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Connect to 100+ Crypto Currency eXchange Trading platforms using the same REST API!

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CCXT-REST provides a Unified REST APIs to allow clients access to retrieve data (ticker, order book, trades, your order, your trades, balances, etc) and to create and cancel orders from over 100 cryptocurrency exhange sites. And it is built on top of the popular open source project CCXT


You can install either through docker or as a global node package


$ docker run -p 3000:3000 ccxtrest/ccxt-rest

NPM Package

$ npm install -g ccxt-rest
$ ccxt-rest

Getting Started

CCXT-REST supports over 100 crytpocurrency exchange sites. If you want to access public data, for most exchanges, you can access them directly without any API Keys or Secret.

  • GET:/exchanges/{exchangeName}/markets
  • GET:/exchanges/{exchangeName}/ticker
  • GET:/exchanges/{exchangeName}/tickers
  • GET:/exchanges/{exchangeName}/orderBook
  • GET:/exchanges/{exchangeName}/trades

In binance, it would look something like this

  • GET:/exchanges/binance/markets
  • GET:/exchanges/binance/ticker?symbol=BTC/USDT
  • GET:/exchanges/binance/tickers
  • GET:/exchanges/binance/orderBook?symbol=BTC/USDT
  • GET:/exchanges/binance/trades?symbol=BTC/USDT

However, some exchanges though require you to have an API Key and Secret even when accessing public data. For example, for cointiger, you would need to get an API Key and Secret first from cointiger see cointiger's official documentation for more info, and then you would need to provide those to ccxt-rest

  • POST:/exchanges/cointiger -d {"id":"myCoinTiger","apiKey":"myApiKey","secret":"$hcreT"}
  • GET:/exchanges/cointiger/markets -H 'Authorization: Bearer xxx.yyy.zzz'(where xxx.yyy.zzz was part of the response of POST:/exchanges/cointiger)
  • GET:/exchanges/cointiger/ticker?symbol=BTC/LTC -H 'Authorization: Bearer xxx.yyy.zzz'
  • GET:/exchanges/cointiger/tickers -H 'Authorization: Bearer xxx.yyy.zzz'
  • GET:/exchanges/cointiger/orderBook?symbol=BTC/LTC -H 'Authorization: Bearer xxx.yyy.zzz'
  • GET:/exchanges/cointiger/trades?symbol=BTC/LTC -H 'Authorization: Bearer xxx.yyy.zzz'

Lastly, for private data like your user orders, trades, balances and for actions like placing and cancelling orders, you would definitely need to provide the API Key and Secret for your exchange to ccxt-rest.

CCXT-REST Overview

Note: The API listing below is now comprehensive. For a full list of APIs supported, see

Providing API Keys and Secret

$ curl -X POST http://localhost:3000/exchange/binance \
  -H 'Accept: application/json'
  -d {
    "id" : "myBinance",
    "apiKey" : "myApiKey",
    "secret" : "s3cr3t"

This would then return something like this


List All Supported Currency Pairs

$ curl -X GET http://localhost:3000/exchange/binance/markets \
  -H 'Accept: application/json'

Get Ticker for a Currency Pair

$ curl -X GET http://localhost:3000/exchange/binance/ticker?symbol=BTC/USDT \
  -H 'Accept: application/json'

Get Order Book for a Currency Pair

$ curl -X GET http://localhost:3000/exchange/binance/orderBook?symbol=BTC/USDT \
  -H 'Accept: application/json'

Placing an Order

$ curl -X POST http://localhost:3000/exchange/binance/order \
  -H 'Content-Type: application/json' \
  -H 'Accept: application/json' \
  -H 'Authorization: Bearer xxx.yyy.zzz'
  -d {
  "amount": 0,
  "price": 0

Cancelling an Order

Note: 12345 is the id of the order you want to cancel

$ curl -X DELETE http://localhost:3000/exchange/binance/order/12345 \
  -H 'Accept: application/json'
  -H 'Authorization: Bearer xxx.yyy.zzz'


For a complete list of API, see

CCXT-REST API Documentation

Exchange Summary

For a full list of supported exchanges and as to which of their APIs are public, private or even broken, checkout The format there looks something like this

Note: The table below is just an example. This does NOT represent the current state of these API statuses

Exchange Connect Market Ticker Tickers Order Book Trades
... ... ... ... ... ... ...
(sample only) (sample only) (sample only) (sample only) (sample only) (sample only) (sample only)
binance Public API Public API Public API Public API Public API Public API
coinspot Public API Public API Private API Not Supported Private API Private API
gemini Public API Public API Public API Not Supported Public API Public API
kraken Public API Public API Public API Public API Public API Public API
poloniex Public API Public API Public API Public API Public API Public API
(sample only) (sample only) (sample only) (sample only) (sample only) (sample only) (sample only)
... ... ... ... ... ... ...

Note: The table above is just an example. This does NOT represent the current state of these API statuses

For full list of the current statuses, see

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