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The Exchange Benchmark is CCData’s flagship research report, established in 2019 to bring clarity and accountability to a complex and rapidly evolving market. Since launching, it has become the industry standard for evaluating exchanges.
Backed by thousands of research hours, CCData's Exchange Benchmark covers 150+ exchanges, encompassing more than 80 qualitative and quantitative metrics to assess the risk associated with both centralised and decentralised digital asset exchanges.
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In this week’s Market Spotlight, we delve into June’s financial saga, from the FED’s hawkish stance to Blackrock’s Bitcoin ETF application — as traditional finance giants look to enter the crypto scene, shifting market sentiment and trading volumes.
In this week’s Market Spotlight blog, we examine the ongoing U.S. debt ceiling crisis and its impact on the digital asset market, alongside the recent turbulence surrounding Binance and Coinbase following the SEC lawsuit.
In this week’s Market Spotlight blog, we reflect on the current state of the market, the largest beneficiaries from Binance’s recent decline in market share, as well as the assets that have been outperforming the wider digital asset market.
In this week’s Chart of the Week, we examine the market's reaction from yesterday when Bloomberg broke the news that the US is seeking more than $4 billion to settle its case against Binance. The exchange has been embroiled in legal challenges with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) since March and June, respectively. Accusations include operating an illegal derivatives exchange and promoting non-compliant actions, such as using VPNs and offshore entities to evade geographical restrictions. Overall, this news initially led to a negative reaction before BNB bounced 15% in a matter of minutes as the market digested the possibility of a resolution to this overhang that has existed since Q1 of this year. More clarity for Binance is bullish for BNB and the market, as evidenced by the intraday performance captured by CCData.
The news casts a light at the end of the tunnel for Binance, with the potential for a full resolution in the coming months, despite the heavy charges. If the reports are accurate, it also removes a lot of uncertainty from the market, given that more severe actions against Binance could be detrimental to the industry.
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