What is an account ?

Usually, in an exchange, you can have several accounts with different usages (Classical, trading, margin trading, future…), and then, you have a balance for each currency.

A balance is not merely the amount you have; it could be more complicated and can have the following values :

Field

Description

currency

Currency

total

Returns the total amount of the currency in this balance

available

Returns the amount of the currency in this balance that is available to trade

frozen

Returns the frozen amount of the currency in this balance that is locked in a trading

loaned

Returns the loaned amount of the total currency in this balance that will be returned

borrowed

Returns the borrowed amount of the available currency in this balance that must be repaid

withdrawing

Returns the amount of the currency in this balance that is locked in withdrawal

depositing

Returns the amount of the currency in this balance that is locked in deposit