Updated: 2017-06-26

getRealtimeSpotPrice

By Brave New Coin

    Retrieves 5 minute spot prices for over 150 digital currencies

    Query Parameters

    Parameter Description Data Type
    coin The symbol of the coin to look up (ex: LTC) String
    from Timestamp for start of data output range Numeric (Unix Epoch Time)
    to Timestamp for the end of data output output range Numeric (Unix Epoch Time)

    Response Fields

    Field Description Data Type
    timestamp The UNIX timestamp for each day in the dataset. Cryptocurrency exchanges function globally on a 24 hour basis so the timestamp is set to a start at 00:00:00 UTC. Data is therefore for every tick included between 00:00:00 UTC and 23:59:59. The first data entry is for 1279411200 i.e. '2010-07-18 00:00:00' UTC. Number (Unix Epoch Time)
    open The open price for the coin in US dollars. The opening time is at 00:00:00 Number
    high The high price for the coin in US dollars Number
    low The low price for the coin in US dollars Number
    close The closing price for the coin in US dollars. The closing time is at 23:59:59 Number
    volume_usd The total volume traded expressed in USD. The currency/USD rate is the currency value at each tick. Number
    vwap The volume weighted average price of the currency in US dollars for the day Number
    twap The time-weighted average price of the currency in US dollars for the day Number

    The coin index prices are in US dollars, and accurate down to a "coin tick". A coin tick occurs every 5 minutes, creating 288 ticks per day.

    About the Vendor

    Brave New Coin (BNC) is a leading data & research provider in the exponential Digital Assets & Blockchain industry. BNC tracks and standardizes market, network and industry information to deliver high quality news, rates, indices, analytics and insights to a global client base.

    We build industry benchmarks and custom indices for tracking crypto-currencies and other digital assets. Our range of index solutions powers a growing number of investment and exchange traded products.

    Whether you require global market spots for price discovery or reference rates for performance attribution, BNC has an index solution to meet your needs.