Bitcoincharts provides financial and technical data related to the Bitcoin network. You can also access this data via our JSON-API.
Bitcoincharts uses daily intervals (UTC) to display data. For example, the volume of a market will usually be zero at midnight (UTC) and increase during the day.
Latest price is higher than yesterday's price
Latest price is lower than yesterday's price
Latest price is equal to yesterday's price
Colors will fade to black slowly depending on how long ago the last trade happened. A bright color means that the trade happened not too long ago.
The first column shows the symbol, base currency and payment method of a market. An arrow denotes whether the latest price is higher or lower then yesterday's price. Symbols are short names that identify a market and are chosen by Bitcoincharts.
This column displays the price of the last trade. It is denoted in the market's currency. I.e. 0.94 on mtgoxUSD means one Bitcoin was traded for $0.94. It will also show the exact time of the trade.
This column displays the price of the latest trade a day before. Below the price the difference of Latest Price and Previous Close is displayed.
Todays trade volume in Bitcoins and the market's currency.
Last 30 days' total trade volume in Bitcoins and the market's currency.
This column displays two numbers and a bar. The left number shows the lowest price of the trading day (= same day of latest price) while the right number shows the highest.
A bar below the numbers displays Open and Latest Price within the low/high range. A red bar means the Latest Price is lower than the Open price, while a green bar denotes a higher Latest Price.
The first trade of the day. This is different from Previous Close.
Best bid in the market's order book (= the price someone is willing to pay for a Bitcoin).
Best ask in the market's order book (= the price someone is willing to sell a Bitcoin for).
30 days chart
This chart shows the price during the last 30 days. An abrupt "crash" means there has been no trade since that day (see Latest Price).