WhaleFin Hong Kong review

Access 100+ cryptocurrencies at competitive prices with this all-in-one digital asset platform.

  • Flexible terms and high earn rates on top cryptocurrencies
  • Limited range of digital assets

No supported

Fiat currencies

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Cryptocurrencies

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Product Name WhaleFin
Cryptocurrencies USD, ETH, BTC, USDT & 100+ more
Deposit Methods Cryptocurrency
Bank Wire
Deposit Fees Does not charge any deposit fees
Withdrawal Fees Fees vary
Disclaimer: This information should not be interpreted as an endorsement of cryptocurrency or any specific provider, service or offering. It is not a recommendation to trade.

What is WhaleFin?

WhaleFin is a subsidiary of leading global cryptocurrency platform Amber Group. Built with consumer-centric features, WhaleFin is uniquely positioned to help traditional investors access over 100 digital assets with ease.

Clients can also trade assets using a wide range of features, including spot, margin, and execution.

What’s it like to use WhaleFin?

Fees and limits

All transactions made on WhaleFin will incur a fee:

VIP level rate

VIP levelBase rate
Non-VIP0.050%
VIP 10.050%
VIP 20.050%
VIP 30.048%
VIP 40.045%
VIP 50.042%
VIP 60.040%
Navigator0.035%
Explorer0.032%
Trailblazer0.030%

Note: Information provided is accurate as of 7 May 2022.

VIP level rate

VIP levelMargin base rateSettlement base rate
Non-VIP0.050%0.050%
VIP 10.050%0.050%
VIP 20.050%0.040%
VIP 30.048%0.030%
VIP 40.045%0.020%
VIP 50.042%0.010%
VIP 60.040%0%
Navigator0.035%0%
Explorer0.032%0%
Trailblazer0.030%0%

Note: Information provided is accurate as of 7 May 2022.

VIP level rate

VIP levelExecution base rateTriangulation base rate
Non-VIP0.150%0.300%
VIP 10.150%0.300%
VIP 20.150%0.300%
VIP 30.145%0.290%
VIP 40.140%0.280%
VIP 50.135%0.270%
VIP 60.130%0.260%
Navigator0.120%0.240%
Explorer0.110%0.220%
Trailblazer0.100%0.200%

Note: Information provided is accurate as of 7 May 2022.

Trading level rate discount

WhaleFin offers trading fee discount based on your 30-day trading volume:

Trading level30-day trading volume (USD)Rate discount
Level 1<$100,0000%
Level 2≥$100,0005%
Level 3≥$500,00010%
Level 4≥$2,500,00015%
Level 5≥$12,500,00020%
Level 6≥$75,000,00025%
Level 7≥$500,000,00030%
Level 8≥$3,000,000,00040%

Note: Information provided is accurate as of 7 May 2022.

How fast will my funds be available?

Deposits

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Varies

Fiat deposit times typically take around 1 to 5 business days (USD only).

Cryptocurrency deposits can take a few minutes, depending on the cryptocurrency.

Withdrawals

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Varies

Fiat currency withdrawal typically takes 1 to 5 business days (USD only).

Cryptocurrency withdrawals can take a few minutes, depending on the cryptocurrency.

Is WhaleFin safe to use?

  • Regulation. WhaleFin is an AR for an FCA-authorised firm for Strata Global Limited.
  • Asset protection. WhaleFin incorporates multi-party computing technology to provide protection for crypto assets stored in hot and cold wallets.
  • Security features. Users are encouraged to set up two-factor authentication (2FA) as a second layer of account security.

How do I create an account at WhaleFin?

To create an account, simply visit the WhaleFin website or download the app. Click on the ‘Register’ button to get started. Be sure to check that you’ve met all requirements and have the required documents on hand before getting started.

Required documents

  • Valid passport
  • A selfie
  • Proof of residential address issued within the last 3 months (e.g. bank statement and utility bill)

Step by step account creation guide

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What else do I need to know about WhaleFin?

WhaleFin is powered by fintech unicorn Amber Group, which was founded in 2017 and operates globally with offices in Asia, Europe, and the Americas. Some of its most prominent investors include Paradigm, Dragonfly, Pantera, Polychain, Sequoia, and Tiger Global.

In a nutshell

Pros

  • Competitive rates. Compare prices from 100+ exchanges and venues to make the most out of your trades.
  • Low cost. Swap tokens at zero fees
  • Advanced trading tools. Benefit from intuitive trading controls and free automated investing tools
  • Flexible earn. Earn up to 4% APY daily interest on 50+ cryptocurrencies.

Cons

  • Limited cryptocurrency selection. WhaleFin offers a smaller selection of cryptocurrencies compared to other major exchanges.
  • Not regulated by HKMA. WhaleFin is not regulated by the Hong Kong Monetary Authority.
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