Market Data: July 29, 2020

Market data report provided by XTRD FIX API


Bithumb contains 226 trading pairs consisting of 167 assets

New coins listed: GOLD, IBP, SUTER, CNS, BLY

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EXMO contains 182 trading pairs consisting of 57 assets

New coin listed: CHZ

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Yobit contains 8604 trading pairs consisting of 1431 assets

New cryptocurrency pairs: 


OKEx contains 386 trading pairs consisting of 157 assets

New coins listed: AERGO, SNX, BAL

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GATE.IO contains 473 trading pairs consisting of 253 assets

New coins listed: KSM, AMPL, MTA, YFI

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Huobi contains 567 trading pairs consisting of 234 assets

New coin listed: KSM

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Binance contains 628 trading pairs consisting of 216 assets

New coins listed: MKR, RUNE, DAI

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Binance US presently contains 77 trading pairs consisting of 40 assets

New coins listed: USDC, VTHO

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Bitmex contains 15 trading pairs consisting of 12 assets

New cryptocurrency pair: 


CEX.IO contains 101 trading pairs consisting of 31 assets

New coin listed: ZRX

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PROBIT contains 683 trading pairs consisting of 395 assets


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STEX contains 437 trading pairs consisting of 344 assets

Delisted currency: RUB

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Bitmart contains 271 trading pairs consisting of 159 assets

New coils listed: SG, DOT, CNC

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Delisted coins: TWEE, TUSD, LEOBTC50

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Engineering Axon Trade’s Fort Knox of Authentication

When it comes to cybersecurity, especially in the digital asset industry, there is no room for compromises! 

Of course, this is a very hot topic and it’s always easy to talk about it rather than implement it in practice. These are additional procedures to follow, extra techniques to use, more people to hire. We built our systems taking into account the hostile environment where we will operate. Here is a brief overview of what Axon Trade does in order to protect our clients’ digital assets. 

Restricted access. Our servers are not available over the public internet. In order to trade, clients have to cross-connect with Axon Trade within Equinix IBX data centers. Another option is to set up a VPN tunnel. In both cases, we know who the customer is. 

Isolated environment for clients. Each client runs their operations within an isolated network segment invisible to other participants. This isolation is controlled by hardware and software layers. 

Components separation. Axon Trade is built as a modular system (different data buses, routing components, data normalization farm, streamers, databases, monitoring, journaling, and so on) where components are separated by firewalls (if required by business logic). Each component can access only very specific IP addresses and ports. And, of course, no access to the operating environment is available over the public Internet! 

Data encryption. Despite the fact that components are isolated and covered by firewalls, they “talk” to each other only through encrypted channels. Even internally. That’s the rule!

No sensitive information stored as a plain text. We deal with passwords, keys, and other forms of client’s credentials. This information is never stored unencrypted. API calls (yes, we do have REST API for accounts management) never return real data. Logs/journal records are scrambled to avoid unexpected leaks. 

Protected from people’s failure. Axon Trade uses techniques similar to launch sequences on nuclear submarines – in order to start the system, it required a combined effort of several people. So in case of an unlikely event when one part of the key was compromised, it’s still not enough to obtain access – analogous to a multi-signature wallet concept. 

Authentications and authorization. The majority of Axon Trade resources require authentication prior to obtaining access. In addition, access to certain resources is limited by a role-based authorization system. 

Journaling and monitoring. All events, big and small, are carefully monitored and added into a journal. We know who was doing what and when. Of course, this information is carefully stored and backed up via tape on separate geographically distant servers. 

Axon Trade has many more secure controls but we are keeping some of our secrets!  

Let us know if you would like to try our services with a no-cost, no-obligation trial period! 

Normalized API for trading

Axon Trade’s mission is to provide clients with normalized FIX API to trade across multiple cryptocurrency exchanges. Our FIX 4.4-compatible solution can help you to:

  • reduce development costs
  • reduce maintenance costs 

All these “reduce” points are usually highly overused by marketers and in most cases become nothing but buzz words. Our team mainly consists of engineers, so instead we will speak in facts here.

Most digital asset exchanges have their own unique APIs. There is nothing wrong with expressing yourself by inventing yet another REST or WebSocket API for trading. Our team saw many of these along the way… The problem arises when you need to trade on, for example, Binance, OKEx, HitBTC, Gemini, and SeedCX simultaneously. The names were chosen intentionally because all five of these exchanges have significant differences in workflow. Try to send a market order through their native APIs and you’ll have a perfect example. 

Imagine that you need to build a system that should trade on these five exchanges – and for some reason, you decided to do it in-house. The integration of each exchange will take about three to four weeks (we’ve spent about two weeks per exchange, taking into account our 30+ integrated exchange experience). In an ideal scenario, this is one month for a team of five, or five months for a one-man-band. With prices ranging from $2,000 to $10,000 per engineer per month, you might end up with an initial budget of $10k to $50k. 

But this is only the initial commitment. Exchanges tend to change protocols by constantly introducing “latest and greatest” features, decommissioning old APIs, and doing all the other things that keep developers constantly busy. This means more work for engineers but less money for a business. 

We already passed this road and are happy to offer our FIX 4.4. order routing solution for crypto markets. Axon Trade’s solution provides the ability to trade digital assets using a single, standard API and very predictable workflow. All messages (NewOrderSingle, OrderCancelRequest, ExecutionReport, RequestForPosition, OrderMassStatusRequest and so on) and logic were replicated from traditional trading systems that make the integration process seamless and almost instantaneous. 

No matter how often exchanges change their protocols – the Axon Trade team tracks these changes on the back end to simultaneously update our own connectors and keep your trading operations uninterrupted. 

For financial professionals with relevant experience, integration with Axon Trade’s order routing services is a question of days (sometimes hours) rather than weeks and months when dealing with native exchange formats one by one. To those who are not familiar with FIX, we provide code samples and expert integration assistance. 

Being a member of the FIX Trading Community, Axon Trade does its best to spread the word regarding utilizing the FIX protocol for trading digital assets. We believe that a unified protocol such as FIX can significantly improve reliability and reduce the cost of ownership for our current and future clients. 

Let us know if you would like to try our services with a no-cost, no-obligation trial period! 

Normalized Symbology

The Axon Trade team has built and maintained a database of normalized symbol names and assets in the digital asset trading space. This may sound like a small thing, but once you begin trading across multiple crypto exchanges things quickly start to become complicated. For example, just the ETH/USDT trading pair is represented as follows across these exchanges:

  • ethusdt on HUOBI
  • 55 on BITMART

Here are additional esoteric naming conventions.

With Axon Trade, you can subscribe to market data updates through our FIX API using the same symbol name – for example, ETH/USDT – for Huobi, Kraken, Binance, Bitmart, and any other Axon Trade supported exchange. More importantly, you can trade over Axon Trade’s FIX using just the ETH/USDT symbol name for all exchanges. All trading messages, all reports – everything is built on top of normalized symbols and assets. Axon Trade has done the hard work of normalizing naming conventions, so you don’t have to. 

Today Axon Trade’s database contains 12,659 unique symbols with multiple permutations. This means that you can reach 30+ different digital asset exchanges in almost no time using Axon Trade’s unified FIX API. 

Being an active member of the FIX Trading Community, we understand the importance of standardization and are awaiting ISO’s decision regarding a global cryptocurrency naming convention. Whenever it will happen – today, tomorrow, or in two years – our systems are designed in a way that allows easy adaptation for diverse primary naming sources. 

Let us know if you would like to try our services with a free, no-obligation trial period!