The exchange operates based on a schedule, charging both a 0.15% maker- and taker-fee.
Additionally, users can purchase a ‘fixed amount coupon‘ which allows for competetive fees around 0.01% – 0.075%.
worldwide, except for Ethiopia, Iran, Iraq, North Korea, Serbia, Syria, Sri Lanka, Tunisia, Trinidad and Tobago, Vanuatu, and Yemen.
Seoul based Bithumb was founded in 2014 and is the biggest crypto-exchange in South Korea. The exchange has been hacked in June 2018, but has announced to reimburse affected user. The exchange operates worldwide, has high community trust, a good customer service and offers very competitive fees.
- uses cold storage security architecture
- good customer service via ticket system, mail and phone (also in English) and helpful guides
- community trust
- very competitive fees
- was recently hacked (but at least refunded all losses to the users)
- allows only for wire transfers in South Korean won (KRW)