Binance.com Was Down, Apps, APIs 'Worked Fine'
Major crypto exchange Binance confirmed that they were experiencing "temporary difficulties accessing Binance.com" on Tuesday morning (UTC time), however, "Mobile Apps, Desktop Apps, APIs all [worked] fine."
"Homepage, Download, Trade, Futures, Accounts, Markets, Launchpad all restored. Other sections will be restored shortly," Changpeng Zhao, CEO of the company, tweeted around 07:59 UTC, while adding a few minutes later that "all web services should be restored now."
He said earlier today (around 07:32 UTC) that there were "some issues with web for some regions."
Hello BINANCE...what's wrong with your website today? Was kick out during my trade and now Can't get access anymore...! pic.twitter.com/Wm36rP4RvI— johnng0003 (@johnng0003) October 20, 2020
Total trading volume on Binance surpassed USD 1.97bn in the past 24 hours, according to data from Coinpaprika.com.
Binance.com had 35.6m visits in September, or 14.5% less than in August, according to data from Similarweb.com.
At pixel time (07:55 UTC), bitcoin (BTC) trades at USD 11,765 and is up by 2.5% in a day.