Exchange Review September 2018

Report Summary

CryptoCompare’s September Exchange Review evaluates the consistency and quality of exchange data, which is incorporated into CryptoCompare’s real-time Aggregate Index Methodology (the CCCAGG), used to calculate the best price estimation of cryptocurrency pairs traded across global exchanges.

Key highlights:

  • Volumes, Pairs and Coins: Top exchanges by average 24h trading volume for September were Binance ($1.06bn), OKEX ($544m), and Bitfinex ($455m). Binance also had the highest number of liquid pairs at 348, followed by OKEX with 333 and HuobiPro with 281. The market saw a 1.1% decrease in trading volumes since August, from an average of $5.77bn p/d to an average of $5.71bn p/d.
  • Country Analysis: By legal jurisdiction, exchanges based in Malta (Binance, OKEX, 2 others) generated the highest 24h trading volume at $1.62bn.
  • KYC Requirements: Out of a pool of 115 exchanges researched, 35% implement strict KYC policies, 29% implement flexibleKYC policies (dependant on amount traded or if a fiat withdrawal is desired), and 36% do not require KYC.

Explore the full Exchange Review report for more data.

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