Bitfinex resolves platform outage after briefly halting trading

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By Harper Lee

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Late last night, crypto exchange Bitfinex resolved a platform outage that temporarily halted trading.

“We are investigating issues related to reduced platform performance and have temporarily halted trading,” the exchange’s official X account states. job.

About two hours later, Bitfinex said it identified the issue and began implementing a fix.

Less than ten minutes later, the exchange announced that it was close to completion and would return to view-only mode with the ability to cancel orders five minutes before trading reopened.

The issue was officially resolved at 3:48 UTC.

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Adam is editor-in-chief for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He is based in Central Europe and was an editor and podcast host at crypto exchange OKX’s former research arm, OKX Insights. Before that, he co-founded, which he grew into one of the leading crypto media brands during his peak as editor-in-chief. Previously, he was the editor-in-chief of Before joining the blockchain and crypto industry, he worked for, and He tweets via @XBT002 and can be emailed at [email protected].

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