Wednesday, 27 February at 21:00 UTC cryptocurrency exchange Bittrex is planning to upgrade the trading engine, which will temporarily disable access to purses and suspend trading.

#Bittrex Customers: On Wednesday, February 27 we’ll be performing a planned update technology which will result in markets and wallets being temporarily offline. Find out what this means for you:

— Bittrex (@BittrexExchange) February 25, 2019

The Deposit and withdrawal of funds will not be available within 24 hours and the auction will be suspended for up to three hours, starting around 22:00 UTC.

The exchange also asks clients to take action to end or cancellation of partially filled orders since the upgrade they will be cancelled.

Also for an indefinite period will be turned off conditional orders and auto sales.

In this case and will remain available, customers will still be able to log in and check their balances.

According to representatives of Bittrex, the planned update will allow 20 times the speed of processing orders and prepare the platform for the introduction of a number of additional features for 2019:

— Maker-Taker and other functions for liquidity providers and large traders;
— new ways of adding Fiat;
— improvements in account management (access to complete history of transactions, statements);
— new order types and options, including market orders:
more flexible conditional orders.

Additional information on the progress of the updates will appear in real time on the official website of the exchange on Twitter.

Add that Bittrex will support updates of Constantinople and St. Petersburg in Ethereum.

Update: @BittrexExchange will be supporting the Ethereum (ETH) Constantinople and Petersburg hard forks scheduled for block 7,280,000.

— Bittrex (@BittrexExchange) February 25, 2019

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