Coin Metrics Market Quotes

Definition

Quotes consist of the best bid and the best ask for a market at a given point in time. The best bid represents the highest price that a buyer is willing to pay for one unit of the base asset for a spot market or one contract for a derivatives market. The best ask represents the lowest price that a seller is willing to sell.

Dictionary

NameCategorySubcategoryTypeUnitInterval
Market quotesMarketQuotesMarket dataPrice: quote asset. Size: Units of base asset~ every 10 seconds

Examples

An sample of the quotes data from Coinbase’s Bitcoin-US Dollar Spot Market is provided below:

sample spot market quotes data

Resource history

Availability

Community and pro market availability does not differ. Community is available via HTTP API only, is limited to 1,000 API requests per 10 minutes per IP address and only showcases the last 24 hours of history.

For a full list of assets, exchanges, spot markets, and futures markets, please consult the Coin Metrics Data Coverage file or the ‘/catalog-all/markets’ via the API.

Coin Metrics stores historical quotes snapshots approximately every 10-seconds.

Markets

Type of marketNumber of markets
Spot Markets19
Futures Markets0

Assets

AssetNumber of markets spotNumber of markets futures
BTC100
ETH90

Exchanges

ExchangeCount spotStart date spotCount futureStart date future
Binance.US12020-01-270N/A
Bitfinix22019-03-250N/A
Bitflyer12019-12-060N/A
Bitstamp22019-03-250N/A
Bittrex22019-03-250N/A
CEX.IO12019-12-060N/A
Coinbase22019-03-250N/A
Gemini22019-03-250N/A
ItBit22019-03-250N/A
Kraken22019-03-250N/A
Liquid22019-03-250N/A