Blogs

Discover in-depth analysis on market trends, learn about our innovative products, and explore the technical backbone that powers them, all aimed at enhancing your understanding of the digital asset industry.

Our Latest Blogs

CCData's Enhanced API

We are pleased to announce the latest enhancements to our API documentation pages, designed to offer greater interactivity and access to a broader range of datasets. Here’s a detailed look at the new features and how they can benefit your work.

  • July 3, 2024
  • Developer Team

Ethereum ETFs: The SEC's Surprising Shift in Stance

In this blog, we explore the unexpected rise of Ethereum ETFs following the SEC's request for stakeholders to update their 19b-4 filings, indicating a possible approval of these ETFs. This move, which contrasts with prior expectations of denial, has led analysts to revise their predictions, causing significant market activity and a sharp rise in Ethereum's price.

  • May 22, 2024
  • Research Team
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Bitcoin Halving Event: A Cyclical Catalyst

The Bitcoin halving is a pivotal event for the digital asset markets that occurs roughly once ever four years. In this blog, we explore how Bitcoin halving's have historically shaped the asset's trajectory, what future events might mean for investors and if this time is different.

  • April 19, 2024
  • Research Team
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Digital Asset Supply Metrics: Insights for Traditional Finance

This blog post explores crucial supply metrics in the cryptocurrency industry, emphasising their importance in assessing an asset's value, rarity, and market dynamics. It aims to bridge the knowledge gap for individuals with a traditional finance background by drawing clear comparisons between well-established financial concepts and new-age digital asset metrics.

  • April 18, 2024
  • Vlad Cealicu
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CCData's Enhanced API

  • July 3, 2024
  • Developer Team

We are pleased to announce the latest enhancements to our API documentation pages, designed to offer greater interactivity and access to a broader range of datasets. Here’s a detailed look at the new features and how they can benefit your work.

Read more...

Ethereum ETFs: The SEC's Surprising Shift in Stance

  • May 22, 2024
  • Research Team

In this blog, we explore the unexpected rise of Ethereum ETFs following the SEC's request for stakeholders to update their 19b-4 filings, indicating a possible approval of these ETFs. This move, which contrasts with prior expectations of denial, has led analysts to revise their predictions, causing significant market activity and a sharp rise in Ethereum's price.

Read more...

Bitcoin Halving Event: A Cyclical Catalyst

  • April 19, 2024
  • Research Team

The Bitcoin halving is a pivotal event for the digital asset markets that occurs roughly once ever four years. In this blog, we explore how Bitcoin halving's have historically shaped the asset's trajectory, what future events might mean for investors and if this time is different.

Read more...

Digital Asset Supply Metrics: Insights for Traditional Finance

  • April 18, 2024
  • Vlad Cealicu

This blog post explores crucial supply metrics in the cryptocurrency industry, emphasising their importance in assessing an asset's value, rarity, and market dynamics. It aims to bridge the knowledge gap for individuals with a traditional finance background by drawing clear comparisons between well-established financial concepts and new-age digital asset metrics.

Read more...

A Decade of Data Clarity: CCData Through the Years

  • March 14, 2024
  • Jamie Sly

Join us as we reflect on our journey so far, our vision for the future and why we are committed to shaping and building a more inclusive and transparent digital assets industry.

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On-Chain Data Series II: Streamlining Blockchain Data Output and Distribution

  • February 27, 2024
  • Vlad Cealicu

Welcome to the second part of our On-Chain Data Series. In this segment, we explore our approach in offering users fast, reliable, and straightforward access to both the latest and historical blockchain data. This includes our integration with Nethermind and Geth nodes, as well as leading blockchain data providers such as QuickNode.

Read more...

Introducing CCIX: CCData's Flagship Aggregate Index

  • February 22, 2024
  • Jimena Leon

This blog explores the rebrand of CCData's flagship product from CCCAGG to CCIX, introducing a more robust and reliable digital asset price index. In this blog we cover the improvements we have implemented, including enhanced code flexibility, comprehensive data integration, precise pricing, as well as the underlying CCIX methodology.

Read more...

On-Chain Data Series I: Ingesting Blockchain Data – The Backbone of On-Chain Intelligence

  • February 15, 2024
  • Vlad Cealicu

Welcome to our latest blog series on blockchain data,  shedding light on the complexities involved in managing and utilising blockchain data, from the extraction of raw data to its transformation into actionable insights for diverse applications.

