Global Bitcoin Price Index - GBX
By bitcoinaverage
Updated a year ago

Global Bitcoin Price Index - GBX API Documentation

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The GBX data accessed via the BitcoinAverage API features:

Up to 1 second refresh rate
Rates for 165+ currencies
Daily rates at preferred lock in time or live rates
Historic daily rates dating back to 2010
JSON or CSV formats

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GETTicker Data
GETTicker Per Symbol
GETShort Ticker
GETTicker Changes
GETCustom Ticker
GETCustom Ticker

This endpoint can be used to generate a custom index in a certain currency. The “inex” path parameter represents “include” or “exclude”, you can choose to generate an index removing specified exchanges, or only including the few that you require.

Header Parameters

The signature used for authentication. There is description in the official documentation how to create the signature.

Code Snippets

Install SDK for (Node.js)Unirest

OAuth2 Authentication
Client ID
Client Secret
OAuth2 Authentication