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Kaiko Research: October 25, 2021

  • Price Movements: Bitcoin broke all time highs following the successful debut of the first U.S. Bitcoin-based ETF.
  • Volume Dynamics: FTX spot volumes have increased 10x over the past year.
  • Order Book Liquidity: We explore how a flash crash on Binance.US rippled through markets.

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Kaiko Research: October 18, 2021

  • Price Movements: Bitcoin is approaching new all time highs following the SEC’s approval of the first Bitcoin ETF.
  • Volume Dynamics: Using trade data, we explore the source of the latest Bitcoin rally.
  • Order Book Liquidity: Spreads are highest on average during the overlap…

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Kaiko Research: October 11, 2021

  • Price Movements: The native tokens for Layer 2 scaling solutions have seen strong returns since July.
  • Volume Dynamics: Nearly half of all Bitcoin trades are executed using Tether.
  • Order Book Liquidity: Average price slippage for large market orders fluctuates throughout the day on…

Kaiko Research: October 4, 2021

  • Price Movements: DEX tokens have surged since the China ban with DYDX up 80% over the past week.
  • Volume Dynamics: Huobi has lost significant market share to Binance and Okex since January 2021.
  • Order Book Liquidity: Market depth on BTC-USD order books remains…

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Kaiko Research: September 27, 2021

  • Price Movements: Another crypto ban in China caused markets to temporarily dip before stabilizing Sunday.
  • Volume Dynamics: Peer-to-peer exchanges like LocalBitcoins are facing growing competition from centralized exchanges.
  • Order Book Liquidity: Spreads have been more volatile in September compared with the summer months.

Kaiko Research: September 20, 2021

  • Price Movements: DeFi tokens are increasingly correlated to high-cap crypto assets.
  • Volume Dynamics: Hourly trade volumes for Litecoin surged past $1 billion — up from a mere $16m — after fake news circulated about a Walmart partnership.
  • Order Book Liquidity: Coinbase’s Tether markets…

Kaiko Research: September 13, 2021

  • Price Movements: Markets closed the week down double-digits following the abrupt sell-off on September 7th.
  • Volume Dynamics: Several exchange reported downtime after posting the highest daily volumes since May.
  • Order Book Liquidity: We explore how liquidity evaporated during the worst of the sell-off.


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