Read more...

CADLI Part 3: Understanding Latest Tick Conversions

  • February 13, 2024
  • Vlad Cealicu

This blog explores the inner workings of the CADLI Latest Tick Data API, highlighting our innovative methodologies and the sophisticated technology behind them. From direct index pairs to complex synthetic conversions, we explore how CADLI navigates the intricacies of digital asset conversions, offering precision and clarity in a market known for its volatility and complexity.

Read more...

CADLI Part 2: The Three Building Data Pillars

  • February 13, 2024
  • Vlad Cealicu

In this blog, we delve into CADLI's core strengths derived from its three essential components: Underlying Data, Conversion Data, and Component Data. These elements enable CADLI to adapt in real-time to market changes and offer detailed digital asset insights. Highlighting three years of infrastructural enhancements, including advanced polling and streaming integrations, the blog emphasizes CADLI's capability to update over 50,000 times per second, showcasing its robust data precision and adaptability.

Read more...

CCData's Enhanced Aggregate Index: Process for Asset Smart Contract Migrations

  • February 13, 2024
  • Vlad Cealicu

This blog provides an explanation of our smart contract migration management, highlighting its advantages for CADLI users and detailing the complexities of our parent asset structure.

Read more...

Introducing DA Fixings: CCData’s Robust Framework for Digital Assets Pricing

  • January 25, 2024
  • Vlad Cealicu

In this blog post, our Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Vlad Cealicu, discusses the importance of end-of-day reference pricing for digital assets, explaining the challenges associated with this area and how CCData is addressing them with our innovative Digital Asset (DA) Fixings Benchmark Family.

Read more...

Introducing CADLI: The CCData Adaptive Diversified Liquidity Index for Digital Assets

  • January 5, 2024
  • Vlad Cealicu

This blog covers the introduction of CADLI, CCData's Adaptive Diversified Liquidity Index, which aggregates trading data across multiple markets to calculate a volume-weighted average price in USD. CADLI emerged as a response to evolving trading patterns influenced by stringent US regulations, paving the way for a transition to stablecoin and forex-based trading pairs. Its adaptive framework and sophisticated data analytics make it a vital tool for traders, analysts, and investors, offering a comprehensive solution for digital asset valuation and market analysis.

Read more...

2023 Charts of the Year

  • December 27, 2023
  • Research Team

Dive into our annual retrospective where we explore the pivotal moments and trends of the past year. Our ‘Year in Charts’ feature meticulously selects one significant chart from each month, offering a unique visual journey through the year. This collection serves as a testament to the dynamic shifts and patterns that have shaped the digital asset market over the course of 2023.

Read more...

CCData’s Year In Review: 2023

  • December 21, 2023
  • CCData

Discover CCData's achievements in 2023, including its rebranding from CryptoCompare, website launch, system upgrades, and the release of influential research and indices in the digital asset industry. We also briefly touch on broader industry developments, such as Ripple's legal success and the rise of tokenisation, setting the scene for an exciting 2024.

Read more...

CCData’s Year In Review: 2023

  • December 21, 2023
  • Jamie Sly

Our 2023 Year In Review blog reflects on digital asset industry that has seen remarkable progress in the last year, including Ripple's legal victory, numerous Bitcoin ETF applications, Europe's MiCA framework, growing institutional adoption, and the rise of tokenization, setting an exciting stage for 2024. For CCData, the year marked significant achievements, including rebranding from CryptoCompare, launching a new website, upgrading systems, introducing new indices, and publishing impactful research.

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Key Findings From CCData’s Q4 2023 Outlook Report

  • December 19, 2023
  • Research Team

CCData’s quarterly Outlook Report provides readers with a comprehensive, data-driven analysis of the digital asset landscape. This report reflects on the key events of the previous quarter while casting an eye towards the future, pinpointing emerging trends and potential developments in the coming months and beyond.

Read more...

The Aftermath of the Battle Between Binance and the DOJ

  • November 23, 2023
  • Research Team

In this blog, we explore the legal resolution between Binance and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the response across the digital asset market. This includes examining fluctuations in the price of Binance's token (BNB), trading volumes and flows on the exchange, as well as wider implications for the digital asset industry and the regulatory landscape.

Read more...

