• Bitfinex Exchange Reopens After 2-Hour Outage Due to ‘Issues’

  • Bitfinex, a cryptocurrency exchange, announced on Tuesday that it had to “temporarily cease trading” due to a platform issue.

    • “We are investigating platform difficulties and must temporarily suspend trade,” Bitfinex said in a tweet. “Please accept our apologies for the inconvenience.”
    • Starting around 11:00 UTC, the exchange was down for about two hours. It was back up and running shortly after 13:00 UTC.
    • “A minor error happened during an internal server update,” a Bitfinex spokeswoman said in an email. “We suspended trade as a preventive step, and considering that present market circumstances are not turbulent.” “Trading has been restarted.”
    • During the period Bitfinex was down, the price of bitcoin (BTC) varied between $41,030.21 and $40,665.31 on rival exchange Coinbase, according to TradingView statistics.
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