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Questions tagged [bitfinex]

Bitfinex is an exchange based out of Hong Kong dealing with Bitcoin, Litecoin, Darkcoin and allows trades in US Dollars. Features include standard exchange trading, 3.3:1 leveraged trading and swap contracts.

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Candle decimal places

What is the query param to specify the decimal precision in Bitfinex API v2? Seemly the default precision is ####.0, but i want a "precision more precise" than only one decimal place
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What's the exact formula where I can calculate my liquidation price on Bitfinex for a leveraged position?

The following variables are given: Exchange: Bitfinex Funds: $10,000 USD BTC Price: $1000 Use Leverage of: 2x = $20,000 USD Say I wanted to go long Bitcoin thinking it would be above $1000 in the ...
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Bitfinex get Trading Fees via API

After placing a market order, I got its order_id & checked its status via this end point /v1/order/status and I got the following: Array ( [id] => 18141116927 [cid] => 43611135723 [cid_date]...
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Bitfinex Api limit server or individual ip address [closed]

I'm using the Bitfinex API to create a website with prices of the cryptocurrencies on there. Their website says they have a 90 request limit per minute per ip address. Since I will be putting the ...
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Shorts, longs BTC data

I am trying to use the Bitfinex API to get historic shorts,longs BTC/USD data.So, the Bitfinex gives size data with Available values: '1m', this equals last 2 hours, i need last two month at least. ...
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Where can I get the export format for exchanges?

I am trying to get the format that a large number of exchanges use to export their data. So when a user clicks export my trades, there is usually a csv file which has a specific format to it. I ...
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Bitfinex - 25% annual funding fee for margin - Fiat vs crypto - how to minimize cost?

On bitfinex, funding fee for USD is around 0.05% (daily) while that for other crypto like BTC is 5-10x smaller (around 0.008%). In my margin account, i have positions in few crypto currencies and i ...
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How to get the historical data from bitfinex.com with out a limit?

I am drawing a chart using the data pulled from bitfinex.com via a simple API query. As the result, i will need to render a chart which is going to show the historical data of BTCUSD for the past two ...
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How exchange platforms work?

I am wondering how exchange platforms such as Kraken or Bitfinex can survive bubble exposions? People exchange real currencies for cryptocurrencies. When a bubble explode a lot of people want to trade ...
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Removed transaction

I have this transaction I made some days ago (8) and it wasn't processed by the miners and it was unconfirmed (for very low fee). Today I made a quick check and it looks like REMOVED / EXPIRED. What ...
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Is there a way to identify number of wallets opened by an exchange

This is precursor to a data science question. Essentially, I am trying to map bitcoin's price to the number of wallets opened today on an exchange. It's quite common that the users would put in a ...
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Mistakenly sent BCH to BTC bitfinex wallet - can I get my BCH back?

I just made the huge mistake to sent BCH from Exodus to my BTC wallet in bitfinex. Can I by any chance get my BCH back?
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Has anyone experienced money wire from Bitfinex to a european bank? How are the fees applied?

I try to find the best way to cash-out when needed. I use Bitfinex lately and I see that they have a good fee structure (https://www.bitfinex.com/fees - if you know something better let me know). ...
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Does Bitfinex support B2X? Will BTC holders at the moment of the fork be credited B2X on a 1:1 ratio?

I know, we should hold them in cold storage, etc, but I can't know for sure whether Bitfinex will credit the B2X on a 1:1 ratio for BTC holders. Thank you for your answers! David
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Historic market data from Bitfinex

I am trying to use the Bitfinex API to get historic OHLC data. I have posted a simmilar question on the main Stack Overflow page: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/47107106/bitfinex-data-api but I ...
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Will I be losing my BTG by sending BTC to bitfinex

I have my BTC in my trezor wallet (had it for a while before the BTG fork), now I would like to send some BTC to Bitfinex, but I am worried that if I do so, it will also send my BTG to the same ...
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Trade Execution v.s. Trade Execution Update

Using the Bitfinex WebSocket API I am subscribing to trades. The data I receive looks like this: chanId msgType tradeID Timestamp Amount Price [ 139260, 'te', [ 73962571, 1507383025000,...
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Bitfinex - Market order that uses all available

When calling the New Order Rest API (V1) to do a Buy order I get an error saying that I have insufficient funds. This is due to the fact that the price has changed off the original calculation. When ...
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Bitfinex REST API v2.0 modify orders

I am not sure if this is the right place for this kind of question, but there is no general crypto currency stack ... I am developing an application which accesses Bitfinex data and also should be ...
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On Bitfinex, what is FRR?

On Bitfinex under Lending it has a check box for FRR and FRR Delta What do these option do? (Flash Return Rate)
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Bitfinex API -> retrieve funding earnings for custom period

I am trying to retrieve my funding profit of the previous day via the Bitfinex API. But all I find is this API which only returns the profit of the last 30 days summed up (funding_profit_30d): https:...
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What is the “Count” column in the order book on Bitfinex?

I can't understand what count means here. I would have assumed that it was the number of orders at that price, but the total column does not seem to reflect this. Can't find any info in the ...
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Bitfinex api v2 not returning candles

I am using bitfinex websockets v2 api in a Java application, to get the candles from a market. But I don't get any message back from the socket(not even an error). I wonder what I am doing wrong. Also ...
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Tracking the Bitfinex hacked coins

How can someone like an exchange track the Bitfinex hacked coins to make sure the hacker cannot exchange them? Does a service exist to make it easy for the exchange to call an API with the deposit ...
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Bitfinex get credits and convert timestamp to JS Date

I'm fetching my active credits in BFX and trying to discover when I'll have my funding back. This is a response example: /v1/credits [{ amount: "294.4316181", currency: "USD", id: ...
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Bitfinex API limit

There is currently an API limit of 60 requests per minute on Bitfinex. Question is whether this limit is related to: 1) single IP address, If so, can I have more IPs linked to one account each of ...
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Bitfinex 400 error

string url = @"https://api.bitfinex.com/v1/balances"; string paramDict = "{\"request\": \"/v1/balances\",\"nonce\": \"" + GetNonce() * 10000 + "\"}"; string payload = Convert....
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Is it possible to short on Bitfinex using a SELL-STOP, then BUY-STOP and BUY-LIMIT at the same time?

I would like to know if it's possible to do this short order without having to manually add the stop loss after it's opened. Say the price is currently $300, and if it hits $280 I know it will ...
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Bitfinex API - clarification of “timestamp” in orderbook API request

Does anybody know what value "timestamp" in orderbook POST actually means? The response is structured as follows: bids (array) price (price) amount (decimal) timestamp (time) asks (array) price (...
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BitFinex API call returns 400 bad request - “Could not find a key matching the given X-BFX-APIKEY”

I dont know what I'm doing wrong, but everytime I try send post request "https://api.bitfinex.com/v1/balances" or some else I got this answer "Could not find a key matching the given X-BFX-APIKEY". I ...
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Why does Bitfinex allow shorting with BTC as collateral?

I made a mistake today where I shorted BTC on Bitfinex using BTC as collateral. Why is this even possible, I cant figure out why someone would want to do that?
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API Bitfinex question: “key amount should be a decimal string”?

I started writing code for the Bitfinex api yesterday and I've been struggling quite a lot with this. I am using jndok's python implementation. I added my pyblic and secret keys and wrote this line ...
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BitFinex API call returns 400 bad request

Trying to get authentication with BitFinex to work. Docs here: https://www.bitfinex.com/pages/api Say the client wants to make a request to POST https://api.bitfinex.com/v1/order/new ...