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This is a JSON result for a candle returned by an exchange API for ETHBTC:

{ openTime: 1517340600000,
  open: '0.10635000',
  high: '0.10742000',
  low: '0.10635000',
  close: '0.10687200',
  volume: '600.53200000',
  closeTime: 1517340899999,
  quoteAssetVolume: '27.65975320',
  trades: 1233,
  baseAssetVolume: '259.09000000' }

What is quoteAssetVolume and baseAssetVolume?

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    @Saxtheowl and Ole: I see that you readded the tag api. I don't feel strongly about it, but figured I could explain why I had removed it in the first place. Tags on Stackexchange are used to describe the topic of a question. This question asks about terminology in the context of exchange rates. The terms were found by using an API, but the question is not about APIs. :) – Murch Oct 2 '19 at 19:51
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    @Murch ah yes, sorry for rushing a little too much :) – Saxtheowl Oct 2 '19 at 19:56
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baseAssetVolume is the quantity shown as the amount of coins received by the buyer whereas the quoteAssetVolume is the amount paid by the payer

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