Latest Cryptocurrency News

Find out the latest cryptocurrency news, trading updates and index announcements for the CME CF Cryptocurrency Pricing Products and CF Cryptocurrency Index Family.

Wednesday, Sep 2, 2020

trading

Contract Listings Update

XBT/EUR and ETH/EUR On the 28th of October, Kraken Futures will launch the world’s first XBT/EUR and ETH/EUR vanilla contracts (subject to regulatory approval). These will be cash-settled in Euros and will cover Perpetual, Monthly and Quarterly maturities.

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Contract Listings Update

Monday, Apr 6, 2020

trading

Tier 1 Notice

Tier 1 notice Clients that are verified to Tier 1 only on Kraken Futures/Crypto Facilities will no longer be able to trade on the platform after 20th April 2020. Clients must upgrade their account to Tier 2 or close any open positions before then.

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Tuesday, Dec 3, 2019

trading

Kraken Scheduled Downtime - Saturday, December 7th

Kraken has scheduled downtime on Saturday, December 7th at 16:00 UTC. The expected downtime is 1 hour, but please check the Kraken status page for updates. The Futures platform will not experience downtime, however users that sign in and transfer funds from their Kraken spot account will see reduced access.

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Friday, Nov 22, 2019

trading

Revenue Share Update

Revenue Share Update We are applying a small change to the floor payouts for the Revenue Share Program (RSP). The minimum payout is currently $25,000 a week and split amongst the contract types as follows:

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Tuesday, Nov 19, 2019

trading

Kraken Scheduled Downtime - Saturday, November 23rd

Kraken has scheduled downtime on Saturday, November 23rd at 16:00 UTC. The expected downtime is 1 hour, but please check the Kraken status page for updates. The Futures platform will not experience downtime, however users that sign in and transfer funds from their Kraken spot account will see reduced access.

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Thursday, Jul 11, 2019

trading

Kraken Scheduled Downtime

Kraken has scheduled downtime on Sunday, July 14 at 21:00 UTC. The expected downtime is 3-8 hours, but please check the Kraken blog for more details. The Futures platform will not experience downtime, however users that sign in and transfer funds from their Kraken spot account will see reduced access.

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Monday, May 20, 2019

trading

Revenue Share and Assignment Program

Revenue Share Program Update In March, we introduced our Revenue Share Program (RSP) to incentivise clients to provide liquidity and trade actively on Kraken Futures. The program has proved a huge success, reaching a record weekly pay-out of $175,000 last Friday.

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Revenue Share and Assignment Program

Thursday, May 9, 2019

trading

BitcoinCash (BCH) 'Great Wall' Upgrade

09 MAY 2019 The BitcoinCash (BCH) community will be implementing the planned upgrade to their protocol dubbed Great Wall that is backwards incompatible. It is programmed to be activated at the time when the median of the past confirmed 11 blocks on the network has a timestamp greater than or equal to epoch timestamp 1557921600, i.

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BitcoinCash (BCH) 'Great Wall' Upgrade