Exploring The Themes Being Discussed at CCDAS 2023

  • September 29, 2023
  • Hosam Mahmoud

CCData Flagship Digital Asset Summit, CCDAS 2023 delves into the significant shifts of 2023 in both traditional finance and the crypto industry, highlighting challenges like bond yields and rising interest rates. The blog post provides an overview of the summit, focusing on the current and future trends in the digital asset sector, and invites readers to secure their participation for a comprehensive understanding of these evolving themes.

Read more...

Market Spotlight: The Absence of a Market Catalyst

  • August 25, 2023
  • Hosam Mahmoud

Join CCData as our Market Spotlight blog explores the latest trends in the digital asset industry with our market-leading data insights.

Read more...

Understanding Tokenised Real World Assets: The Next Step For Digital Assets

  • July 31, 2023
  • Vlad Cealicu

The blog highlights CCData's API as a key tool in understanding the tokenization of real-world assets on the blockchain, a process that enhances asset management and market efficiency. It traces the evolution from early Bitcoin adaptations to Ethereum and DeFi, underscoring the growing significance and complexities of this sector.

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Market Spotlight: The Debt Ceiling Alarm, Binance’s Lawsuit and Asset Basket Winners

  • June 9, 2023
  • Hosam Mahmoud

Join CCData as our Market Spotlight blog explores the latest trends in the digital asset industry with our market-leading data insights.

Read more...

Market Spotlight: Declining Liquidity & The Evolving Exchange Landscape

  • May 26, 2023
  • Jacob Joseph

Join CCData as our Market Spotlight blog explores the latest trends in the digital asset industry with our market-leading data insights.

Read more...

Market Spotlight: Macroeconomics, Memecoins & Exchange Liquidity

  • May 12, 2023
  • Jacob Joseph

Join CCData as our Market Spotlight blog explores the latest trends in the digital asset industry with our market-leading data insights.

Read more...

Unleashing the Power of Cryptocurrency Data for AI/ML Companies

  • April 24, 2023
  • Vlad Cealicu

How machine learning start-ups and Artificial intelligence companies can leverage CCData’s comprehensive datasets for intelligent insights on the cryptocurrency market to stay ahead of the curve.

Read more...

Key Findings From CCData’s Q2 Outlook Report

  • April 21, 2023
  • Anatole Baguirov

CCData’s quarterly Outlook Report provides readers with a comprehensive, data-driven analysis of the digital asset landscape. This report reflects on the key events of the previous quarter while casting an eye towards the future, pinpointing emerging trends and potential developments in the coming months and beyond.

Read more...

Market Analysis: Silicon Valley Bank, Circle & USDC

  • March 13, 2023
  • Hosam Mahmoud

The recent Market Analysis blog addresses the crisis of USD Coin (USDC) following the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank, where Circle held $3.3 billion in reserves. It highlights USDC's devaluation, the impact of the bank's failure on the crypto sector, and the subsequent partial recovery of USDC after the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation's intervention.

Read more...

2023 Outlook Report: New Year, New Narratives

  • January 23, 2023
  • Anatole Baguirov

CCDatas new research report, "2023 Outlook: New Year, New Narratives," provides a comprehensive review of the macroeconomic and digital asset landscape in 2022 and forecasts trends for 2023, including centralised exchanges, decentralised finance, stablecoins, and CBDCs.

Read more...

Market Spotlight: A Long-Awaited Relief Rally

  • January 20, 2023
  • David Moreno Darocas

CCData's latest blog offers an insightful analysis of the 2023 digital asset market, highlighting the key factors driving the recent rally, the state of the market, the top-performing assets, and trends in exchange volumes. Utilising their award-winning data, the blog is an essential read for those seeking to understand the current dynamics and developments in the cryptocurrency industry.

Read more...

Charts of the Year: Key Moments of 2022

  • December 23, 2022
  • Jamie Sly

CCData’s weekly ‘Charts of the Week’ highlight the developments in the crypto markets that might have gone unnoticed. For the final week of 2022, we have created this blog to showcase the charts that are still relevant in today’s market narrative, by re-examining one weekly chart from each month of the year.

Read more...

Market Spotlight: The End to a Turbulent Year

  • December 21, 2022
  • David Moreno Darocas

Our latest Market Spotlight blog delves into recent trends in the digital asset industry, utilising their market-leading data. Key focus areas include the 2022 performance of the top 100 digital assets by market capitalisation, crypto market activity in December, the influence of new macroeconomic data on markets, and Binance's growing dominance in the industry.

Read more...

