All about IC15 : Cryptowire has Launched India’s First Crypto Index IC15

What is IC15? Everything you need to learn about India's first crypto index IC15

by Amit.Saha Updated: 06 Jan, 2023, 12:40 IST
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IC15 is Indian's very first cryptocurrency index which is launched by global cryptocurrency super app Cryptowire. IC15 will help crypto traders & investors to understand the cryptocurrency trending ecosystem and also provide the key insights around global crypto markets.

What is IC15?

IC15 monitors the performance of top 15 most traded cryptocurrencies listed on leading crypto exchanges worldwide. Cryptowire has developed the IC15 index in India by seeing a massive growth of the crypto market among Indians despite concerns about crypto regulation act. IC15 will help increase awareness & knowledge of cryptocurrency or it’s relevant assets and blockchain technology ecosystem.

What is Cryptowire?

Global Cryptocurrency super app, Cryptowire is a crypto data sharing platform owned by a financial information services company TickerPlant and they are behind the launch of IC15 in India.

How does the IC15 Cryptocurrency Index Work?

The framework of IC15 Crypto index includes the following points -

  1. The governance committee (IGC) includes academians, crypto practitioners, domain experts.

  2. IGC will monitor, maintain the index and reshuffle it’s top 15 cryptocurrencies from time to time.

  3. For a Cryptocurrency to be listed on IC15, it needs to be traded at least 90% of the trading day during the review.

  4. To be listed on IC15, the cryptocurrency should remain in the top 50 in terms of circulating market capitalization during the preceding month.

  5. Also the crypto must have to be among the top 100 most liquid cryptocurrencies in terms of trading value.

  6. IC15 index will be monitored, reviewed & rebalanced each quarter.

  7. Base value of IC15 is 10,000 USDT.

  8. Base date for IC15 is 1st April, 2018.

  9. Top 4 leading tokens on IC15 are Bitcoin, Ethereum, Binance and Solana.

  10. Stable coins are not eligible for IC15.

According to Jigish Sonagara, Managing Director and CEO of CryptoWire -

“Our approach is to facilitate market development and mitigate risk to a great degree by presenting all possible tools to evaluate possibilities and make decisions.”

“We want all participants to utilise, to the fullest, this research-oriented, technology-powered opportunity for tracking the market,”

How to check Index of Cryptos (IC15)?

You can check the IC15's real-time value at Cryptowire official site. Current value of IC15 is 39,646 at 12:00 on 9th June 2022. 

Top 15 Most Traded Cryptocurrencies in IC15 Crypto Basket

As Terra Luna crashed, so this project is no more in IC15 index. The top 15 traded cryptocurrencies in IC15 index includes the following as of June 2022 -

IC15 Crypto List

1. Bitcoin (BTC).

2. Ethereum (ETH).

3. Binance Coin (BNB).

4. Cardano (ADA).

5. XRP.

6. Solana (SOL).

7. Dogecoin (DOGE).

8. Polkadot (DOT).

9. Avalanche (AVAX).

10. Shiba Inu (SHIB).

11. Polygon (MATIC).

12. Crypto.Com Coin (CRO).

13. Litecoin (LTC).

14. Chainlink (LINK).

15. NEAR Protocol (NEAR).

What is the Price of IC15 Crypto Index?

Current value of IC15 crypto index is approx. 39,646 USDT which is Rs. 3080975.20 in Indian Currency.

What is the IC15 Index website/App URL?

The IC15 index website or App URL is -

Return of IC15 Crypto Index vs Other Market Index

From 2018 to 2021 IC15 gave more profit in compare to Nifty, Sensex, Gold, S&P 500. In 2021 IC15 is grown by 138% where as  Nifty is up by 24%, Sensex is up by 22%, Gold is down by -3%, and S&P 500 grown by 27%.

Use case of IC15

Objectives of IC15 are -

  1. IC15 Will provide key insights of crypto related products like funds, ETFs, crypto mining, overall crypto market etc.

  2. Can help investors understand the crypto market deeply and diversify crypto investment portfolio. IC15 can help with deep learning of the blockchain ecosystem.

  3. Finally, IC15 is going to be the major crypto index to learn the scenario of the global crypto market in India which will attract many crypto enthusiastic, fund managers and small traders to be a part of the future digital market.

You can use top crypto trading apps like WazirX to invest in cryptocurrency in India.
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Hi, I'm Amit Saha, a full time Crypto Investor and Trader. Love to write articles on Cryptocurrency and Digital assets like Crypto Tokens, NFTs, Metaverse,Web3.0 etc.
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Thanks for info fire

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extremely informative, bhau. 🙏🙏🙏

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