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    Gate.io Research: A Closer Look at Exchanges’ Fee Structures

    2019-08-19 14:11:32 UTCRead:132020
    During the past few months, the cryptocurrency market has seen strong and positive trends, including the IEO investment buzz, the flashing green light from corporate behemoths to adopt blockchain technology, and the forthcoming regulations on crypto-assets from governments. Having seen these market trends, some exchanges have adjusted their strategies to embrace the upcoming wave; and proposing new fee rates and structure has become one of the most efficient strategies.
    This report provides review and analysis on the development of major exchanges’ fee structures. It also compares fee rates among major exchanges, which can serve as a reference when choosing a trading platform.

    Key Takeaways:
    1. In order to nurture the eco and stabilize the price of their exchange token, exchanges have integrated requirements for users to hold the exchange token in position, in addition to minimum trading volume.
    2. Today, exchanges tend to apply exchange token fee deduction schemes rather than use the point card .
    3. The trading volume is now increasing due to the bullish sentiment; many exchanges have reduced the handling fees to attract more users.
    4. Cryptocurrency exchanges typically have lower handling fees as compared to those of the traditional finance world. However, cryptocurrency exchanges typically apply fewer discounts due to costs incurred by regulations and market structure alteration.
    5. By comparing fee structures and fee rates among major exchanges, we can conclude that Gate.io has some of the most competitive fee rates in the industry.

    Click here to download the full Report in PDF format

    Disclaimer: Based on the due diligence and objective analysis by internal staff, the research draws conclusion based on the observed market data, however it should not be treated as the sole basis of investment.


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