CCData Year In Review: 2022

  • December 16, 2022
  • Jamie Sly

CCData's 2022 Year in Review blog focuses on a tumultuous year for digital assets, marked by major events like the Terra Luna and FTX collapses. The blog reviews CCData's contributions and key events, including the successful CCDAS summit, and explores market shifts and advancements in exchange benchmarks.

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Understanding Market Structure Following FTX’s Insolvency

  • November 18, 2022
  • David Moreno Darocas

CCData's recent Market Spotlight blog discusses the changing landscape of Centralised Exchanges (CEXs), highlighting the increasing importance of risk assessment and transparency. Following the FTX collapse, CCData has removed FTX from its Exchange Benchmark and pricing indices. The blog stresses the necessity for transparent financial disclosures and the implementation of Proof of Reserves and Liabilities in CEXs.

Read more...

Market Spotlight: The Merge; It’s Finally Happening!

  • September 4, 2022
  • Hosam Mahmoud

In CCData's latest Market Spotlight blog, we delve into key aspects of Ethereum, especially with the upcoming Ethereum Merge. We explore the Merge's implications, current market conditions, and the Consumer Price Index (CPI). The spotlight includes a brief history of Ethereum, analysis of BTC vs. ETH market dominance, and Ethereum's issuance changes pre and post-merge.

Read more...

Market Spotlight: The First Rally Of The Bear Market

  • August 3, 2022
  • Hosam Mahmoud

CCData's latest Market Spotlight blog examines current crypto trends using its advanced data insights. Key topics include Bitcoin's significant monthly drop, the rise of layer 2 solutions like Polygon, the Ethereum merge, OKX's global expansion, and Bitcoin options volume on Deribit Exchange

Read more...

Market Spotlight: From Celsius’ BTC Position to Ethereum Merge Updates

  • July 20, 2022
  • Research Team

CCData's first Market Spotlight blog discusses the digital asset market's recovery from setbacks like Terra LUNA's collapse and the troubles of Celsius and Voyager. Highlights include Celsius Network's DeFi challenges, FTX's growing trading volumes, the upcoming Ethereum merge, and BTC's response to the latest CPI data. The post also explores broader market uncertainties, FTX's leadership under Sam Bankman-Fried, and macroeconomic influences on crypto, especially potential Federal Reserve rate hikes.

Read more...

2021 In Review: A Look The Biggest Headlines & CCData’s Milestones

  • December 29, 2021
  • Marketing Team

In 2021, CCData achieved notable milestones, including receiving FCA authorization as a regulated Benchmark Administrator and forming strategic partnerships for index development. The company expanded its influence with significant collaborations like the FT Wilshire indices and licensing deals with SGX, FTX, and 3iQ Corp.

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Message Aggregation Service

  • December 18, 2021
  • Vlad Cealicu

This blog explores the functionality and reasoning behind our system. We will clearly detail how we consolidated multiple services from our initial architecture into a single service responsible for publishing, archiving, and distributing messages.

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Tools: Instrument mapping dashboard

  • December 18, 2021
  • Vlad Cealicu

This blog post explores CCData's approach to instrument mapping and metadata in the cryptocurrency exchange sector, where uniformity is rare. We'll discuss how various platforms list the same assets under different symbols and IDs, complicating data analysis. Additionally, we introduce our Instrument Mapping Dashboard, designed to ease data harmonization across different exchanges.

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Message Distribution / Routing

  • December 16, 2021
  • Vlad Cealicu

This blog explains the inner workings and rationale behind our system, focusing on how messages are distributed within our infrastructure.

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Exchange Discovery Service (EDS)— Exchange Integration Sharding

  • December 14, 2021
  • Vlad Cealicu

This blog provides insights into our system's functionality and logic. In this blog, we will clearly explain how we distribute exchanges and instruments across various instances.

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Proxy Swarm — Redis + Queue Magic

  • December 13, 2021
  • Vlad Cealicu

This blog provides insights into the workings and rationale behind our systems, with a specific focus on explaining the functionality of our proxy swarm service.

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Exchange Integrations — Overview

  • December 13, 2021
  • Vlad Cealicu

This blog provides an insight into the mechanics and principles underlying our system. In this particular blog, we aim to offer a clear and comprehensive explanation of how our standard exchange integrations function.

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Deploying microservices at CCData

  • February 15, 2021
  • Vlad Cealicu

This blog provides insights into the functioning and rationale behind our systems. It explains the deployment and monitoring of our extensive network of over 800+ microservices, which span across our Go and NodeJs codebases. While this blog focuses on NodeJs, the process for Go is quite similar.

