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The charts below compare the local and international (converted to ZAR equivalent) prices of some of the largest cryptoassets by market capitalisation. Due to a higher demand for cryptocurrency in Africa compared to the rest of the world, we notice a consistent price differential that can be exploited to make low-risk profits using our Arbitrage product.
Looking to make payments in South Africa? These rates (quoted in ZAR) are the effective outcome of transferring foreign funds through the selected intermediary cryptocurrencies. The premium below can be interpreted as the savings over traditional Forex channels. Click on a row in the table to view the rates vs time on the graph.
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The chart below shows the percentage spread (calculated as
(ask - bid)/bid) for some cryptoasstes on major exchanges.
Note how the spreads on local exchanges (Luno and VALR) are generally higher than the equivalent market on Binance.
OTC trading mitigates unexpected losses caused by these large spreads by guaranteeing a single rate for a prespecified trading volume.
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The graph below shows multiple assets and markets on a selected exchange. We can use some advanced graph theory to calculate the best arbitrage cycles within the graph. The ROI for these cycles is generally quite low, indicating that these exchanges are efficient market places. However, there still exist consistent opportunites between international and South African exchanges (inter-exchange) that can be exploited to earn low-risk profits using our Arbitrage product.
FIVEWEST ARBITRAGE CALCULATOR
Updated 12:01 22 September
Utilizing traditional banking and blockchain technology, we specialise in the trading automation of digital assets & forex.