IC15 comprises Top 15 global cryptocurrencies in terms of market capitalization and liquidity
As on 01 Jan 2022, IC15 Open value: 71,463.30 Points
Mumbai, January 03, 2022: With a view to empowering knowledge on crypto and blockchain ecosystem, CryptoWire, the global crypto super app which is a Special Business Unit (SBU) of TickerPlant, today announced the launch of India’s first index of cryptocurrencies — IC15.
The IC15 is a rule-based broad market index by market capitalization, which tracks and measures the performance of Top 15 widely traded liquid cryptocurrencies listed on leading crypto exchanges of the world.
Over the past years, cryptocurrencies have emerged as an asset class in themselves, gaining wider acceptance and drawing people’s interests. An index that captures over 80 percent of market movement is, thus, a fundamental market tracking and assessing tool to base decisions on and enhance transparency.
CryptoWire’s Index Governance Committee comprising domain experts, industry practitioners and academicians, will maintain, monitor and administer the index while rebalancing it every quarter. The Base Value of the index is set at 10,000 and the Base Date is April 1, 2018.
IC15 has been designed with the objective of:
• Insights of crypto mining.
• Being the true benchmark and a mirror of the underlying crypto market – a barometer of the industry in a sense, with a diversified representation of overall market sentiments.
• Presenting an easy solution to follow for having a diversified portfolio.
• Acting as a performance benchmark for fund managers.
• Facilitating accurate replication of the index and be the preferred index for creation of index linked products like index funds, ETFs, etc.
• Uniquely positioning the index for efficient derivatives trading in the cryptocurrency trading marketplace.
|Constituents of IC15|
* as on 1st Jan 2022
“With the launch of India’s first index of crypto IC15, we intend to complete the knowledge circle for the entire crypto and blockchain ecosystem. This will not only push the ‘learn before earn’ initiative but also serve the industry with yet another powerful intervention. At CryptoWire, our approach is to facilitate market development and mitigate risk to a great degree by presenting all possible tools to evaluate possibilities and make decisions. We want all participants to utilize, to the fullest, this research-oriented, technology-powered opportunity that we present to them for tracking the market. CryptoWire is positioned to emerge as the partner of industry to spread knowledge, research and information and help participants take informed decisions. IC15 is another step towards this goal,” said Mr. Jigish Sonagara, MD & CEO, CryptoWire.
Note: Methodology and Factsheet of IC15 has been attached
CryptoWire is the first port of call for entry into blockchain and cryptocurrencies. It enjoys the rare distinction of going beyond exchanges to render comprehensive, unbiased information to empower participants to make informed decisions. At CryptoWire, we are converging the system to engage with all stakeholders and expand the sphere of influence to a wider community. Under the umbrella of the CryptoWire super app, we have the world’s 1st Crypto University, a digital university, the world’s 1st CryptoTV, a dedicated 24*7 YouTube channel and smart mobile IPTV, and the world’s first CryptoWire, a wire service with tools like arbitrage opportunities identification, watchlist creation, lending and borrowing rates among others. CryptoWire offers its services through www.cryptowire.in and Android / iOS app https://cryptowire.page.link/NEAo.
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