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That’s a Wrap: 2020 in Review

  • December 22, 2020
  • Marketing CCData

CCData's 2020 recap focuses on Bitcoin's record highs, increased institutional interest, and the impact of COVID-19 on the cryptocurrency market. It also covers PayPal's crypto integration and the rise of DeFi, alongside CCData's efforts in improving digital asset data quality and transparency.

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Rate Limits with Redis-Cluster and NodeJs

  • March 19, 2019
  • Vlad Cealicu

This blog post goes more into depth on how the rate limits work on our services and the issues we faced when trying to implement a large-scale, clustered rate limiting system using Redis Cluster. We wanted to have flexibility in the future so we also built a Redis Cluster in-memory mock. This helped us both test our approach and choose when we deploy a new service, whether we want to have tightly coupled in memory rate limits or have them handled by a Redis Cluster.

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Ethereum ETFs: The SEC's Surprising Shift in Stance

  • May 22, 2024
  • Research Team

In this blog, we explore the unexpected rise of Ethereum ETFs following the SEC's request for stakeholders to update their 19b-4 filings, indicating a possible approval of these ETFs. This move, which contrasts with prior expectations of denial, has led analysts to revise their predictions, causing significant market activity and a sharp rise in Ethereum's price.

Read more...

Bitcoin Halving Event: A Cyclical Catalyst

  • April 19, 2024
  • Research Team

The Bitcoin halving is a pivotal event for the digital asset markets that occurs roughly once ever four years. In this blog, we explore how Bitcoin halving's have historically shaped the asset's trajectory, what future events might mean for investors and if this time is different.

Read more...

2023 Charts of the Year

  • December 27, 2023
  • Research Team

Dive into our annual retrospective where we explore the pivotal moments and trends of the past year. Our ‘Year in Charts’ feature meticulously selects one significant chart from each month, offering a unique visual journey through the year. This collection serves as a testament to the dynamic shifts and patterns that have shaped the digital asset market over the course of 2023.

Read more...

Key Findings From CCData’s Q4 2023 Outlook Report

  • December 19, 2023
  • Research Team

CCData’s quarterly Outlook Report provides readers with a comprehensive, data-driven analysis of the digital asset landscape. This report reflects on the key events of the previous quarter while casting an eye towards the future, pinpointing emerging trends and potential developments in the coming months and beyond.

Read more...

The Aftermath of the Battle Between Binance and the DOJ

  • November 23, 2023
  • Research Team

In this blog, we explore the legal resolution between Binance and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the response across the digital asset market. This includes examining fluctuations in the price of Binance's token (BNB), trading volumes and flows on the exchange, as well as wider implications for the digital asset industry and the regulatory landscape.

Read more...

Exploring The Themes Being Discussed at CCDAS 2023

  • September 29, 2023
  • Hosam Mahmoud

CCData Flagship Digital Asset Summit, CCDAS 2023 delves into the significant shifts of 2023 in both traditional finance and the crypto industry, highlighting challenges like bond yields and rising interest rates. The blog post provides an overview of the summit, focusing on the current and future trends in the digital asset sector, and invites readers to secure their participation for a comprehensive understanding of these evolving themes.

Read more...

Market Spotlight: The Absence of a Market Catalyst

  • August 25, 2023
  • Hosam Mahmoud

Join CCData as our Market Spotlight blog explores the latest trends in the digital asset industry with our market-leading data insights.

Read more...

Market Spotlight: The Debt Ceiling Alarm, Binance’s Lawsuit and Asset Basket Winners

  • June 9, 2023
  • Hosam Mahmoud

Join CCData as our Market Spotlight blog explores the latest trends in the digital asset industry with our market-leading data insights.

Read more...

Market Spotlight: Declining Liquidity & The Evolving Exchange Landscape

  • May 26, 2023
  • Jacob Joseph

Join CCData as our Market Spotlight blog explores the latest trends in the digital asset industry with our market-leading data insights.

Read more...

Market Spotlight: Macroeconomics, Memecoins & Exchange Liquidity

  • May 12, 2023
  • Jacob Joseph

Join CCData as our Market Spotlight blog explores the latest trends in the digital asset industry with our market-leading data insights.

Read more...

