On April 9, Binance’s futures trading platform faced a bug that caused distortions in the user interface and API, as stated by CEO CZ. The exchange took to Twitter to assure users that developers were working on fixing the issue. However, it seems that only USD-Margined contracts were affected, while contracts margined with tokens remained unaffected.
Users of the exchange have expressed their concerns about their funds, with some requesting compensation for losses incurred due to the bug. Binance’s helpdesk has reportedly asked users to wait for further notice. The glitch comes at a time when the cryptocurrency market is already volatile, adding to users’ apprehension.
Second technical issue in two weeks
This is the second technical issue Binance has faced in the past two weeks. On March 24, the exchange had to halt its spot trading platform due to a matching engine problem. While the issue was resolved within a few hours, it caused concern among users about the reliability of the platform.
Binance has assured users that the latest issue is being resolved, and updates will be provided as soon as possible. In response to the previous technical issue, the exchange has stated that it will improve its communication with users to ensure transparency and address concerns promptly.
Binance’s latest glitch on its futures trading platform has caused concern among users, especially at a time when the cryptocurrency market is already volatile. While the exchange has assured users that the issue is being fixed, it remains to be seen how long it will take to resolve the problem fully. This incident highlights the importance of exchanges ensuring that their systems are robust and reliable to prevent such glitches from occurring in the future.