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Finder Crypto Trading Platform Awards 2024

Our experts have analysed over 1,100 data points from 16 exchanges to determine the Finder Crypto Trading Platform winners and finalists for 2024.

The Finder Crypto Trading Platform Awards 2024 recognises the best crypto trading platforms in Australia. To determine the "best" crypto platforms for Australians, our experts analysed 12 months of data from 16 exchanges across more than 45 categories.

The highest-scoring platform for each category has been named the winner, followed by second and third place, which both receive highly commended.

Here are the winners for 2024.

Finder Awards LogoBest Crypto Trading Platform – Overall

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Kraken

Kraken

Kraken has won the top spot for our Overall award, based on its range of fees, features and trading tools. Its breadth of features includes staking, coin swaps, demo mode, competitive fees, spot markets and more. Kraken was Highly Commended in the Overall category in 2023, as well as being named a winner and runner up across a number of other categories in 2022 and 2023.

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Coinbase Australia

Coinbase Australia

Coinbase Australia has come in Highly Commended for the Overall category, its first time placing in this category. The exchange has earned its spot after scoring highly for features such as its range of educational tools, coin swap offering, staking service, spot market and recurring buy options.

CoinSpot

CoinSpot

CoinSpot has again been named Highly Commended in the coveted Overall category, having received the same award in 2023. It made the shortlist thanks to its range of cryptocurrencies, trading and payment options, and educational resources.

Finder Awards LogoBest Crypto Trading Platform – Beginners

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Swyftx

Swyftx

Swyftx is our winner for this year's Beginner category. It received top scores for its range of beginner-friendly features including demo mode, educational tools, live chat and the high ratings the exchange has received from users.

Highly Commended Crypto Trading Platform For Beginners Highly commended

Kraken

Kraken

Kraken was also a top scorer for the Beginner category in this year's award. The exchange offers a number of beginner-friendly tools and features and also has a high app score rating from users.

Coinbase Australia

Coinbase

A number of features saw Coinbase claim a Highly Commended nod, including its ratings among users, educational tools and the various contact methods it offers. Coinbase also took our Highly Commended for both the Advanced Trading and Extra Features categories in our 2023 awards.

Finder Awards LogoBest Crypto Trading Platform - Value

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CoinJar

CoinJar

CoinJar's affordable fee structure saw it take out the top spot in the Value category. It scored highly for its competitive maker and taker fees, bank transfer fees and instant buy fees.

Highly commended Crypto Trading Platform - Value Highly commended

Luno

Luno

Luno also scored highly, claiming Highly Commended in the Value category. Luno's competitive maker and taker fees and fees for its deposit method options saw it place well.

Gemini

Gemini

Gemini receives its first Highly Commended award due to its low maker and taker fees and zero fees on bank deposits and withdrawals.

Finder Awards LogoBest Crypto Trading Platform - Altcoins

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Coinstash

Coinstash

The large coin availability and competitive fees on offer has seen Coinstash take out top scores in our Altcoins category in this year's awards. The exchange also scored well for user ratings and the ability to swap coins.

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Highly commended Crypto Trading Platform - Altcoins

Binance Australia

Binance Australia has been named Highly Commended in the Altcoins category, making it a 3-year category run for the exchange. It won the category in 2022 and was named Highly Commended in 2023. For this year's awards, it scored highly for its coin availability, liquidity and availability of coin swaps among other features to support altcoin trading.

CoinSpot

CoinSpot

CoinSpot has been named Highly Commended for the second consecutive year, having scored highly in the Altcoins category in 2023 too. Its coin availability and competitive fees and features to support trading helped it score well.

Finder Awards LogoBest Crypto Trading Platform – Extra Features

Best Crypto Trading Platform – Extra Features

Kraken

Kraken has been named the winner of the Extra Features category, after taking out Highly Commended in the same category in 2023. The exchange scored well across a number of data points including ratings by users, spot market availability, NFT marketplace availability and various other trading tools and features.

Highly Commended Crypto Trading Platform – Extra Features Highly commended

Binance Australia

Binance Australia

In its second nod in this year's awards, Binance Australia has received Highly Commended in the Extra Features category. Its breadth of features offered to users helped it score highly in this category, including staking, its range of educational tools, spot markets and charting tools.

Coinbase Australia

Coinbase Australia

This is Coinbase's second year being awarded Highly Commended in this category in a well-deserved commendation. Various features helped the exchange score highly including its rating among users, spot market availability, charting tools and more.

Finder Awards LogoBest Crypto Trading Platform – Advanced Trading

Best Crypto Trading Platform – Advanced Trading Medal

Kraken

Kraken has taken out the top spot for the Advanced Trading category in this year's award, having also won in 2022 and taken home Highly Commended in 2023. Its sophisticated features saw it receive top scores, including its charting tools and competitive maker and taker fees.

Highly commended Crypto Trading Platform – Advanced Trading Highly commended

Binance Australia

Binance Australia

Binance Australia continues its 3-year run in this category with a Highly Commended; the exchange was also named winner in 2023 and Highly Commended in 2022. Its user ratings, competitive fees and sophisticated tools helped carry on its reputation as an exchange for advanced trading.

Coinbase Australia

Coinbase Australia

For the second-year running, Coinbase Australia has been named Highly Commended for the Advanced Trading category. It scored highly along a variety of points including its competitive maker and taker fees, user ratings, trading and charting tools.

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Why you can trust our awards

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Our Crypto Trading Platform Awards winners are based on 100+ hours of research by our expert authors and insights team.

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They're comprehensive

We looked across Australia's most popular crypto trading platforms from the biggest exchanges to the smallest online platforms.

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Some winners may be partners but this never influences our decisions. All are based on a clear methodology and must meet editorial standards.

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Meet our experts

Elizabeth Barry

Elizabeth Barry

Lead editor


Elizabeth Barry was the lead editor for Finder. She has over 10 years' experience writing about a range of topics with a focus on personal finance and investing.
Thomas Stelzer

Thomas Stelzer

Investing editor


Tom is a publisher and finance writer, specialising in crypto and investing. He first started investing in crypto in 2017.
James Edwards

James Edwards

Cryptocurrency editor


James Edwards was the global cryptocurrency editor at Finder. He has been using Bitcoin since 2013 and began working in the industry in 2017.

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