Datalight, a crypto asset research platform, analyzed website traffic data from 100 top cryptocurrency exchanges to determine where traders are located. With 6.24 million traders, Japan ranks second, following the top-ranked United States, which has 22 million traders. South Korea ranks third with 5.70 million traders, followed by the United Kingdom, Russia, Brazil, Germany, Vietnam, Turkey, and Canada. The report reveals a high number of traders in countries where the local currency is unstable such as Turkey, Ukraine, and Mexico. The website traffic analysis was based on IP addresses, meaning that Chinese traders and those using virtual private networks (VPN) were not counted. Read the details on Brave New Coin

Karen Holleran

Karen Holleran Editor @aikarensf Karen is a proud third generation San Franciscan, and has worked in various positions including developer relations, winemaking, freelance writing, and as a teaching assistant for autistic children. She is passionate about disruptive tech, artificial intelligence, cryptocurrencies, and blockchain technology. She is excited at how these technologies can improve the quality of life for people globally. When Karen isn’t busy discovering new things, you can find her enjoying the diversity of the Bay Area, keeping up to date on the latest tech news, or relaxing at home with her beloved rescued cat.

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