The exchange was launched in January 2014. The founder of the project is the Chinese programmer Star Xu. Identity verification is required to purchase cryptocurrency on the platform.
The project has its token — OKB. The company is also busy creating its blockchain and developing trading solutions for derivatives. In the fall of 2019, OKEx launched Tether stablecoin futures contracts. Earlier, in December 2018, perpetual swaps appeared on the platform.
In March 2020, OK Group, the owner of the OKEx brand, received a license from the Japan Financial Services Agency (FSA). At the time of writing this review, there are 378 trading pairs on OKEx, of which the most popular is BTC / USDT. The platform ranks 18th in the rating of exchanges of the CoinMarketCap resource according to the adjusted data of the trading volume. On OKEx, users have access to services for buying digital assets for fiat. The project is registered in Belize.