Key Findings From CCData’s Q2 Outlook Report

  • April 21, 2023
  • Anatole Baguirov

CCData’s quarterly Outlook Report provides readers with a comprehensive, data-driven analysis of the digital asset landscape. This report reflects on the key events of the previous quarter while casting an eye towards the future, pinpointing emerging trends and potential developments in the coming months and beyond.

Read more...

Market Analysis: Silicon Valley Bank, Circle & USDC

  • March 13, 2023
  • Hosam Mahmoud

The recent Market Analysis blog addresses the crisis of USD Coin (USDC) following the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank, where Circle held $3.3 billion in reserves. It highlights USDC's devaluation, the impact of the bank's failure on the crypto sector, and the subsequent partial recovery of USDC after the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation's intervention.

Read more...

2023 Outlook Report: New Year, New Narratives

  • January 23, 2023
  • Anatole Baguirov

CCDatas new research report, "2023 Outlook: New Year, New Narratives," provides a comprehensive review of the macroeconomic and digital asset landscape in 2022 and forecasts trends for 2023, including centralised exchanges, decentralised finance, stablecoins, and CBDCs.

Read more...

Market Spotlight: A Long-Awaited Relief Rally

  • January 20, 2023
  • David Moreno Darocas

CCData's latest blog offers an insightful analysis of the 2023 digital asset market, highlighting the key factors driving the recent rally, the state of the market, the top-performing assets, and trends in exchange volumes. Utilising their award-winning data, the blog is an essential read for those seeking to understand the current dynamics and developments in the cryptocurrency industry.

Read more...

Charts of the Year: Key Moments of 2022

  • December 23, 2022
  • Jamie Sly

CCData’s weekly ‘Charts of the Week’ highlight the developments in the crypto markets that might have gone unnoticed. For the final week of 2022, we have created this blog to showcase the charts that are still relevant in today’s market narrative, by re-examining one weekly chart from each month of the year.

Read more...

Market Spotlight: The End to a Turbulent Year

  • December 21, 2022
  • David Moreno Darocas

Our latest Market Spotlight blog delves into recent trends in the digital asset industry, utilising their market-leading data. Key focus areas include the 2022 performance of the top 100 digital assets by market capitalisation, crypto market activity in December, the influence of new macroeconomic data on markets, and Binance's growing dominance in the industry.

Read more...

Understanding Market Structure Following FTX’s Insolvency

  • November 18, 2022
  • David Moreno Darocas

CCData's recent Market Spotlight blog discusses the changing landscape of Centralised Exchanges (CEXs), highlighting the increasing importance of risk assessment and transparency. Following the FTX collapse, CCData has removed FTX from its Exchange Benchmark and pricing indices. The blog stresses the necessity for transparent financial disclosures and the implementation of Proof of Reserves and Liabilities in CEXs.

Read more...

Market Spotlight: The Merge; It’s Finally Happening!

  • September 4, 2022
  • Hosam Mahmoud

In CCData's latest Market Spotlight blog, we delve into key aspects of Ethereum, especially with the upcoming Ethereum Merge. We explore the Merge's implications, current market conditions, and the Consumer Price Index (CPI). The spotlight includes a brief history of Ethereum, analysis of BTC vs. ETH market dominance, and Ethereum's issuance changes pre and post-merge.

Read more...

Market Spotlight: The First Rally Of The Bear Market

  • August 3, 2022
  • Hosam Mahmoud

CCData's latest Market Spotlight blog examines current crypto trends using its advanced data insights. Key topics include Bitcoin's significant monthly drop, the rise of layer 2 solutions like Polygon, the Ethereum merge, OKX's global expansion, and Bitcoin options volume on Deribit Exchange

Read more...

Market Spotlight: From Celsius’ BTC Position to Ethereum Merge Updates

  • July 20, 2022
  • Research Team

CCData's first Market Spotlight blog discusses the digital asset market's recovery from setbacks like Terra LUNA's collapse and the troubles of Celsius and Voyager. Highlights include Celsius Network's DeFi challenges, FTX's growing trading volumes, the upcoming Ethereum merge, and BTC's response to the latest CPI data. The post also explores broader market uncertainties, FTX's leadership under Sam Bankman-Fried, and macroeconomic influences on crypto, especially potential Federal Reserve rate hikes.

Read more...

CCData's Enhanced API

  • July 3, 2024
  • Developer Team

We are pleased to announce the latest enhancements to our API documentation pages, designed to offer greater interactivity and access to a broader range of datasets. Here’s a detailed look at the new features and how they can benefit your work.

