AWS issues are causing erratic cryptocurrency market data in Asia

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AWS issues are causing erratic cryptocurrency market data in Asia

Cryptocurrency exchanges are reportedly experiencing some disruption – how the tables have turned – after an outage at Amazon’s Web Services (AWS) cloud.

Binance, one of the world’s biggest Cryptocurrency exchanges, is reportedly experiencing 500 error messages on its APIs. It says some withdrawal processing has been affected.

AWS is having an issue, mostly with caching services, affecting some users globally. We are working with them and monitoring the situation closely.

— CZ Binance (@cz_binance) August 23, 2019

It’s causing some 500 error messages on APIs and affecting some withdrawal processing

— CZ Binance (@cz_binance) August 23, 2019

The KuCoin exchange is also reporting problems with some of its Amazon Web Service hosted products, CoinDesk reports.

According to founding partner of Primitive Ventures Dovey Wan, the outages caused a number of Asia-based Cryptocurrency exchanges to display erratic market data.

In theory, it would have let traders buy Bitcoin for major discounts if they had limit orders in place on the relevant exchange.

As Wan points out, maybe we should be increasingly concerned about the parts of our

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