Volume 24H: $1,156,727
Luno is a trading platform for storing, buying and selling cryptocurrency. The exchange is available for users in South Africa, Malaysia, Nigeria, and Indonesia, and only for Bitcoin and national currencies. They pride themselves on their network's speed, ease of use, and security.
The Luno exchange is easy to use, but for beginners it might be easier to use the Instant Buy/Sell feature, which is also available in Europe. The platform's design is user-friendly and looks professional, and the same can be said about the mobile apps.
Crypto Currencies Support
Traditional Currency Support
- Euros (EUR)
- Indonesian Rupiah (IDR)
- Malaysian Ringgit (MYR)
- Nigerian Naira (NGN)
- South African Rand (ZAR)
- European Union
- Most of Eastern European Union
- South Africa
- United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
- Web Interface
- Mobile App
Luno security levels are exceptionally high. They offer 2FA and a withdrawal white list option. They use an elastic multi-stage wallet strategy ensuring that 80-90% of funds are kept offline and secure. Also, for withdrawals, users are required to pass an enhanced verification process providing proof of the validity of their identification documents.
- Bank Level Encryption
- PGP/GPG email encryption
Legal Registration or Compliance:
- KYC/AML Compliant
Luno started under the name BitX in 2013 in Singapore. They re-branded in January 2017 and have expanded their services in over 40 countries, but the full exchange is only available in four of them. The team is quite large and they have offices in several countries including the UK. The CEO is Marcus Swanepoel, a man with vast experience in finance.
Luno's simple platform allows users in most of Europe, South Africa, Nigeria and Indonesia to buy and sell Bitcoin. It does not have expansive functionality nor extra features, nor does it have high volume for big traders, but its easy and accessible to the average user.
Deposit from bank account, Deposit using 3rd party, Withdrawl funds to bank account, Send/Receive Crypto
Luno is a global service, but the full exchange is only available in Indonesia, Malaysia, South Africa, and Nigeria. Europe has access to the very basic Instant Buy/Sell option. It has 3 verification levels requiring various user documents, and the highest level has the highest limits for buying and selling. Luno offers Android/iOS apps as well. The exchange will soon start supporting Ethereum.
Some delays on transactions, sometimes slow customer service