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Fake volumes in cryptocurrency markets — February report

88% of crypto trading volume in February 2019 is allegedly inflated. A new report, published by the data science team of Crypto Integrity, has identified wide-spread malicious practices across top exchanges: OKex, Bit-Z, ZB, CoinBene, LBank, Huobi Global, BW, HitBTC, IDAX, BitMart, CoinTiger. The analysis of order books and trades of selected liquid symbols has shown that on average per symbol 86% of trades and 88% of the volume have been classified as artificial (HitBTC and Huobi excluded). On some symbols the detected fake volume has reached 100% (the details and the methodology are below).


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