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Conor Ryder, CFA is Research Analyst at Kaiko and covers liquidity, derivatives market structure, and macro trends. He can be contacted at

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  • Liquidity

    29/06/2023 Deep Dive

    Q2 Liquidity Ranking for Crypto Assets

    This week we provide a Q2 update to our crypto asset liquidity ranking. The recent SEC lawsuits have directly impacted the liquidity of assets identified as securities, and our ranking breaks down the changes. We then compare each asset’s liquidity score to its market cap.

  • Liquidity

    15/06/2023 Deep Dive

    Q2 Crypto Liquidity Update

    Welcome to Deep Dive! This week we provide a Q2 update on crypto market liquidity, looking at the recent Tether depeg, a big buildup of a CRV position on Aave, and how the SEC’s rulings are impacting centralized liquidity.

  • Liquidity

    01/06/2023 Deep Dive

    A Cheatsheet for Bid Ask Spreads

    This week we’ll take our first in-depth look at Bid-Ask spreads on centralized exchanges, an under-appreciated indicator of liquidity. We’ll use some distribution analysis to examine which exchanges, stablecoins and pairs have the tightest and widest range of spreads in an environment where liquidity has become a premium in markets.

  • Stablecoin

    18/05/2023 Deep Dive

    Stablecoins: Does Trust Really Matter?

    After the events of 2023, Tether has become the dominant stablecoin, despite being the least trusted. In this week’s Deep Dive, we explore whether this is evidence that trust is a lower priority for crypto investors, who seem to prefer peg stability, liquidity and versatility more.

  • Derivatives

    04/05/2023 Deep Dive

    The State of Crypto Derivatives

    This week we’ll provide an update on all things crypto derivatives and look at how perpetual futures are increasingly driving price action in markets.

  • Binance

    20/04/2023 Deep Dive

    The Binance Effect

    This week, we explore how Binance influences global patterns in trade volume in light of their reintroduction of fees on most BTC pairs, aside from TUSD which is now the largest stablecoin by BTC volume on Binance.

  • Liquidity

    06/04/2023 Deep Dive

    Q1 Liquidity Ranking For Crypto Assets

    This week we are providing a Q1 update to our Liquidity Ranking Model for Crypto Assets, highlighting the winners and losers along the way.

  • Liquidity

    23/03/2023 Deep Dive

    The State of Liquidity in Crypto Markets

    Liquidity is all the talk in financial markets at present, and crypto has seen its fair share of liquidity incidents this month. We explore market depth, spreads, slippage and volumes to bring you up to date with all things crypto liquidity.