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Updates to TradeBlock Indices: ECX, ETX, XLMX, XRX

Starting next Saturday, April 20, 2019 (4:00pm EST) and ending on Sunday, April 21, 2019 (4:00pm EST), TradeBlock will update constituents for the ECX (ETC/USD), ETX (ETH/USD), XLMX (XLM/USD), and XRX (XRP/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 delist the following constituents and currency pairs:

  • Bittrex: ETC/XBT

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

  • Bittrex: ETC/USD

Changes to the ETX Index composition

The ETX Index will delist the following constituents and currency pairs:

  • Poloniex: ETH/XBT
  • Bittrex: ETH/XBT

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

  • itBit: ETH/USD

Changes to the XLMX Index composition

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

  • Kraken: XLM/XBT

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

  • Coinbase: XLM/USD

Changes to the XRX Index composition

The XRX Index will not delist any constituents or currency pairs rather add the following constituents and currency pairs:

  • Coinbase: XRP/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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