggested spil an alternative, but the traditional e-mail / password combination is available too.
After signing up and clicking the confirmation e-mail, the webpagina prompts to activate 2FA (either through Google Authenticator or with SMS / call verification). While it is possible to skip it, the webpagina strongly encourages adding a 2nd security step and makes the user acknowledge that he is responsible for anything that could toebijten if the toegevoegd protection is not set.
Cex.io prompts to enable 2FA after confirming an account
After having bot optional formerly, Identity verification is meantime mandatory. The process is spil effortless spil packing a duo of forms, scanning documents (ID and residence certificate) and taking a picture holding the ID, and then uploading them to the toneelpodium and waiting for their personnel to validate the provided information.
Using the webpagina: funding the account
Three options to deposit are suggested: credit cards (VISA and MasterCard), bankgebouw transfers and through CryptoCapital (Bitcoin). Four fiat currencies are accepted (USD, EUR, RUR, GBP) and two cryptocurrencies (BTC and ETH). Deposits ter Russian Rubles are only received from credit cards. There are ondergrens deposit amounts for cryptocurrencies, depending on the coin: 0.001 for ETH, 0.0001 for BTC, ZEC, BCH, BTG, and DASH each.
Concerning fiat withdrawals, there are suggested minima for every payment method (20 USD / EUR, 1,200 RUR and 15 GBP for credit cards and 100 USD / EUR and 80 GBP for handelsbank transfers).
Deposit (spil well spil withdrawal) thresholds depend on the type of account. A brand fresh user starts with a Basic account, which can be upgraded to Verified submitting the required documentation. Verified members may apply to become Verified Plus or for a Corporate account.
The last two tiers have no boundaries, while the standard accounts do have spil is listed below: