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Updates to TradeBlock Indices: ECX + EOSX + XLMX + ZCX

Starting next Saturday, October 17, 2020 (4:00pm EST) and ending on Sunday, October 18, 2020 (4:00pm EST), TradeBlock will update constituents for the ECX (ETC/USD), EOSX (EOS/USD), XLMX (XLM/USD), and ZCX (ZEC/USD) indices, as part of a scheduled quarterly review. A full list of TradeBlock indices can be viewed here.

TradeBlock offers 10 indices which serve as real-time, replicable, USD-equivalent spot rates for different digital currencies. TradeBlock’s Indices are designed to enhance price discovery, by providing reference rates for underlying digital currencies, using its industry-leading methodology. In the section below we delineate the upcoming changes to the previously mentioned Indices.

Changes to the ECX Index composition

The ECX Index will add the following constituents and currency pairs:

  • Binance.US: ETC/USD

 

Changes to the EOSX Index composition

The EOSX Index will remove the following constituents and currency pairs:

  • Coinbase Pro: EOS/XBT

 

The EOSX Index will add the following constituents and currency pairs:

  • Binance.US: EOS/USD

 

Changes to the XLMX Index composition

The XLMX Index will remove the following constituents and currency pairs:

  • Bittrex: XLM/XBT

 

The XLMX Index will add the following constituents and currency pairs:

  • Binance.US: XLM/USD

 

  • Bitstamp: XLM/USD

 

Changes to the ZCX Index composition

The ZCX Index will remove the following constituents and currency pairs:

  • Kraken: ZEC/XBT

 

The ZCX Index will add the following constituents and currency pairs:

  • Binance.US: ZEC/USD

 

The above changes are part of TradeBlock’s quarterly indices update, whereby revisions, if necessary, are made according to the firm’s Index methodology. This update offers transparency to the ongoing commitment for maintaining TradeBlock Indices as industry benchmarks that accurately characterize the digital currency landscape. Quarterly updates will continue to sharpen TradeBlock’s Indices, which are designed to adjust for anomalistic exchange conditions and provide reliable reference rates.

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