Latest data from market analyst agency CryptoCompare reveals that the main six cryptocurrency exchanges, as per the corporate’s analytical mannequin, have been chargeable for a three-year excessive in spot quantity all through the month of August. 

The metric grades all cryptocurrency exchanges throughout a large number of areas — together with authorized/regulatory circumstances, knowledge provision, safety and market high quality, amongst others — and ranks them in an inventory accordingly.


Widespread exchanges Coinbase, Gemini, Kraken, CrossTower, Bitstamp and itBit all obtained AA grading standing inside the August interval with a rating starting from 86.26 to 75.28, respectively.

The report concludes: “In August, Prime-Tier spot volumes elevated 43.6% to $2.4tn and Decrease-Tier spot volumes elevated 10.4% to $218bn. Prime-Tier exchanges now signify 91.7% of whole spot quantity.”

Though the info revealed that Binance reported a 65% enhance in 3-month spot quantity with a number one determine of $751B, excellent regulatory considerations in quite a few international jurisdictions meant that the trade was a stark omission from the above checklist, ranked within the twenty third place with a rating of 65.12.

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The world’s largest crypto trade by quantity buying and selling was docked factors in areas of asset high quality/range, in addition to adverse experiences, however carried out fairly effectively in knowledge provision and joint-third for safety.

Two months in the past, Binance was ordered by the UK’s Monetary Conduct Authority (FCA) to suspend all trading activity till an investigation into the trade’s allow license and subsequent buying and selling operation is satisfactorily concluded.

In response, the trade introduced that “the FCA UK discover has no direct impression on the providers supplied on Binance.”