What is the current APR Interest?

CRO Staking rates have been changed from 20% to 10% effective October 15, 2020 09:00AM UTC.

  • Users with existing stake will still receive the 20% rate until 180 days staking period is over. New rate (10%) will take effect once the staking period has matured or if there is any staking activity that changes your CRO staked amount.

Note: Staking activity includes regular CRO Staking, Deposit Bonus Staking, and Early Swap Bonus

  • Users with existing stake and completed the 180 days staking period will have a rate adjusted to 10% effective 2020-10-15 9:00:00am UTC. This will affect the payout on 2020-10-14.

How is the Crypto.com Exchange powered by CRO?

Crypto.com Exchange gives you the option to pay your trading fees with CRO instead of with the base cryptocurrency. You do not need to stake CRO to use this feature. 

What are the benefits of staking CRO on the Exchange?

Staking CRO on the Crypto.com Exchange will provide you with additional utility and benefits (see below).

*Negative trading fees only apply to VIP 1 traders.

CRO is staked for 180 days and can only be withdrawn in full once the period is over.  You can review the balance of CRO staked and number of days until it can be withdrawn in the Stake & Earn page.

For more information on fees, please visit Fees on the Exchange.

How do I stake CRO on the Crypto.com Exchange?

Please refer here for detailed instructions on staking CRO on the Exchange.

Can I increase my staked CRO amount on the Exchange? 

Yes, you can top up your staked CRO amount at any time to earn more interest. 

Each top-up resets the staked period and will restart from 180 days once a new amount of CRO is added. 

How much can I top up at once? 

Each top-up has a minimum of 1,000 CRO. 

Does the CRO I have deposited into Crypto Earn go towards CRO staking on the Exchange? 

No, the CRO deposited into Crypto Earn in the Crypto.com App is not the same as staking on the Crypto.com Exchange nor can it be transferred.

When can I withdraw my staked CRO? 

If you have staked CRO, it can only be withdrawn in full after 180 days have passed. When reviewing the staking details, the exact date and time will be provided.

The Stake & Earn main page will also display the number of days that remain in the staked period. 

CRO Staking Benefit:  Rebate on trading fees

How does the rebate on the Exchange's trading fees work?

Please refer here for more information on CRO rebates on the trading fees.

How do I use CRO to pay for trading fees?

Please refer here for detailed instructions on setting CRO as the payment currency for trading fees.

Can I use my staked CRO to pay for the fees? 

No, the staked CRO cannot be traded or withdrawn and cannot be used for trading fees. You can review the balance of CRO staked and number of days until it can be withdrawn in the Stake & Earn page.

Can I use CRO to pay for withdrawal fees?

No, withdrawal fees will be settled in the currency you are receiving.

CRO Staking Benefit: Earn 10% APR Interest

How is interest calculated for staking CRO on the Exchange? 

Daily interest will be calculated with the following formula. 

Daily Interest = Principal amount (in original cryptocurrency) x (APR/365)

Example 1: 

  • You have staked 10,000 CRO for 180 days and do not top-up 
  • You will receive 2.73972602CRO every day

When will I receive the interest for staking CRO?

At 00:50:00 (UTC) every day, your trading volume over the past 30-day period in USD, current CRO staking balance, and fees paid in CRO are evaluated. 

We will update your Tier level and corresponding maker/taker fees within 1 hour in most cases.

Interest gained from staking CRO and CRO rebate on trading fees will be paid within 1 hour in most cases. 

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