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Measuring Gemini’s volume

by Steven Zheng

August 19, 2019, 12:30PM EDT  ·  2 min read

Quick Take

  • The Block examines Gemini’s volumes and the impact of its marketing and new listings
  • Year-to-date, bitcoin has composed more than 70% of the trading volume on Gemini
  • In mid-2018, ether trading volume overtook bitcoin for several weeks

by Steven Zheng

August 19, 2019, 12:30PM EDT  ·  2 min read

Compared to its peers, Gemini, the cryptocurrency exchange founded by Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, has been conservative about its decisions to list new assets on its platform. This conservatism is the result of the founders’ vision for compliance and regulation for the exchange and the cryptocurrency ecosystem as a whole — hoping that its brand of being a well-regulated and well-trusted cryptocurrency trading platform would encourage more traders to use it.