Cryptocurrency Exchanges 2018

We list and evaluate the top Cryptocurrency Exchanges on a regular basis

What’s the best cryptocurrency exchange on today’s market? This is one of the questions that cryptocurrency fans and investors regularly ask themselves and they do that for a reason. With new crypto trading regulation rules implemented by different countries, the reports of bankrupted or hacked exchanges appearing now and then, the importance of choosing the right exchange is growing daily. As a cryptocurrency owner you need to consider multiple parameters including but not limited to: exchange jurisdiction, website safety, level of liquidity, fees and spread, list of currency pairs available to trade Bitcoin and altcoins, payment methods. It is also wise to check feedback of users on special forums and check the user rating on independent resources. In this section we have compiled a list of the trustworthy cryptocurrency exchanges of 2018 based on the parameters listed above. Your personal top list may look different and we recommend that you do your own research, however, this list is a good place to start if you are a new to cryptocurrency trading. As cryptocurrency exchanges have recently implemented new options (e.g. margin trading on most popular altcoin pairs) and more services are becoming available, new exchanges will be added to this section to help you choose the best crypto exchange.

Poloniex

Poloniex is a US-based digital asset exchange offering maximum security and advanced trading features. The vast majority of customer deposits are stored offline in air-gapped cold storage...

HitBTC

HITBTC registerd in the UK in early 2015. The exchange offers USD, EUR, GBP to BTC as well as a collection of the most common crypto to crypto trading pairs. The volume has been steadily rising...

CEX

CEX.IO was launched in 2013 in London and initially operated both as a Bitcoin exchange and cloud mining service. At one stage its mining pool, known as Ghash.io, was one of the largest...

GDAX

GDAX offers institutions and professionals the ability to trade a variety of digital currencies like Bitcoin, Ethereum, and more on a regulated U.S. based exchange. GDAX offers an intuitive...


Livecoin

Livecoin is multi-cryptocurrency trading platform, suitable for both beginners and experienced traders. Livecoin offers services both for regular users and for coin developers. These include ICOs, swaps...

Bittrex

Bittrex provides individuals and businesses a world class experience to buy and sell cutting-edge cryptocurrencies and digital tokens. Based and fully regulated in the USA, Bittrex is the go-to spot...

Cryptopia

The Cryptopia exchange is a powerful currency trading platform. Deposit, trade, and withdraw Bitcoin, Litecoin, and over 400 other crypto currencies. Convert New Zealand dollars to crypto...

BitMEX

Founded by HDR Global Trading Limited (which in turn was founded by former bankers Arthur Hayes, Samuel Reed and Ben Delo) in 2014, BitMEX is a trading platform operating in Hong Kong...


QuadrigaCX

QuadrigaCX is a Canadian Cryptocurrency exchange platform, with offices in Vancouver, BC. Our goal is to provide an easy to use platform to simplify the process of buying and selling Bitcoins.

Paymium

Quick and secure, Paymium is your Bitcoin partner for all your transactions. You can buy bitcoins with a few clicks, at the market price. Paymium can keep your bitcoins totally secured or transfer them...

EXX

Operated by EXX Group Limited, EXX is an abbreviation of Exchange X. EXX offers cryptocurrency trading such as Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ethereum and Ethereum Classic for our entire global user base...

CCEDK

CCEDK was founded in Denmark in 2014. The Company allows for a wide variety of markets to be traded from crypto to crypto as well as fiat to Bitcoin pairs. Although a relatively new arrival...


Lykke

The Lykke exchange is a semi-decentralized exchange for cryptocurrencies and fiat. The company's subsidiaries, which are licensed as financial companies, provide broker and trading services for clients...

Coinfloor

Coinfloor is one of the UK's top exchanges. Coinfloor uses 100% multisignature cold storage. Coinfloor has a number of fiat to crypto trading pairs - GBP, Euro, Polish Zloty and USD. In all Coinfloor is a solid...

Coinone

Coinone is a South Korea-based exchange platform that allows users to buy, sell and store Bitcoin, Ether and Ether Classic. The market allows users to exchange these crypto currencies for South...

BitBay

BitBay was created in 2014 in Katowice. Our goal was to create a platform that was not available on the Polish market - a professional and intuitive trading platform for buying and selling Bitcoins and Litecoins...


Bitso

Bitso is a Mexican cryptocurrency exchange founded in 2014. It allows users to exchange Bitcoin and Ether for Mexican Pesos. Users can deposit and withdraw MXN through the Ripple Gateway...

Gatecoin

Gatecoin is a regulated digital currency exchange focused on security, reliability and cost-efficient transfers. They also provide other related services such as prepaid debit cards, merchant and remittance...

Bisq

Bisq is an open-source desktop application that allows you to buy and sell bitcoins in exchange for national currencies, or alternative crypto currencies. Unlike traditional online exchanges...

WavesDEX

The Waves Decentralized Exchange is a decentralized market where users can trade waves-based assets, including Waves, Waves Assets, fiat tokens and cryptocurrency tokens like wBTC and wETH...


Bit-Z

Like most cryptocurrency exchanges, Bit-Z, offers a single trading account. In order to buy or sell bitcoin, one has to register verify their account, which is being done through a mobile phone verification...

Coinexchange

CoinExchange.io is an online altcoin exchange focussed on ease of use, security and customer support. Our mission is to become a pillar in the online crypto currency market place...

Coincheck

Coincheck provides Two-Factor Authentication and Cold Storage. Your bitcoin is always protected.Coincheck asks users to enable SMS and two-factor authentication with authentication apps provided...

Coinbase

Founded in June of 2012, Coinbase is a digital currency wallet and platform where merchants and consumers can transact with new digital currencies like bitcoin, ethereum, and litecoin...


Bitfinex

Bitfinex offers the most liquid order book in the world, allowing users to easily exchange Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, EOS, Bitcoin Cash, NEO, Iota, Litecoin, OmiseGO, Ethereum Classic, aelf, Monero...

Binance

Binance is a cryptocurrency exchange with a focus on the Chinese market and other Chinese coins. Currently, it supports English and Chinese users. The Binance token (BNB) was created during the ICO...

Bithumb

Bithumb is one of the largest exchanges in South Korea, allowing users to buy/sell/store Bitcoin and Ethereum. Bithump offers additional services like remittances and gift vouchers. BTC Korea co takes..

Kucoin

Founded by a group of blockchain enthusiasts who had proved themselves in industry giants like Ant Financial and GF Securities, Kucoin aims at providing users digital asset transaction and exchange...