Educational

OTC (Over The Counter)
Unlike exchanges, OTC markets have never been a “place.” They are less formal, although often well-organized, networks of trading relationships centered aro...
Wed, 20 Oct, 2021 at 2:52 PM
Co-location
Locating computers owned by high-frequency trading firms and proprietary traders in the same premises where an exchange’s computer servers are housed. This...
Wed, 20 Oct, 2021 at 2:52 PM
Matching Engine
What is a Matching Engine? The software algorithm that forms the nucleus of an exchange’s trading system and continuously matches buy and sell orders, ...
Wed, 20 Oct, 2021 at 2:53 PM
Crypto glossary
51% Attack A 51% attack is a situation where more than half of the computers in a network running cryptocurrency software are controlled by one person or o...
Mon, 21 Nov, 2022 at 2:59 PM
FATF countries
Current FATF blocklist includes: Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Iran As of October 2022, the following jurisdictions are under...
Mon, 24 Oct, 2022 at 11:39 AM
What is KYC and why does it matter?
What is KYC and why does it matter? Identity is a set of claims that can be used to describe a unique person. Verification, or to verify something, prov...
Wed, 20 Oct, 2021 at 2:56 PM
How to fill out the support ticket for maximum efficiency.
How to fill out the support ticket? Blocktrade takes great pride in our Customer service that works around the clock to provide fast and best possible s...
Wed, 20 Oct, 2021 at 2:57 PM
Bitcoin Halving event: What does it mean?
What is a block halving event? As part of Bitcoin's coin issuance, miners are rewarded a certain amount of bitcoins whenever a block is produced (a...
Wed, 20 Oct, 2021 at 2:58 PM
What is Source of funds (SOF) and why does it matter?
What is Source of funds (SOF) and why does it matter? Refers to the origin of the particular funds or assets which are the subject of the business relat...
Wed, 20 Oct, 2021 at 2:59 PM
What is AMLD5 and why does it matter?
What is AMLD5 and why does it matter? With the advent of the fifth European Anti Money Laundering Directive (AMLD5), virtual asset service providers ha...
Wed, 20 Oct, 2021 at 3:00 PM