The Fast and the Curious: The Latency Barrier for Institutional Crypto Traders

Institutional investors want to enter the crypto space but the lack of infrastructure around guaranteed latency and access to real-time market data is hindering a wider entry into the field. By Emilia David

Banks and hedge funds have traditionally looked at cryptocurrencies with a large amount of skepticism, but in the past few years, interest in the space has ratcheted up. With increased interest comes a lot of pressure on crypto exchanges to prove they meet institutional investors’ exacting requirements. 

Digital currency exchanges (DCEs) are where cryptocurrency trading happens, where the market data lies, and in some cases where the money lives, as is the case with traditional exchanges. And

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