Cryptocurrency derivatives exchange BitMEX has announced CEO Arthur Hayes, will lead an interactive seminar on the basics of algorithmic trading and market making in the bitcoin markets in Hong Kong at the end of the month.
Arthur will touch on API connectivity through the use of an example python trading bot. He will also talk about the basic principles of market-making bitcoin spot and derivatives. Participants should bring a laptop, and visit this GitHub repository for the example trading bot.
BitMEX offers a fully-featured REST API and a powerful streaming WebSocket API. All market and user data are available and is updated in real-time. The BitMEX APIs are open and complete. Every function used by the BitMEX website is exposed via the API, allowing developers full control to build any kind of application on top of BitMEX.
Back in 2015, BitMEX started offering a full six months of fee-free trading to any developer who writes a new, useful program that connects to the BitMEX API and releases the code to the public on GitHub.
Event details are below:
- Date: Wednesday 22 March 2017
- Time: 7 pm to 9 pm
- Location: The Hive, 23 Luard Rd, 21/F The Phoenix, Wanchai, Hong Kong
- Cost: Free