Price Change Percentage
PRICE_CHANGE_PERCENTAGE_X is the percentage change in price of a cryptocurrency over a period of X (e.g. 7 days).
PRICE_CHANGE_PERCENTAGE_X may refer to:
PRICE_CHANGE_PERCENTAGE_7D (7 days)
PRICE_CHANGE_PERCENTAGE_14D (14 days)
PRICE_CHANGE_PERCENTAGE_30D (30 days)
PRICE_CHANGE_PERCENTAGE_60D (60 days)
PRICE_CHANGE_PERCENTAGE_200D (200 days)
PRICE_CHANGE_PERCENTAGE_1Y (1 year)
For example, bitcoin has a PRICE_CHANGE_PERCENTAGE_200D of +14500% today.
The different time scales X help identify cryptocurrencies that for instance have momentum, or help in technical analysis. It should be noted that this is rolling, i.e. tomorrow's PRICE_CHANGE_PERCENTAGE_7D would refer to the aggregated price change of the last 6 days and tomorrow (so in other words, it is always the last 7 days from today on).