Tag: deribit

Jan 19 2021

Deribit Adds the Ethereum $20k Strike to its Dec. 21 ETH Options

Quick take: Deribit has just announced the addition of the ETH $20k strike to its December 2021 options contracts Such a strike price points towards a demand for such a product by Ethereum bulls Ethereum has just set a new all- time high of $1,438 and looks keen to keep moving up The crypto derivatives exchange of Deribit has just added the Ethereum $20k...

Jan 14 2021

Deribit Exchange Raises Maximum Bitcoin Options Strike Price to $400K

Jan 14 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin deribit markets news options

The eye-watering strike option supplants the company's previous $300,000 maximum offering listed on Jan. 9.

Jan 13 2021

Trading Hall of Fame: The Bitcoin Options Bet That Made $58.2M Profit on Just $638K

Jan 13 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcion bitcoin options deribit markets options

Back in October, one trader made a long-shot bet that bitcoin would hit $36,000 by January. It paid off in a spectacular way.

Jan 12 2021

Bitcoin Options Volume on Deribit Already 25% of 2020 Total

$14.5 billion in bitcoin options have traded on Deribit in the first two weeks of 2021.

Jan 08 2021

Traders Can Now Bet on ‘Bitcoin $300K’ as Options Keep Pace With Rising Price

Jan 08 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin deribit markets news options

It supersedes the $200,000 option on Deribit as the maximum one can wager.

Jan 06 2021

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Blows Past $36.1K While Traders Clamor for Ether Options

Jan 06 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin cardano commodities deribit equities

Bitcoin hit another all-time high today while ether traders are paying royally to get in on the options action.

Jan 03 2021

Deribit Review: Cryptocurrency Futures & Options Trading

Deribit is a Bitcoin trading platform that enables individuals around the world to engage in futures and options trading. The team behind the project combined the first letters from the words Derivates and Bitcoin in order to create the name of their website, and members can use Bitcoin in order to make deposits, withdrawals, and [...] The post Deribit Review: Cryptocurrency Futures &...

Bitcoin Options on Deribet Now Go to $200K After Recent Surge

Jan 03 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin deribit markets news options

The folks over at Deribit apparently think the recent explosion in the price of bitcoin (BTC) from $20,000 to around $32,000 in just over a month, including a 10% rise in the last 24 hours, merits offering traders the ability to bet on a rally to $200,000 by late December. Read also: Bitcoin Worth $1B […]

Dec 26 2020

Deribit Adding Options to Allow Bitcoin Traders to Bet on Rally to $120K and Beyond

Dec 26 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  deribit markets news options

A week ago last Thursday, Deribit made newsby introducing call and put options at the $100,000 strike price.

Dec 18 2020

Deribit’s New Options Allow Bitcoin Traders to Bet on Rally to $100K

Dec 18 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin deribit markets news options

Options at the $100,000 strike price expiring on Sept. 24, 2021, went live on Deribit Thursday.

Dec 15 2020

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Tests $19.5K; Ether Options Interest in Doldrums

Bitcoin continues to appreciate in price as ether options interest wanes after a hot November.

Dec 07 2020

How One Bitcoin Options Trader Turned $638K Into $4.4M in 5 Weeks

Dec 07 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin bitcoin options deribit markets

As bitcoin rallied from $13,400 to over $19,000, a trader who bought the $36,000-strike January expiry call saw a paper profit of more than $4 million.

Nov 30 2020

Market Wrap: Bitcoin All-Time High Tops Out at $19,850 as Ether Options Market Goes Mega-Bullish

A combination of volume, derivatives action and infrastructure improvements led bitcoin’s price to go where it hasn’t gone before. Ether is looking supremely bullish, too.

Oct 30 2020

Deribit’s Sees Largest Bitcoin Options Trade

The world's largest cryptocurrency, Bitcoin was being traded at $13,499 after a rather swift uptrend from $10,000. However, some market participants in the derivatives world appear to be aiming for at least $30,000 in the next three months. Crypto derivatives exchange Deribit revealed that the largest ever Bitcoin options has been filled on the platform. The post Deribit's Sees Largest Bitcoin Options Trade...

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