Read more...

Introducing CCIX: CCData's Flagship Aggregate Index

  • February 22, 2024
  • Jimena Leon

This blog explores the rebrand of CCData's flagship product from CCCAGG to CCIX, introducing a more robust and reliable digital asset price index. In this blog we cover the improvements we have implemented, including enhanced code flexibility, comprehensive data integration, precise pricing, as well as the underlying CCIX methodology.

Read more...

CADLI Part 2: The Three Building Data Pillars

  • February 13, 2024
  • Vlad Cealicu

In this blog, we delve into CADLI's core strengths derived from its three essential components: Underlying Data, Conversion Data, and Component Data. These elements enable CADLI to adapt in real-time to market changes and offer detailed digital asset insights. Highlighting three years of infrastructural enhancements, including advanced polling and streaming integrations, the blog emphasizes CADLI's capability to update over 50,000 times per second, showcasing its robust data precision and adaptability.

Read more...

CCData's Enhanced Aggregate Index: Process for Asset Smart Contract Migrations

  • February 13, 2024
  • Vlad Cealicu

This blog provides an explanation of our smart contract migration management, highlighting its advantages for CADLI users and detailing the complexities of our parent asset structure.

Read more...

Introducing DA Fixings: CCData’s Robust Framework for Digital Assets Pricing

  • January 25, 2024
  • Vlad Cealicu

In this blog post, our Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Vlad Cealicu, discusses the importance of end-of-day reference pricing for digital assets, explaining the challenges associated with this area and how CCData is addressing them with our innovative Digital Asset (DA) Fixings Benchmark Family.

Read more...

Introducing CADLI: The CCData Adaptive Diversified Liquidity Index for Digital Assets

  • January 5, 2024
  • Vlad Cealicu

This blog covers the introduction of CADLI, CCData's Adaptive Diversified Liquidity Index, which aggregates trading data across multiple markets to calculate a volume-weighted average price in USD. CADLI emerged as a response to evolving trading patterns influenced by stringent US regulations, paving the way for a transition to stablecoin and forex-based trading pairs. Its adaptive framework and sophisticated data analytics make it a vital tool for traders, analysts, and investors, offering a comprehensive solution for digital asset valuation and market analysis.

Read more...

CCData’s Year In Review: 2023

  • December 21, 2023
  • CCData

Discover CCData's achievements in 2023, including its rebranding from CryptoCompare, website launch, system upgrades, and the release of influential research and indices in the digital asset industry. We also briefly touch on broader industry developments, such as Ripple's legal success and the rise of tokenisation, setting the scene for an exciting 2024.

Read more...

Unleashing the Power of Cryptocurrency Data for AI/ML Companies

  • April 24, 2023
  • Vlad Cealicu

How machine learning start-ups and Artificial intelligence companies can leverage CCData’s comprehensive datasets for intelligent insights on the cryptocurrency market to stay ahead of the curve.

Read more...

CCData's Enhanced API

  • July 3, 2024
  • Developer Team

We are pleased to announce the latest enhancements to our API documentation pages, designed to offer greater interactivity and access to a broader range of datasets. Here’s a detailed look at the new features and how they can benefit your work.

Read more...

Digital Asset Supply Metrics: Insights for Traditional Finance

  • April 18, 2024
  • Vlad Cealicu

This blog post explores crucial supply metrics in the cryptocurrency industry, emphasising their importance in assessing an asset's value, rarity, and market dynamics. It aims to bridge the knowledge gap for individuals with a traditional finance background by drawing clear comparisons between well-established financial concepts and new-age digital asset metrics.

Read more...

On-Chain Data Series II: Streamlining Blockchain Data Output and Distribution

  • February 27, 2024
  • Vlad Cealicu

Welcome to the second part of our On-Chain Data Series. In this segment, we explore our approach in offering users fast, reliable, and straightforward access to both the latest and historical blockchain data. This includes our integration with Nethermind and Geth nodes, as well as leading blockchain data providers such as QuickNode.

Read more...

On-Chain Data Series I: Ingesting Blockchain Data – The Backbone of On-Chain Intelligence

  • February 15, 2024
  • Vlad Cealicu

Welcome to our latest blog series on blockchain data,  shedding light on the complexities involved in managing and utilising blockchain data, from the extraction of raw data to its transformation into actionable insights for diverse applications.

