Bitfinex all apologies following “unexpected downtime”

It cites issues with “connectivity” as the reason behind today's shutdown

Hong-based based crypto exchange Bitfinex experienced “unexpected downtime” today, with a two hour outage meaning it was offline to all users.

The company initially tweeted that its platform was “not accessible to some users, our admins are currently looking into this. We apologise for the inconvenience caused”. However, it quickly apologised for a poor choice of wording, adding: “We can confirm Bitfinex is offline to all users. Please be assured that funds are safe. We will communicate here with further updates”.

The exchange is now back up and running with full functionality.

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