Notes and Methodology:

At this time, we do not recommend using any Digital Asset exchanges beyond this ranked list of 9 exchanges.

We welcome recent attempts to tackle the misconduct by unregulated Digital Asset exchanges. In this list, we have aggregated the rankings for our trusted exchanges below. Each assessment has a slightly different methodology, and so we have included direct source links for corroboration purposes.

 

Sources:

  • Volume & Bear Market Valuations Rating ("BMV") - HERE

  • Bitwise Asset Management Report ("Bitwise") - HERE

  • OpenMarketCap Trusted Exchanges ("OMC") - HERE

  • Cointelligence Rating ("Cointelligence") - HERE

  • Blockchain Transparency Institute Rating ("BTI") - HERE

Last Updated: April 15th, 2019

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1. Liquid

Fiat: AUD | EUR | IDR | HKD | JPY | SGD | USD

Other: Margin | CFD | Asset Lending | OTC

Volume (%)

BMV

Bitwise

Cointelligence

BTI

VERIFIED

8.15

Excluded

5 / 5 Stars

13.3%

OMC

TRUSTED

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2. Kraken

Fiat: CAD | EUR | GBP | USD | JPY

Other: Margin | Futures | OTC

Volume (%)

BMV

Bitwise

Cointelligence

BTI

VERIFIED

7.3

Included

4 / 5 Stars

6.8%

OMC

TRUSTED

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3. Coinbase Pro

Fiat: EUR | GBP | USD

Other: Custody | OTC

Volume (%)

BMV

Bitwise

Cointelligence

BTI

VERIFIED

N/A

Included

3 / 5 Stars

7.8%

OMC

TRUSTED

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4. Bitfinex

Fiat: EUR | GBP | JPY | USD

Other: Margin | OTC

Volume (%)

BMV

Bitwise

Cointelligence

BTI

UNVERIFIED

5.25

Included

3 / 5 Stars

12.3%

OMC

TRUSTED

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5. bitFlyer

Fiat: JPY | USD

Other: Margin | Futures | OTC

Volume (%)

BMV

Bitwise

Cointelligence

BTI

UNVERIFIED

7.2

Included

2 / 5 Stars

1.3%

OMC

TRUSTED

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6. Poloniex

Fiat: N/A

Other: Custody | Margin | OTC

Volume (%)

BMV

Bitwise

Cointelligence

BTI

VERIFIED

6.9

Included

2 / 5 Stars

1.3%

OMC

TRUSTED

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7. Bitstamp

Fiat: EUR | USD

Other: N/A

Volume (%)

BMV

Bitwise

Cointelligence

BTI

UNVERIFIED

5.0

Included

1 / 5 Stars

4.7%

OMC

TRUSTED

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8. Gemini

Fiat: USD

Other: Custody | OTC

Volume (%)

BMV

Bitwise

Cointelligence

BTI

UNVERIFIED

8.75

Included

1 / 5 Stars

1.1%

OMC

TRUSTED

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9. Binance (Volume Concerns)

Fiat: N/A

Other: OTC

Volume (%)

BMV

Bitwise

Cointelligence

BTI

UNVERIFIED

7.2

Included

1 / 5 Stars

51.3%

OMC

TRUSTED

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