This is a step-by-step guide on how to 1) create an API key on FTX exchange and 2) link it to Coinmatics. Once you’ve linked your API key to Coinmatics, you are ready to start copy trading.
NB: To create an API key and enable copy trading function, identity verification on FTX is required. (at least L1).
1. Create API key on FTX Exchange
2. Click on your username and choose Settings. On the Settings page, click on the API tab:
3. Click on the “Create API key” button. Safely save the API key and API Secret key displayed on the pop-up. NB: API Secret key is shown only during this step – once you close the pop-up, you won’t be able to see it again. Please save it safely at this step.
By default, API key permissions are set appropriately for copy trading. Do not make any changes to the API settings.
2. Add API key to Coinmatics
Log in to Coinmatics. Open the Accounts page and click on Add Account.
Choose FTX exchange.
Follow the instructions: add API key, secret key and name your API key.
Done! Your API key is added to Coinmatics. You can find it on the Account page. If you have the appropriate level of verification on FTX, you are now ready to start copy trading!
FTX Verification Requirements
Spot, Stock, and Tokens copy trading are supported by Coinmatics.
To copy trade on FTX Spot market you need to complete the Identity Verification Level 1.
To copy trade on FTX Leveraged Tokens market you need to complete Identity Verification Level 2.
To copy trade on FTX Stock market you need to complete Identity Verification L2 with CM-Equity AG KYC.