The Role of Liquidity in Cryptocurrency Exchange

This article examines the role liquidity plays in a cryptocurrency exchange, why it’s important and highlights some of the key factors that affect liquidity in order to give a basic understanding of how it works.

What is Liquidity?

Liquidity is a common term used in the financial markets and can best be described as how easily an asset can be swapped for cash. When seen in the context of cryptocurrency liquidity it’s how easily coins can be exchanged into cash or other coins. Hence, the market can present either high or low liquidity levels. High liquidity occurs in situations where there is a stable market and few price fluctuations. Conversely, with low liquidity levels there is market volatility present which can cause spikes in the price of cryptocurrencies.

99 Cents Only Stores Update – Restructuring News

This week, Durig Capital provides a brief update on 99 Cents Only Stores LLC, a deep discount retailer whose bonds we have reviewed in the past for our Fixed Income 2 (FX2) High Yield Managed Income Portfolio. 99 Cents Only Stores has recently been challenged by its outstanding debt obligations. Here are some of the highlights:

  • Deep discount retailer 99 Cents Only Stores recently completed an arrangement with creditors which would eliminate many of their short term debt obligations.

  • Debt to equity swaps are a common method  companies use to improve liquidity.

  • Under the newly agreed upon terms, 99 Cents Only Stores will issue common and preferred stock for some of its outstanding debt.

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