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Gemini Is Now the World’s First Licensed Zcash Exchange!

We are excited to announce support for Zcash trading and custody. Starting on Saturday, May 19th at 9:30am EDT customers will be able to start depositing Zcash into [...] We are excited to announce support for Zcash trading and custody. Starting on Saturday, May 19th at 9:30am EDT customers will be able to start depositing Zcash into their Gemini accounts. Trading will begin on Tuesday, May 22nd at 9:30am EDT. We will be offering the following new trading pairs and services: Continuous Trading Block [...] Read More

Introducing Marketplace Surveillance Technology

Building a rules-based marketplace is critical to our mission to build the future of money — individuals and institutions need to feel safe and secure when trading. To [...] Building a rules-based marketplace is critical to our mission to build the future of money — individuals and institutions need to feel safe and secure when trading. To that end, we are excited to announce that over the coming months we will be implementing Nasdaq’s SMARTS Market Surveillance technology to monitor our marketplace. SMARTS [...] Read More

Introducing Gemini Block Trading

As part of our mission to continue to improve and expand our platform, we are excited to launch Gemini Block TradingTM, a fully electronic block trading facility. Block [...] As part of our mission to continue to improve and expand our platform, we are excited to launch Gemini Block TradingTM, a fully electronic block trading facility. Block Trading enables our customers to buy and sell large quantities of digital assets outside of Gemini’s continuous order books, creating an additional mechanism to source [...] Read More

Update to the Gemini Trading Fee Schedule

Beginning April 2, 2018, we will be updating our fee schedule for each of our three trading pairs: BTC/USD, ETH/USD, and ETH/BTC. You can see our updated Trading Fee [...] Beginning April 2, 2018, we will be updating our fee schedule for each of our three trading pairs: BTC/USD, ETH/USD, and ETH/BTC. You can see our updated Trading Fee Schedule here. This new fee schedule will go into effect at midnight UTC, April 2, 2018 (7:00 pm ET, April 1, 2018), and then be applied to all trades going forward from [...] Read More

A Proposal for a Self-Regulatory Organization for the U.S. Virtual Currency Industry

As part of Gemini’s mission to build the future of money, we believe in the importance of thoughtful regulation in the virtual currency industry. Starting in 2014, we [...] As part of Gemini’s mission to build the future of money, we believe in the importance of thoughtful regulation in the virtual currency industry. Starting in 2014, we worked with the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYSDFS) to obtain a trust company license for Gemini’s exchange and custody business. In 2017, as part of [...] Read More

Successful First Settlement of Bitcoin Futures

Gemini is proud to announce the successful first settlement of January expiry Bitcoin Futures, which trade on the Cboe Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) under the ticker “XBT” [...] Gemini is proud to announce the successful first settlement of January expiry Bitcoin Futures, which trade on the Cboe Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) under the ticker “XBT” (contract specifications | fact sheet). The settlement price was $10,900.00, as determined by Gemini’s 4pm Eastern Time BTCUSD auction, in which 616.86 bitcoin traded — [...] Read More

Cboe and Gemini to Launch First-Ever Bitcoin Futures Contract – Ticker: XBT

Gemini is excited to announce that Bitcoin (USD) Futures Contracts will begin trading on the Cboe Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) starting at 6:00 p.m. EST on Sunday [...] Gemini is excited to announce that Bitcoin (USD) Futures Contracts will begin trading on the Cboe Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) starting at 6:00 p.m. EST on Sunday December 10th, 2017 under the ticker symbol “XBT” (contract specifications | fact sheet). Monday, December 11th, will be the first full day of trading, and there will be no [...] Read More

Post Mortem: Gemini Exchange Downtime on November 29, 2017

As many are aware, Bitcoin attained new peaks of value on November 28th and into November 29th. On the morning of November 29th, our Web interface experienced an [...] As many are aware, Bitcoin attained new peaks of value on November 28th and into November 29th. On the morning of November 29th, our Web interface experienced an unprecedented increase in traffic which impacted the performance and availability of our Web interface and to a lesser extent our API servers. At no time was this increase in [...] Read More

New Fee Schedule!

Beginning November 15, 2017, Gemini’s best taker fee for liquidity-taking trades will be 10 bps (0.10%), on each of our three order matching engines: BTC/USD, ETH/USD, [...] Beginning November 15, 2017, Gemini’s best taker fee for liquidity-taking trades will be 10 bps (0.10%), on each of our three order matching engines: BTC/USD, ETH/USD, and ETH/BTC. Gemini’s best maker fee for liquidity-making trades will be 0 bps (0.00%), on each of our three order matching engines: BTC/USD, ETH/USD, and ETH/BTC. Market [...] Read More

Upcoming Bitcoin Hard Fork: Modified Exchange Operations

Due to a disagreement among Bitcoin developers and other community stakeholders, Bitcoin will undergo a “hard fork” in mid-November; essentially, it may split into two [...] Due to a disagreement among Bitcoin developers and other community stakeholders, Bitcoin will undergo a “hard fork” in mid-November; essentially, it may split into two separate and viable cryptocurrencies each vying for the name Bitcoin. Previously, Bitcoin underwent a hard fork on August 1, 2017, splitting into two separate chains; [...] Read More