Press Release

SIX Introduces for the First Time a Comprehensive Crypto-Currency Data Offering in Partnership with CryptoCompare

6 October, 2022

Swiss financial data expert SIX, one of Europe’s leading financial information providers, is delighted to announce that CryptoCompare’s cryptocurrency data is now available for the broad customer base of SIX to further strengthen their activities in digital asset markets. As a result of the partnership, SIX can now cover more than 85% of all cryptocurrency market activities worldwide. CryptoCompare is a key third-party cryptocurrency data provider that SIX has onboarded to its distribution channels.

As market participants are expanding their digital asset offering, they need access to high quality data This is especially important as regulatory bodies place digital assets under greater scrutiny to protect investors and ensure transparency in these markets,evidenced by ESMA with the introduction of the Markets in Crypto-assets (MiCA) Regulation.

CryptoCompare is a UK-based digital asset market data provider, aggregating data from over 300 venues globally. The company has broad coverage of reference and pricing data for cryptocurrency and fiat-based trading pairs. Through this partnership, SIX now provides real-time and historical pricing data, order book and crypto derivatives data built on CryptoCompare’s proprietary aggregate pricing methodology. This is based on a 24-hour volume-weighted average calculation, time-penalty factor and outlier methodology to show the best price estimation for cryptocurrency traders and investors to value their portfolio at any time.

SIX is continuously evaluating and enabling market needs in regards to digital assetsprovide market participants with high-quality crypto market data, standardized by SIX, the company’s data offering. As such, SIX decided to partner with CryptoCompare due to the company’s vast coverage of cryptocurrency markets and ease of integration through a single API source, enabling SIX to provide digital asset data to its clients via the same delivery channels as its leading reference, pricing, corporate actions, regulatory, tax and ESG data.

Berta Ares Lomban, Head Digital Assets Financial Information at SIX, highlights: “Through this collaboration with CryptoCompare, we are helping our customers navigate the digital assets markets. Our clients will be able to access the information they need to realize the opportunities and manage the risks in cryptocurrency markets, as well as comply with emerging regulations, through a trusted and reliable data partner.”

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