Kaiko’s new VaR estimator is one of the first risk management tools designed for cryptocurrencies, leveraging a proprietary and thoroughly backtested methodology that accounts for the idiosyncrasies of crypto market structure. In this article, we will review the background, methodology, and use cases for VaR, showing how cryptocurrency portfolio managers can better manage risk.
This case study will explore how Compass Financial Technologies leverages Kaiko’s real-time data feeds to power a suite of regulatory compliant and innovative crypto indices.
This case study will explore how Messari, the leading cryptocurrency information aggregator, leverages Kaiko's historical and live market data API to provide a comprehensive charting and analytics toolkit for traders, analysts, and cryptocurrency enthusiasts.
We will explore how to access order book snapshots through Kaiko’s REST API and visualize an individual snapshot using Python. Kaiko provides level 2 order book snapshots, aggregated by price level, for 85,000+ currency pairs across 85+ exchanges. We take two order book snapshots per minute for all traded instruments, capturing all bids and asks placed within 10% of the mid price. This tutorial will show how to access this data using our API.
In this tutorial, we will explore how to access and visualize Kaiko’s order book aggregations. Kaiko provides three derivations of raw snapshot data: market depth, slippage, and spreads. All three measures can be used to measure liquidity on crypto exchanges. This tutorial will demonstrate how to pull this data from Kaiko’s REST API, format it, and create visualizations.