The Kaiko team is thrilled to announce the release of our professional Market Data API. Since the beginning of the year, we have been working hard to perfect this service for institutional use. All participants in the digital assets industry need the best information available in order to succeed and our API promises to provide Read More
transparent, consistent, and quality market data.
Big data is the new oil, so goes the 21st century aphorism. Those who collect data have carved out a prosperous and powerful underbelly to typical industrial giants, providing the proverbial fuel to the fire of modern industry. The importance of quality data is not to be underestimated, especially in the burgeoning digital assets industry — where misinformation and asymmetries abound.
What gives cryptocurrencies their value? This question is perhaps the most contentious in the broader blockchain ecosystem, sparking debate far and wide. A new collaborative paper between academics at the University of Toulouse, McGill University, and VU Amsterdam explores this question. Using Kaiko market data, the researchers develop a framework relating the value of Bitcoin to the transactional costs and benefits it provides. Read More
Numerous studies highlight the importance of liquidity in financial markets. Liquidity refers to the volume or amount of an asset traded on an exchange during a period of time. While Bitcoin has many unique features that differentiate it from other asset classes, little is known about the effects of liquidity on this particular market. Read More
Stablecoins: the latest buzzword in cryptoland. Long before the hype, Tether was already reigning as the most utilized USD pegged currency. Surrounded by doubt and controversy, Tether was (and still is) a very hot topic among traders and crypto enthusiasts alike. How is the allegedly 100% USD backed fiat-collateralized coin holding up in today's bear market?
This paper studies the efficiency and price formation of bitcoin and other cryptocur- rency markets. First, there are large recurrent arbitrage opportunities in cryptocur- rency prices relative to fiat currencies across exchanges that often persist for several days or weeks.