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Binance Reigns Supreme in 2023 Spot Market: CoinGecko Report

Binance led with $3.8 trillion in spot trading, holding 52.6% market dominance in 2023, and yearly growth approached 4%.

Claudia Fischer



Binance Reigns Supreme in 2023 Spot Market: CoinGecko Report

In 2023, Binance, the world’s leading crypto exchange had a big impact with $3.8 trillion in trading and controlled 52.6% of the market, as per a CoinGecko report. The yearly growth was almost 4%.

In December 2023, Binance had a spot trading volume of over $427 billion, gaining back nearly 3% of its monthly market share. When looking at each month, the exchange’s trading volume increased by 37.5%, reaching 43.7% dominance in the last month of 2023.

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Binance Gained Momentum Amid Regulatory Turbulence in 2023

Despite regulatory challenges, Binance kept strong, settling with the U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) and Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) for $4.3 billion. CZ stepped down as CEO after being alleged for selling unregistered securities. This affected the Binance for a while but that got balance as CEO and exchange’s settlement with regulatory authorities.

Status of Few Other Crypto Exchanges in 2023

On the other hand, Upbit surged in 2023, hitting $687 billion in trading with a 2.2% growth. The ‘Kimchi Premium’ fueled Upbit’s success due to high local demand in South Korea. OKX ranked third with $485.9 billion in trading volume and a 1% increase in market share, with a notable 152% surge in Q4 trading.

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Throughout the year, the exchange consistently gained market share, starting at 5.1% and ending at 8.9%. Despite a brief dip in the third quarter, OKX not only reclaimed its spot but also surpassed HTX’s growth.

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In the last quarter of 2023, MEXC stood out as the top gainer among the top 10 centralized exchanges, growing by 204%, resulting in over $90 billion in trading volume. Bybit and KuCoin closely followed with growth rates of 162% and 161%, respectively.

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