The San Francisco-based Kraken is one of the largest Bitcoin exchanges nowadays. It is also considered the largest Bitcoin exchange based on the EUR volume, liquidity as well as the trading of Canadian dollars, US dollars, British pounds and Japanese yen.
What started as an attempt to create a place where people would send and receive Bitcoin in 2011 led to the first Bitcoin exchange which has a trading price and volume displayed in the Bloomberg Terminal. Kraken is also the first exchange which passed a cryptographically verifiable proof-of-reserves audit.
Bitfinex ranks as one of the best cryptocurrency exchanges in terms of daily trading volumes. It is also one of the most well-known cryptocurrency trading platforms nowadays catering to traders of all kinds, from beginners to intermediate and advanced traders, institutions etc.
Bittrex is one of the most popular and industry leading cryptocurrency exchanges that is based in Seattle, USA. It easily is part of the world’s top 3 exchanges based on its trading volume and has been in operation since 2014 with current 24 hour trading volumes of nearly $300 million.
Evolve or Evolve.markets is another popular Forex and crypto broker that offers two main account types: Classic and Pro. While the Classic account has the commission built in the spread, the Pro has a lighter spread but it charges certain commission. Both of the accounts are Bitcoin denominated and offer leverate that is up to 1:500 and an opportunity to trade micro lots on the platform.
Etoro was founded in 2006 by two brothers named Ronen and Yoni Assia and their partner David Ring. Ever since then, the brokerage has been popular in the financial trading and also served as an investment platform suitable for everyone. Even though it was launched in 2006, eToro grew in popularity over the past couple of years and is now among the top social trading networks.
A lot of people know AvaTrade as one of the pioneers in the online trading with hundreds of thousands registered users and total trading volumes that come close to $70 billion per month. The platform offers trading instruments such as Forex, stocks, commodities and indices.