Crypto-market infrastructure creaks amid volatility test

Reuters UK
18 Mar 2020

Volatility raced to its highest in seven years, with volumes across major cryptocurrency exchanges soaring to $30.8 billion on March 12-13, data from industry website CryptoCompare shows — among the four highest two-day totals on record.

Press Releases

Published On
March 11, 2020
CryptoCompare Exchange Benchmark

CryptoCompare has launched a new, revamped streaming API that can be accessed via WebSocket connection. The new connection offers real-time trade, ticker, volume and level 2 orderbook data, as well as OHLC candles and a subscription to the CryptoCompare Aggregate Index (CCAGGG).

Published On
February 28, 2020
CryptoCompare Exchange Benchmark

At London’s CryptoCompare Digital Asset Summit on the 10th of March, Paolo Ardoino, CTO of Bitfinex & Tether, will tell the story of Tether’s inception and success during an exclusive keynote dubbed "The Story of Tether". 

Published On
February 20, 2020
CryptoCompare Exchange Benchmark

CryptoCompare has launched a new historical data product on the Quandl platform that will enable institutional investors to monitor the nascent digital asset class and assess investment opportunities using a trusted data source.

Published On
February 12, 2020
CryptoCompare Exchange Benchmark

The Benchmark ranks over 160 active spot exchanges globally to bring transparency and accountability to the cryptoasset exchange landscape by providing a framework for assessing risk. A grade is assigned to each exchange to help identify the lowest risk exchanges in the industry.

Published On
January 29, 2020
CryptoCompare Exchange Benchmark

Frankfurt (29 January 2020) – MV Index Solutions (MVIS), and Intelligence Unit (IU), a global provider of quantitative research and development for digital asset investment solutions, today announced a collaboration with Nomura Research Institute, Ltd. (NRI), a leading provider of consulting services and system solutions, to jointly launch the NRI/IU Crypto-Asset Index for financial institutions. Utilising the crypto-asset index platforms provided by MVIS and CryptoCompare, the global leader in digital asset data, the investable index offers an investment solution for Japanese financial institutions as well as global investors.

Published On
January 22, 2020
CryptoCompare Exchange Benchmark

CryptoCompare, the global leader in digital asset data, today released its Exchange Review for December 2019. The research provides analysis of key developments in the cryptocurrency exchange-traded market.

In The News

Business Insider
20 Mar 2020
CryptoCompare Nasdaq Crypto Pricing

Volumes at cryptocurrency exchanges have jumped, with Coinbase, Bitstamp, and Bitfinex combined seeing a 19% bump in 24-hour exchange volume, according to data aggregator CryptoCompare.

Finance Magnates
29 Jan 2020
CryptoCompare Exchange Review

Intelligence Unit (IU) (…) announced on Wednesday its partnership with Nomura Research Institute (NRI) to launch a digital asset index – NRI/IU Crypto-Asset Index – in Japan. (…) the companies also tied with MV Index Solutions and CryptoCompare for utilizing their market and price tracking technologies.

Yahoo Finance
25 Jul 2019
Ripple chooses CryptoCompare

Ripple has recently opted for a new trading volume benchmark, based on data from cryptocurrency index CryptoCompare. Ripple hopes it will be able to better address concerns about “misreported, falsified and inflated reported trading volumes,” and provide more accurate trading figures.

25 Apr 2019
BitMEX, CryptoCompare and Refinitiv

Tether has become a major source of liquidity in the cryptocurrency market. About 80% of all bitcoin trading is done in Tether, according to data from research site CryptoCompare.