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Our analysis of the latest statistics in the world cryptocurrency exchanges

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What does 24 hours look like in the world of bitcoin?

Just how many transactions did crypto traders make over all 400 exchange providers? We analyse the daily trade value of top digital coins for the week of July 15, 2019, reported by CoinMarketCap and Coinhills, both of which track the cryptocurrency market.

24 hours in bitcoin

One day is a long time in the world of cryptocurrency, in just 24 hours the total volume of cryptocurrency exchanged for bitcoin reached US$15.78 billion (July 20th, 2019).

  • There were 297,186 bitcoin transactions in the last 24 hours.
  • That is an average of 12,000 transactions every hour.
  • The average transaction value was 16.65 BTC, this equates to $176,412 USD.
  • However the median transaction value was 0.013 BTC, equal to $135.78 USD.

Top 5 fiat currencies exchanged for bitcoin

The US dollar was the top currency traded for bitcoin, representing almost 70% of transactions. That’s more than three times more than the Japanese yen, next in line at 22%. Explore the chart below to find out more.

Currency Percentage of trades
US Dollar 69.29%
Japanese Yen 22.14%
Korean Won 4.51%
Euro 1.69%
British Pound 0.97%

Top 5 bitcoin exchange providers

OEX was the most popular exchange out of those CoinMarketCap monitors, taking in US$651 million in transactions. CoinBene follows with US$616 million traded for bitcoin in the last 24 hours, with LATOKEN in third at US$476 million.

Rank Exchange
1 OEX
2 CoinBene
3 LATOKEN
4 BitForex
5 BW.com

Sources used

  • CoinMarketCap
  • Coinhills
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