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Exchange Review
This exchange has been marked as dead or inactive and is either gone or recommended not to use.

Coinfloor


Exchange Fees

BTC 0.0005 Withdrawal Fee • 0.30% Taker Fee • 0.30% Maker Fee

Deposit Methods

Yes Wire transfer No Credit Card

UPDATE 4 October 2021: Coinfloor has migrated its customers to the exchange CoinCorner. Please see our review of CoinCorner here.

This is an excerpt from Coinfloor's email sent out to its users in conjunction with the migration:

On 4th October 2021, we announced that CoinCorner and Coinfloor have agreed to have Coinfloor’s customers migrate to the CoinCorner platform. This means that you, as a Coinfloor customer, can continue your Bitcoin journey while also having access to a broad range of new features, with many more on the way. We are working closely with the CoinCorner team to ensure a smooth transition for you. Coinfloor customers who migrate to CoinCorner will have their current trading fees honored or have similar fees to their current ones.

Accordingly, we have marked this exchange as "dead" and moved it into our Exchange Graveyard.

Coinfloor is a cryptocurrency exchange from the United Kingdom. It was founded in 2013 and claims to be “the most liquid” GBP/BTC/BCH cryptocurrency exchange. We can’t really figure out if they claim to be the most liquid in the world or the most liquid in the United Kingdom (or London).

Regardless of what they claim, the liquidity is not that good here. On the date of last updating this review (21 September 2021) the exchange had a 24-hour trading volume of USD 1.5 million, according to Coinmarketcap. Sure, this is an increase against the the 24 hour trading volume on 22 March 2020 (USD 687,040), but it is still very low relative to most other crypto exchanges.  

Coinfloor itself promotes four things with its own trading platform. They promote that the liquidity is deep, that you can buy and sell on OTC, that the platform supports multicurrency trading and that you can “speak directly with an Account Manager”. The Account Manager will apparently understand your needs. From our perspective, these are all helpful features of a trading platform, even though we don’t completely understand how the Account Manager-relationship works and (as we explained above) do not agree with the statement that this exchange has deep liquidity.

Coinfloor Advantages

The exchange does not list US-investors as prohibited from trading, but US-investors should do their own independent assessment of any problems arising from their residency or citizenship.

Different exchanges have different trading views. And there is no “this overview is the best”-view. You should yourself determine which trading view that suits you the best. What the views normally have in common is that they all show the order book or at least part of the order book, a price chart of the chosen cryptocurrency and order history. They normally also have buy and sell-boxes. Before you choose an exchange, try to have a look at the trading view so that you can ascertain that it feels right to you. The below is a picture of the very limited trading view at Coinfloor:

Coinfloor Trading View

The most important lesson to learn when it comes to picking the best cryptocurrency exchange site is that you must always check the fees.

Coinfloor’s fees are flat and amount to 0.30% per trade. This fee is above the industry average. The industry average is arguably around 0.25%. One should consider whether Coinfloor has a strong offering to investors in other respects that outweighs the disadvantage of this somewhat higher trading fee.

The exchange charges a withdrawal fee amounting to 0.0005 BTC when you withdraw BTC. This fee is below the industry average.

Coinfloor offers wire transfer as a deposit method, but you can’t deposit via credit card. This of course negative news to you if you would prefer to use your credit card for any reason.