Business 19 March 2019

Erik Gibbs

ICE adds Bitcoin SV, other digital assets to its crypto data feed

Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), the company behind NASDAQ and the upcoming Bakkt cryptocurrency trading platform, is ready to launch its Cryptocurrency Data Feed. The feed, which is offered by ICE Data Services, allows crypto traders to better gauge the markets and receive pricing information to better manage their investments.

The Data Feed is a collaborative effort between ICE and Blockstream, a blockchain technology company. The idea is to provide a platform that offers increase transparency, as well as insight and enhanced trading efficiencies. The data solutions provided “cover a broad range of asset classes, delivered securely to help you address your investing, trading, compliance and risk management requirements,” according to the group’s website.

In a blog post about the introduction of the feed, ICE stated, “Access to price discovery data is crucial to assist in accurately valuing the crypto market. To help address the need for transparency and offer investors a comprehensive view, we worked with Blockstream to launch the ICE Cryptocurrency Data Feed.”

Bitcoin SV (BSV) is one of the digital assets that is going to be listed in the feed, along with Aelf, Ardor, Augur, Cardano, Basic Attention, Bitcoin Core (BTC), Bitcoin Cash ABC (BCHABC), Bitcoin Gold, BitShares, Bytom, CyberMiles, Crypto.com, Dash, Decentraland, DigiByte, Dogecoin, Elastos, EOS, Ether, Ethereum Classic, Gas, Gemini Dollar, Huobi Token, ICON, IOST, Kyber Network, Litecoin, Lisk, Metaverse ETP, MIOTA, Mithril, Monero, Nebulas, NEM, NEO, Odyssey, OmiseGO, Ontology, Paxos, Qtum, Ripple, Siacoin, Status, Steem Dollars, Stellar, TenX, Theta Token, Tether, TRON, TrueUSD, USD Coin, VeChain, Verge, WaltonChain, Zcash, Zilliqa and 0x.

According to a video of the ICE Crypto Data Feed, “Its global coverage can enable hedge funds to better manage their trading strategies. Index providers can provide price inclusion by weighting the value of a venue based on specific criteria. Tick-by-tick data provides risk management and pricing evaluation for surveillance. For portfolio managers, value-add statistics enable cryptoassets to be market to market.”

ICE’s real-time feed will provide efficient access to a range of data that is correlated from over 600 global sources. It is integrated with TREP, the Thomas Reuters Enterprise Platform, in order to power trading applications across front, middle and back office platforms.

Note: Tokens on the Bitcoin Core (SegWit) chain are referenced as BTC coins; tokens on the Bitcoin Cash ABC chain are referenced as BCH, BCH-ABC or BAB coins.

Bitcoin Satoshi Vision (BSV) is today the only Bitcoin project that follows the original Satoshi Nakamoto whitepaper, and that follows the original Satoshi protocol and design. BSV is the only public blockchain that maintains the original vision for Bitcoin and will massively scale to become the world’s new money and enterprise blockchain.

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