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

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


Fashionable exchanges Coinbase, Gemini, Kraken, CrossTower, Bitstamp and itBit all acquired 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 characterize 91.7% of whole spot quantity.”

Though the information 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/variety, in addition to unfavorable studies, however carried out moderately nicely 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.”