Translations: Exchange Integration Ignis/133/en
An asset typically represents a share in an entity. Each asset is identified by the unique 64 bit transaction id of the asset issuance transaction, has a name, which is not necessarily unique, has specific number of shares, which can be deleted and increased in the future. Asset quantities are divisible to between 0 to 8 decimal positions as specified by the asset issuance transaction. Use the getAsset API to retrieve the asset properties. Depositing and withdrawing assets is done using the transferAsset transaction, asset transfer transactions are identified by type=2 and subType=1.