Cryptocurrency liquidity

This site measures the liquidity of cryptocurrencies. The liquidity of an asset is a measure of how much its price moves in response to buying/selling. The less the price moves in reponse to buying/selling of a specific quantity, the more liquid the asset. This site measures liquidity as the amount of USD that can be exchanged for a given cryptocurrency while moving the price in any market by at most 0.5%.

Top 15 (buy/sell)

This chart shows the 15 most liquid cryptocurrencies. It includes both buy liquidity (how much you can buy of the given cryptocurrency while moving the price in any market by no more than 0.5%) and sell liquidity (how much you can sell of the given cryptocurrency while moving the price in any market by no more than 0.5%).

Network graph

The chart below gives an overview of cryptocurrency liquidity as measured within the last 24 hours. It includes the 200 most liquid cryptocurrencies. In this chart, a round shape denotes a cryptocurrency. The size of the shape is proportional to the liquidity of the given cryptocurrency. Yellow squares denote national currencies (e.g. USD, EUR, JPY). A line between two currencies denotes a market. For example, a line from BTC to USD denotes the BTC/USD market. The width of the line is proportional to the liquidity of the given market.

Evolution over time

Whereas the above graph show only present liquidity (for the top 200 most liquid cryptocurrencies), the chart below shows the evolution of liquidity over time for the top 10 most liquid cryptocurrencies.

Click on a point in the chart to show the buy and sell paths for the given cryptocurrency at the given time.

Buy/sell paths

The table below shows the various markets through which one can buy and sell a cryptocurrency.

For example, the path BTC --bitfinex--> ETH --bitstamp--> USD denotes exchanging BTC for ETH in the Bitfinex ETH/BTC market, and exchanging the acquired ETH for USD in the Bitstamp ETH/USD market.

Click chart point to load details

Unfinished calculations

Count: ?

About

This site was created by Rune K. Svendsen.

If you have questions, comments or other feedback, feel free to contact me at rune@cryptomarketdepth.com.