Kraken overview

Founded in 2011 and launched in September 2013, Kraken was one of the first bitcoin exchanges listed on Bloomberg Terminal. Kraken started by offering trading in Bitcoin, Litecoin, and euros before adding additional currencies. You can view all currently supported currencies by visiting the Kraken support website.

Kraken User Scenarios

As a risk administrator, you can set up members of your trading firm to trade the exchange using their own exchange account.

When setting up users to trade using their own the exchange accounts, ensure that you have each user's the exchange credentials (API key and Private key) in order to configure their connection to the exchange using the Connections tab in Setup.

If you trade for yourself and have administrator permissions in Setup, create an exchange connection in TT using the Connections tab to assign your Kraken API key and Private key for your Kraken account.

Kraken User Setup

Before configuring a user to trade the Kraken exchange using TT, the user must first create a Kraken account and wallet at For information on creating a Kraken account, refer to the information provided on their support website.

After users create a Kraken wallet and fund their Kraken account, they can create the API key and Private key that they'll need for their exchange connection on TT.