user questions

How Does ShapeShift Calculate Rates?

From the dawn of ShapeShift time, our users have consistently asked us how we calculate our rates. So it's about darn time we wrote a post to explain! Let's start with the basics.

When doing a ShapeShift exchange, you will notice we provide you with an "Instant Rate". Many people message us and ask what fees we remove from this rate. The answer is, nothing, outside of the receiving coin's miner fee. SEE A LIST OF MINER FEESĀ HERE. Continue reading to learn more about this topic...