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Create your own Kinesis currencies by depositing fiat or cryptocurrency. Minting KAU and KAG to your Kinesis Money (KM) account Start by selecting your minting preference from the settings tab within your Kinesis Mint account. Step 1 Step 2 Once your account has been linked, and funds have been deposited, select a tile for the currency you wish to mint. In this example, we will be minting Kinesis KAU. Please note: The minimum minting amounts are 100 KAU or 200 KAG. Step 3 You will be presented with a market view page for KAU, Kinesis Gold.Here you can view the price chart for the KAU asset, view the order book depth and any open orders you may have.Click “BUY” to proceed to complete a new order. Step 4 Complete the place order details by entering the number of lots of KAU (100 KAU=1 lot), or KAG (200 KAG = 1 lot), you wish to purchase and whether you would like to place a market or limit order. Step 5 An order confirmation screen will then appear, presenting you with the destination address of your minted currencies, the total amount of fees incurred (0.45%), as well as the total cost of the order. Once you are happy with the order details, you can continue to confirm your order by clicking the “CONFIRM” button, which will result in the order being placed. Your Kinesis currencies will be immediately available for you to view within your Kinesis Money account and you will be presented with the following screen, showing the details of the order placed and resultant trade execution. Please note: You will receive an e-mail notification of your trade being confirmed. How to link your Mint account to your stand-alone Wallet In order to link your mint account to your Kinesis Money account for a faster minting process, you must first select your mint preference. Step 1 Navigate to the settings page by clicking the button in the bottom left corner from within your Kinesis Money account. Step 2 From the settings page, click on “Mint Account”, which will bring you to a screen displaying your Kinesis Money account number, along with a field for you to enter your Kinesis Mint number. Step 3 Click the “Mint” button in the left-hand navigation panel to open up your Mint account in a new tab. You will be logged in automatically. Step 4 From the Mint, navigate to the settings page by pressing the icon in the bottom left corner. Your account details will be displayed, including your HIN number. Copy this number and enter it into the Kinesis Mint (HIN) field within your Kinesis Money account settings and press confirm. Step 5 Once you press confirm, your linking request will be reviewed. You will be notified via email with the confirmation of your mint linking request. Signing into the Kinesis Mint If you have not yet created your Kinesis Wallet please visit the Kinesis Money account set-up-guide here. Step 1 1. To start the registration of your Kinesis Mint account click the “Get Started” button below. 2. Enter your details for the set up of your Kinesis Mint account. Once you’ve selected the type of account you hold, enter your Kinesis address from your Kinesis wallet. 3. Upon clicking “SUBMIT”, a welcome email will be sent so you can proceed to set a password and activate your Kinesis Mint account. Please note: You will be required to fund your minting account once created in order to purchase Kinesis currency via the mint. Depositing funds Step 2 1. You will need to deposit funds to start minting, to do this, click the “DEPOSIT FUNDS” button to place your deposit. 2. Enter the currency and the amount you wish to deposit before clicking “TRANSFER” to confirm your deposit instruction. 3. Once you confirm your transfer notification, you will receive an email with payment instructions, including your payment reference number. Once your payment has been processed, your funds will show as available in your Kinesis Mint account. Please note: Each new deposit instruction will need to be approved by a member of the Kinesis operations team before these funds will be made available in your account. We endeavour to ensure this is processed as quickly as possible. Minting KAU and KAG to your stand-alone Wallet Step 3 With your newly deposited funds, you are able to place orders to purchase Kinesis currencies, KAU (1g Gold) and KAG (1oz Silver). Any purchases of Kinesis coins through the minting process will be deposited into your Wallet. 1. First, select the currency you wish to mint by clicking the 100 KAU panel. We will purchase KAU in this example. 2. You will be presented with a market view page for Kinesis Gold. Here you can view the price chart for the KAU asset, view the order book depth and any open orders you may have. Click “BUY” to proceed to complete a new order. 3. Complete the place order details by entering the number of lots of KAU (100 KAU lots), or KAG (200 KAG lots), you wish to purchase and whether you would like to place a market or limit order, then click “CONFIRM”, to proceed to verify your order. Order Verification Step 4 To ensure the Kinesis currency to be purchased is deposited to your Wallet you will need to verify the placed order. 1. Copy the message highlighted below in the tile and log in to your Kinesis wallet in a separate tab on your web-browser 2. From within your Kinesis wallet click “ADVANCED” and on the dropped-down “Sign”, panel paste the copied message into the “MESSAGE” field. Next, click the “SIGN” button to generate a message signature. Finally, copy the signature and navigate back to your Kinesis Mint account. 3. Paste the copied signature into the field highlighted below and click the “VERIFY” button to proceed. Order Confirmation Step 5 You will be presented with a wallet verification success message and directed to a cost summary of the order. Confirm by clicking the “BUY” button, which will result in the order being placed onto the exchange and matched to execute the trade. Your Kinesis currencies will be immediately available for you to view within your Kinesis Wallet and you will be presented with the following screen, showing the details of the order placed and resultant trade execution. Upon your Kinesis currency purchase being confirmed and the emission of your Kinesis currency has taken place, you will receive an e-mail notification of your trade being confirmed. Additionally, you will be able to login to your Kinesis account and view your newly deposited currency, residing in your wallet. START MINTING
Withdraw from your Kinesis account including physical redemption of Kinesis currencies. Withdraw KAU & KAG from an account 1. Click on the “Accounts” tab from the left-hand navigation panel. 2. Select the currency you wish to deposit funds to, in this example KAU, from the top navigation bar, then press the “SEND” button. 3. The withdrawal screen pop-up will display you with the amount of KAU you would like to send, along with the approximate USD value. You can continue to enter the quantity of KAU and insert the KAU address you wish to send funds to, you may enter an optional reference message should you choose. 4. Once you’ve completed all fields, complete the transaction by pressing next, you will be prompted with a description of the transaction, if you are happy with all details, press the confirm button to process. You will be able to review this in your recent transactions. Withdraw ETH from an account 1. Click on the “Accounts” tab from the left-hand navigation panel, followed by opening the account you wish to withdraw funds from (ETH in this example). 2. Click the “Send” button and a pop up will be displayed, providing you with fields to enter the amount of ETH you wish to send, along with an estimated USD value, as well as a field for you to insert the ETH deposit address. You also have the option to add a reference description. 3. When you are happy with the withdrawal request details you’ve entered, click the “next” button to submit your request. You will be provided with a transaction confirmation screen to review the information entered is correct. Press “confirm” to complete the transaction, this will be reflected in the recent transactions tab. Physical redemption request 1. Click the settings icon in the bottom left corner of the platform. 2. Select “Redemption” from the list within the settings page. 3. Complete the required information on the Redemption form, stating which Kinesis currency you wish to redeem (KAU or KAG), the preferred hub location, the amount to be redeemed and any additional notes for the request (optional). Please note: Redemption of Kinesis currencies can only be made in certain increments of 100 KAU or 200 for KAG. Please note: Redemption of Kinesis currencies can only be made in certain increments of 100 KAU or 200 for KAG. 4. Click “Submit” when you’re happy with the redemption request details. Please note: The request will be sent to the Kinesis operations team, who will contact you with next steps within 1-2 working days.
