Coin Metrics is pleased to announce the version 2.7 release of our Hourly Reference Rates and version 0.8 release of our Real-Time Reference Rates. Updated methodology documents for both products can be found here.

Coin Metrics produces the Hourly Reference Rates and Real-Time Reference Rates, a collection of prices rates quoted in U.S. dollars, published once per hour and once per second, for a set of cryptocurrencies.

The release notes for this release additions and terminations to our coverage universe, reconstitutions of our whitelisted markets, and some recalculations of certain assets.

Coverage Universe Additions

This release expands our coverage universe to include 11 additional assets and brings our total coverage universe to a total of 324 assets. The additional assets are included below.

  • 1inch (1inch)
  • Alpha Finance Lab (alpha)
  • OctoFi (octo)
  • Perpetual Protocol (perp)
  • Secret (scrt)
  • The Graph (grt)
  • Keep Network (keep)
  • Venus (xvs)
  • NuCypher (nu)
  • Telcoin (tel)
  • Badger DAO (badger)

Recalculations Due to Improvements in Historical Whitelisted Markets

Coin Metrics routinely investigates price anomalies and makes minor modifications of historical whitelisted markets for a small number of assets. The following 1 asset received changes and historical values received minor changes.

  • grin-usd from 2020-09-28 to present

About the CM Reference Rates

The CM Reference Rates are designed to serve as a transparent and independent pricing source that promote the functioning of efficient markets, reduce information asymmetries among market participants, facilitate trading in standardized contracts, and accelerate the adoption of cryptocurrencies as an asset class with the highest standards. The reference rates are calculated using a robust and resilient methodology that is resistant to manipulation and adheres to international best practices for financial benchmarks, including the International Organization of Securities Commissions’ (IOSCO) Principles for Financial Benchmarks. The Coin Metrics Oversight Committee and an independent governance structure protect the integrity of the reference rates and ensure the reference rates serve as sources of transparent and independent pricing.

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