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Bitmex

🛠 Connector Info

  • Exchange Type: Centralized Exchange (CEX)
  • Market Type: Central Limit Order Book (CLOB)
  • Maintenance Tier:
  • Maintainer:

HBOT holders voted BitMEX into the Bronze tier for the current Epoch. This means Hummingbot Foundation does not maintain the components below, but community members may submit Proposals to fund development bounties and approve pull requests to fix bugs and add enhancements to them.

Component Status Notes
🔀 Spot Connector ✅ Supports MARKET order type
🔀 Perp Connector ✅ Supports testnet
đŸ•¯ Spot Candles Feed Not built
đŸ•¯ Perp Candles Feed Not built

ℹī¸ Exchange Info

🔑 How to Connect

Generate API Keys

Add Keys to Hummingbot

From inside the Hummingbot client, run connect bitmex:

Enter your bitmex API key >>>
Enter your bitmex secret key >>>

If connection is successful:

You are now connected to bitmex

🔀 Spot Connector

Integration to spot markets API endpoints

Order Types

This connector supports the following OrderType constants:

  • LIMIT
  • MARKET

Paper Trading

Access the Paper Trade version of this connector by running connect bitmex_paper_trade instead of connect bitmex.

If this is not available by default, you can configure Hummingbot to add this paper trade exchange. See Adding Exchanges for more information.


🔀 Perp Connector

Integration to perpetual futures markets API endpoints

Usage

From inside the Hummingbot client, run connect bitmex_perpetual:

Enter your bitmex_perpetual API key >>>
Enter your bitmex_perpetual secret key >>>

If connection is successful:

You are now connected to bitmex_perpetual.

Order Types

This connector supports the following OrderType constants:

  • LIMIT
  • MARKET

Position Modes

This connector supports the following position modes:

  • One-way

Paper Trading

This perp exchange offers a paper trading mode: https://testnet.bitmex.com/app/trade/XBTUSD

Afer you create an account and create the API keys, you can enter them by using the connect bitmex_perpetual_testnet command within the Hummingbot client. Once connected, you should be able to use the testnet with the available perpetual strategies / scripts.