95 percent of the trade volume is fake. How to distinguish the real deals from the fake?

According to new research by analysts Bitwise Asset Management, 95 percent of the trading volumes of Bitcoin are fake. Only 10 kryptomere show real data about the auction. However, the situation is not so bad for industry, as it may seem at first glance.

Behind the scenes of the trading

Statements about manipulation and fake web trading sound for a long time. Groups of experts like the Blockchain Transparency Institute has published even more detailed reports in the case. However, such drastic assumptions are not done still by anybody — as many as 95 percent of bitcoins on the market are “dummy”.

Trading platforms with amounts above one million dollars have their top 10 “most honest”. These include Binance, Bitfinex, Kraken, Bitstamp, Coinbase, BitFlyer, Gemini, itBit, and Poloniex Bittrex. No report on the Korean stock exchange, and Cex.io passed the test, but its trading volumes lower fixed rails in a million.

Analysts also told us how to distinguish “real” exchange from “fake”. In comparison to the first one-on-one shows, both large and small numbers. The dynamics of trading on her range from high to low periods of activity. The spread — the difference between orders to buy and sell — is more than a few cents.

Fake volume just enough to detect — there are no round numbers which people prefer. Trades bots are created without visible speakers on a regular basis. With a rather massive turnover at “fake” markets are comparatively higher spread.

What is good for the market? Bitwise introduced the study, and to the Commission on securities and stock exchanges of the USA. Analysts remarked that, “to cope with the regulation of Bitcoin will be much easier” in such conditions.

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