Navigating the Kinesis Exchange, how to place trades and view transaction history. How to place a market order trade 1. Select the Exchange tab from the left-hand navigation panel and select the currency market you wish to view by selecting the trading pair from the list of markets. (In this example, we will be trading ETH/USD) 2. Toggle between buying or selling of an asset and whether you would like to place a limit or market order. (In this example, we will be placing a buy market order). Enter the quantity you wish to buy or enter the amount you wish to spend on your order. You will be displayed with the total value, including fees above the order button on the right-hand side. Press the “place your order” button to proceed with trade execution. Please note: This guide is showing only one way to initiate a new order. 3. You will be displayed with a pop-up, confirming your trade execution including the order type, trade pair, quantity, price, execution fee and total amount paid. 4. The post-trade balance and trade history will be displayed and you will receive an email detailing the trade description.
Setup an anonymous stand-alone wallet that does not require KYC verification. What is the purpose of the stand-alone wallet The purpose of the stand-alone wallet is predominantly aimed at users who are interested in interacting with the Kinesis system and its currencies without having to participate in KYC verification, maintaining complete anonymity. What are the restrictions of using the stand-alone wallet The stand-alone wallet can only hold KAU and KAG, not KVTs, or any other cryptocurrency. Additionally, users who store their Kinesis currencies in the stand-alone wallet are not eligible for any of the various Fee Sharing Yields on offer. Unless the user creates a Kinesis Money account and links their stand-alone wallet by importing and complete KYC verification. To learn how to set up a Kinesis Money account click here.
Loading your Kinesis Money account with Kinesis currencies, cryptocurrency or fiat. How to deposit fiat 1) Click on the “Accounts” tab from the left-hand navigation panel. (You can also use the deposit function in the top panel) 2) Click open against the fiat account you wish to deposit funds into (USD in this example). The deposit screen will provide the Kinesis bank account details that you need to make a transfer to in order to deposit fiat funds. 3) Create a bank transfer from your bank account to the Kinesis bank account, including the payment reference contained in the description field on this screen. Please note: Allow 3-5 working days for the funds to clear. Once the Kinesis operations team have confirmed receipt of funds in the Kinesis bank account, your Kinesis Money Account will be credited with the deposited funds and you shall receive an email confirming this transaction. How to deposit BTC 1) Click open on the Bitcoin (BTC) account you wish to deposit funds into. 2) The deposit screen will provide your Kinesis Bitcoin wallet details that you can then deposit BTC to, from your own cryptocurrency wallet. Once the transaction is complete, you will see your deposited BTC in your account along with an email notifying you about your deposit. You will also be able to view the transaction in your recent transactions. Please Note: We do not recommend transferring BTC directly from an exchange, it is advised to send directly from an e-wallet. How to deposit KVT Please note: If you are depositing KVT into your Kinesis Money Account you will need to ensure you have sufficient ETH in your Ethereum wallet to cover the cost of the transaction due to the nature of KVTs being ERC-20 tokens. You can purchase ETH on the Kinesis Exchange within the Kinesis Money platform. 1) Click on the “Accounts” tab from the left-hand navigation panel and open the KVT account tile. 2) Click on the “RECEIVE” button and you will be presented with a deposit screen with which displays your Kinesis KVT address that you will need to enter into the recipient field in the ERC-20 compatible wallet you currently hold your KVTs in. Once the transaction has been processed your Kinesis Money Account will be credited with the KVTs deposited and will be reflected in the recent transactions panel. How to receive KAU & KAG 1. Click on the “Accounts” tab from the left-hand navigation panel. 2. Select the currency you wish to deposit funds to, in this example KAU, from the top navigation bar, then press the “RECEIVE” button. 3. The deposit screen pop-up will display your Kinesis deposit address for your account. Copy the Kinesis deposit address by clicking into the container or share via email. Exchange physical for digital (EPD) Please visit our exchange physical for the digital page here. How to register your bank details 1. Click the settings icon in the bottom left corner next to your accounts registered email address. 2. Select “Bank Details” from the list of settings. 3. Complete the required information on the form and once complete click Save to store those details against your account, allowing you to withdraw USD and EUR.