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The cryptocurrency exchange winners of the ADVFN International Financial Awards 2019

The cryptocurrency winners of the ADVFN International Financial Awards 2019 have been announced. In this, we explore the exchange winners.

ADVFN International Financial Awards 2019

ADVFN, a financial services provider focused on offering online data and services to private investors, has announced the winners of the International Financial Awards for this year. The awards given are to showcase the outstanding performers within the cryptocurrency industry and stand to give a stage to the upcoming field of innovative financial technology.

Clem Chambers, CEO of ADVFN, commented on the awards saying:

[T]he 2019 awards truly reflect the dynamism, diverse offerings and scope within the financial industry right now. It gives us great pleasure to honour the eminent and emerging players that have stood out in the global financial sector over the last 12 months”.

The cryptocurrency winners of International Financial Awards 2019 are:

The Best Cryptocurrency Exchange Global


With headquarters in Hong Kong and headed up by prolific cryptocurrency figure Changpeng “CZ” Zhao, Binance stands as the leading cryptocurrency platforms, offering over 100 crypto tokens for trading. According to CoinMarketCap, Binance is the second largest exchange in terms of trading volume.

The Best Cryptocurrency Exchange in Africa


Coindirect – which has offices in the UK and Cape Town, South Africa – has been stirring the African cryptocurrency scene since launching in October 2017. Coindirect has made its mark as one of the leadest exchanges by its offer of the widest variety of tokens in the South African crypto market.

The Best Cryptocurrency Exchange in Asia


Founded in 2014, Liquid is aiming to bridge the gap between centralised currency and the world of digital tender. The company boasts a team of over 300 employees and snags a position in the top 100 exchanges in terms of market cap.

The Best Cryptocurrency Exchange in Europe

Bittrex International

Co-founded and led by former Amazon security engineer manager Bill Shihara, Bittrex is the 53rd ranked cryptocurrency exchange in terms of market cap. Bittrex offers an innovative method of listing assets while offering trading, storage and a focus on security.

The Best Cryptocurrency Exchange in North America


Coinbase has been proving trading and storage services since the early days of cryptocurrency in 2012. The exchange is based in San Francisco and offers its platform to over 40 countries. The exchange has backing from prestigious companies such as Andreessen Horowitz and ICE NYSE and focuses on making Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Litecoin easy to transact.

The Best Cryptocurrency Exchange in South America


Based in Argentina, SouthXchange aims to offer a simple service in an industry which is connotated with complexity. The South American exchange has built and operated by PRO-Systems.