Mercatox is a UK-based cryptocurrency exchange. They offer a variety of services in an attempt to appeal to traders, including: a multi-currency e-wallet, margin trading, lending, and franchising capabilities as well as referral and loyalty programs.

On their site, Mercatox touts that they offer “unique currency pairs.” They have listed a number of alt-coins alongside the more well-known currencies like bitcoin, ethereum, dogecoin, and dash.

Mercatox’s trading platform has a built-in chatroom that loads alongside it which appears to encourage a more social trading experience.

Mercatox exchange emphasizes on their website that the security of the customer has a high priority. However, unlike others, they do not specify which safety measures they use but advice their customers on how to keep their accounts safe.

Mercatox offers a fixed trading fee of 0.25% and different withdrawal fees for all currencies. Minimum amounts of withdrawal also differ depending on the currency and account used and can be found on the website. Unlike others, Mercatox also has a minimum amount for a deposit, depending on the currency, that indicates that the site is less suitable for beginners.

Many payment methods like Perfect Money, OkPay, Yandex Money, etc. and fiat currencies like USD, EUR, and RUB are supported by Mercatox. However, they do not accept credit cards and bank wire transfer.

Mercatox also offers many benefits for loyal customers, like a two-level affiliate program, loyalty programs (customers get rewarded for promotion through points and privileges) and lower rates.