Fees

Taker fee

0.20%

Maker fee

0.20%

Withdrawal fee

Bitcoin Logo 0

Funding methods

Wire Transfer

Yes

Credit Card

Cross

Crypto

Yes

US Investors Permitted

Yes

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Ovis Review

A trading cryptocurrency guide must provide reviews of all of the top crypto exchanges out there, so that you can find the best cryptocurrency exchange site for you. This review of Ovis consists of four parts: general information, fees, deposit methods and security.

General Information

Ovis is a Turkish cryptocurrency exchange. Turkey has a surprisingly large number of cryptocurrency exchanges. Bithesap is one of them, but there are many many more.

Ovis does not explicitly state that US-investors are prohibited from trading. A reasonable assumption is therefore that they can trade here. Any US-investor should in any event form their own opinion on what impacts any cryptocurrency trading here would result in.

This exchange launched in October 2017 and has demonstrated a somewhat shifting liquidity since then. At the date of writing this review (2 October 2018), Ovis has place 97 with respect to exchanges’ size of 24 hour trading volume with a 24 hour trading volume of approximately USD 2.5 million. This could be a troubling factor for any investor looking to make a bigger trade at Ovis.

Ovis Trading View

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. Unfortunately, we have not been able to create an account with Ovis and we have therefore not been able to obtain a picture of the trading view here either.

24/7 Support

As illustrated by the below picture, the support at this exchange is allegedly open 24/7 to the benefit of its users. This is of course great news if it’s true.

Ovis Support

Ovis Fees

Ovis Trading fees

This exchange offers a flat trading fee of 0.20%. Accordingly, it does not distinguish between takers and makers. For investors who prefer to pick-up existing orders from the order book, this might be an attractive trading fee model. 0.20% is also in line with the global industry average.

In the domestic perspective, looking only at Turkish cryptocurrency exchanges, Ovis’ trading fees are below the industry average. Out of the 9 Turkish cryptocurrency exchanges, the average taker trading fee is 0.27%.

Ovis Withdrawal fees

We have not been able to find any information on this exchange’s withdrawal fees. This is potentially a risk for you as an investor. Whenever an exchange does not inform of a fee, there is a higher risk that such fee is high. Accordingly, we strongly urge you to make your own analysis of the withdrawal fees here before depositing any funds here and before concluding that it is the best cryptocurrency exchange site for you.

Deposit Methods

This exchange offers wire transfer as a deposit method, but you can’t deposit via credit card.

Ovis Security

We run all exchange-websites in Mozilla’s Observatory-test (https://observatory.mozilla.org/). The score in such test is one of many indicators of the exchange’s security. This exchange only received an F-score in this test. This is below industry average and is thus not a competitive advantage at all for this exchange.

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The exchange reviewed above is what we call an “entry-level exchange”. This means that this exchange also makes it possible for someone to enter the cryptocurrency market with fiat currency. There are numerous entry-level exchanges out there, including (but not limited to):

  1. Changelly
  2. Crex24
  3. Binance
  4. Bitsane
  5. Paxful
  6. GetBTC
  7. Bittylicious
  8. Coinmate
  9. Bitquick
  10. Coinbase

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