What is a spread?

In cryptocurrency trading, the spread is the difference between the highest bid (buy) price and lowest ask (sell) price quoted for a pair of digital assets.

For example, if the highest bid price is US$5,000 and the lowest ask price is US$5,050, the spread would be US$50.

Viewing a market’s spread

The spread of any given market is shown in the center of the Bullish Hybrid Order Book on the Trade screen, next to the currency pair’s Mid Price.
Market spread highlighted in the Order Book

To view the spread of other markets, select a new currency pair from the Market Selector in the top header on the Trade screen.
Choosing market pair to see spread

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