Read more...

CADLI Part 3: Understanding Latest Tick Conversions

  • February 13, 2024
  • Vlad Cealicu

This blog explores the inner workings of the CADLI Latest Tick Data API, highlighting our innovative methodologies and the sophisticated technology behind them. From direct index pairs to complex synthetic conversions, we explore how CADLI navigates the intricacies of digital asset conversions, offering precision and clarity in a market known for its volatility and complexity.

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CADLI Part 2: The Three Building Data Pillars

  • February 13, 2024
  • Vlad Cealicu

In this blog, we delve into CADLI's core strengths derived from its three essential components: Underlying Data, Conversion Data, and Component Data. These elements enable CADLI to adapt in real-time to market changes and offer detailed digital asset insights. Highlighting three years of infrastructural enhancements, including advanced polling and streaming integrations, the blog emphasizes CADLI's capability to update over 50,000 times per second, showcasing its robust data precision and adaptability.

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CCData's Enhanced Aggregate Index: Process for Asset Smart Contract Migrations

  • February 13, 2024
  • Vlad Cealicu

This blog provides an explanation of our smart contract migration management, highlighting its advantages for CADLI users and detailing the complexities of our parent asset structure.

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Introducing CADLI: The CCData Adaptive Diversified Liquidity Index for Digital Assets

  • January 5, 2024
  • Vlad Cealicu

This blog covers the introduction of CADLI, CCData's Adaptive Diversified Liquidity Index, which aggregates trading data across multiple markets to calculate a volume-weighted average price in USD. CADLI emerged as a response to evolving trading patterns influenced by stringent US regulations, paving the way for a transition to stablecoin and forex-based trading pairs. Its adaptive framework and sophisticated data analytics make it a vital tool for traders, analysts, and investors, offering a comprehensive solution for digital asset valuation and market analysis.

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Understanding Tokenised Real World Assets: The Next Step For Digital Assets

  • July 31, 2023
  • Vlad Cealicu

The blog highlights CCData's API as a key tool in understanding the tokenization of real-world assets on the blockchain, a process that enhances asset management and market efficiency. It traces the evolution from early Bitcoin adaptations to Ethereum and DeFi, underscoring the growing significance and complexities of this sector.

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Unleashing the Power of Cryptocurrency Data for AI/ML Companies

  • April 24, 2023
  • Vlad Cealicu

How machine learning start-ups and Artificial intelligence companies can leverage CCData’s comprehensive datasets for intelligent insights on the cryptocurrency market to stay ahead of the curve.

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Tools: Instrument mapping dashboard

  • December 18, 2021
  • Vlad Cealicu

This blog post explores CCData's approach to instrument mapping and metadata in the cryptocurrency exchange sector, where uniformity is rare. We'll discuss how various platforms list the same assets under different symbols and IDs, complicating data analysis. Additionally, we introduce our Instrument Mapping Dashboard, designed to ease data harmonization across different exchanges.

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Message Distribution / Routing

  • December 16, 2021
  • Vlad Cealicu

This blog explains the inner workings and rationale behind our system, focusing on how messages are distributed within our infrastructure.

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Exchange Discovery Service (EDS)— Exchange Integration Sharding

  • December 14, 2021
  • Vlad Cealicu

This blog provides insights into our system's functionality and logic. In this blog, we will clearly explain how we distribute exchanges and instruments across various instances.

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Exchange Integrations — Overview

  • December 13, 2021
  • Vlad Cealicu

This blog provides an insight into the mechanics and principles underlying our system. In this particular blog, we aim to offer a clear and comprehensive explanation of how our standard exchange integrations function.

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Deploying microservices at CCData

  • February 15, 2021
  • Vlad Cealicu

This blog provides insights into the functioning and rationale behind our systems. It explains the deployment and monitoring of our extensive network of over 800+ microservices, which span across our Go and NodeJs codebases. While this blog focuses on NodeJs, the process for Go is quite similar.

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Rate Limits with Redis-Cluster and NodeJs

  • March 19, 2019
  • Vlad Cealicu

This blog post goes more into depth on how the rate limits work on our services and the issues we faced when trying to implement a large-scale, clustered rate limiting system using Redis Cluster. We wanted to have flexibility in the future so we also built a Redis Cluster in-memory mock. This helped us both test our approach and choose when we deploy a new service, whether we want to have tightly coupled in memory rate limits or have them handled by a Redis Cluster.

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