Tag: derivatives

Apr 07 2021

Crypto market’s slump liquidates $1.4 billion off the trading board

Around $1.4 billion worth of trading positions got liquidated today as the crypto market dove into the red zone, according to crypto metrics platform ByBt. Earlier today, the price of Bitcoin dipped from $58,660 in the morning to as low as $55,990, dragging most cryptocurrencies alongside. “$946.71M worth of longs liquidated in the past four hours,” ByBt tweeted earlier....

Apr 06 2021

A Litecoin (LTC) ETP just launched in Switzerland

Apr 06 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  derivatives investments ltcusd

Litecoin, the world’s ninth-largest cryptocurrency by market cap, will soon see an institutional listing in the form of an exchange-traded product (ETP) in Switzerland, as per a...

Apr 02 2021

Morgan Stanley approves Bitcoin investments for a dozen new funds

Apr 02 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption btcusd derivatives investments

American investment bank Morgan Stanley plans to allow a dozen of its funds to invest in Bitcoin via cash-settled futures and the Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC), according to its...

Mar 19 2021

What is Deri Protocol? DeFi Platform to Trade Derivatives

Mar 19 2021 Published at Blockonomi under tags  defi deri derivatives guides

Deri Protocol was founded with the objective of creating a tool that allowed for real DeFi, derivative trending, composability, and openness in the blockchain ecosystem. Derivatives are one of the hottest types of contracts in traditional fand crypto markets due to the level of abstraction they allow investors by mimicking the performance of underlying assets. [...] The post What is Deri Protocol? DeFi...

Mar 18 2021

Bybit expands USDT-Margined offerings with inclusion Of Cardano, Polkadot, & Uniswap

Mar 18 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adausd derivatives dotusd exchanges trading

Singapore-based Bybit continues to add to its lineup of crypto derivatives products for users to trade with the latest expansion of its token coverage following other recent augmentations of the exchange’s product portfolio with the launch of new futures contracts. New Futures Contract Additions Help Enlarge Exchange’s Footprint In a continuation of recent efforts to magnify its crypto ecosystem, Bybit has added...

Derivatives Trading Protocol Vega Raises $5 Million in Funding Round

Vega has closed a $5 million funding round, with contributions from a host of big players. Vega Secures Funding Vega has raised $5 million in a funding round. Investments came from a host of leading venture capital firms and traditional trading companies, with Arrington Capital and Cumberland DRW leading. ...

Mar 05 2021

Bybit to Shut UK Operation, Cites FCA’s Crypto Derivatives Ban

The ban on all retail crypto derivatives instruments was imposed on January 6, 2021.

Feb 18 2021

Ether Looks Overleveraged as Cryptocurrency Hits New High Over $1,900

Feb 18 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  derivatives ether ethereum markets news

Ether's derivative market looks overheating amid the cryptocurrency's rally to new record highs.

Ethereum futures daily trading volume on CME doubles since last week

Feb 18 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  derivatives ethusd exchanges trading

The daily trading volume of Ethereum (ETH) futures on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) has exceeded $75 million, crypto metrics platform Glassnode reported today. Institutional demand: One week after #Ethereum futures launched on CME, daily trading volume reached a total of...

Feb 16 2021

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Remains Around $48.5K Amid Flat Trading Activity

Feb 16 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin defi derivatives ether futures

“We are at all-time-highs territory [and] the market still has to make up its mind" about next resistance or supporting levels, says one broker.

Feb 15 2021

$1.7 billion in crypto liquidations occurred after Bitcoin dipped below $46,000

Feb 15 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  btcusd derivatives trading

The market cleaned out overleveraged traders in a sudden move downwards yesterday before recovering in the afternoon hours on Monday. Altcoin traders lost over $1.7 billion in the past day as crypto markets took a hit on the back of high funding rates and overleveraged trading. Bitcoin dipped below $46,000 momentarily, while some altcoins fell over 40% in two days....

Feb 09 2021

Bitcoin “call buying frenzy” occurs, will options market demand fuel another rally?

Feb 09 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  analysis btcusd derivatives price watch

According to the data analytics platform Laevitas, the Bitcoin options market is seeing a "call buying frenzy." This means that the buyer demand for BTC is rising rapidly in the form of options. The options market has seen significant growth in recent months. Data from Skew shows the total options market open interest has...

Injective Labs and UniLend To Launch Yield Farming for Derivatives

Another remarkable partnership has happened in the decentralized finance (DeFi) space. This time around, the partnership is between Layer 2 DEX platform Injective Labs and UniLend. According to an official blog post, the partnership is aimed at launching yield farming for derivatives. To achieve this, both platforms have important and distinct roles to play. Injective Labs, for one, will help in trading derivatives....

Feb 04 2021

Polkadot (DOT) price breaks new all-time high ahead of ETP launch

Feb 04 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  derivatives dotusd exchanges price watch

The price of Polkadot (DOT) reached a new all-time high of $21.13 ahead of the first DOT-based exchange-traded product (ETP) going live tomorrow. Polkadot is a blockchain-focused on interoperability, transactional scalability, and ease of innovation. It is built on an open-source protocol and offers a sophisticated governance system where all stakeholders can vote for new proposals. At press time, DOT...

Feb 03 2021

Synthetix to Launch Batch of Synthetic DeFi Tokens

DeFi's favorite synthetic assets protocol is getting a revamp. Bellatrix will see Synthetix add a new batch of synthetic DeFi tokens. Synthetix Expands DeFi Offerings Synthetix is launching a new...

Jan 29 2021

Elon Musk-Prompted Bitcoin Price Surge Causes Liquidation of $387M in Shorts

Jan 29 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin derivatives elon musk markets news

The shorts were liquidated after Elon Musk added "Bitcoin" to his Twitter bio and prices rose by over 15%.

Jan 26 2021

Big Guns Back $10M Investment in DeFi’s dYdX

Jan 26 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  a16z business defiance capital derivatives dydx

The funding round, led by Three Arrows and DeFiance Capital, was also joined by Andreessen Horowitz, Polychain Capital and Coinbase co-founder Fred Ehrsam.

Jan 22 2021

Bitcoin Traders Expect Volatility as Options Expire

Bitcoin traders are preparing for an extended short-term correction, as options contracts of 118,000 BTC ($3.5 billion) expire on Jan. 29. Bitcoin Price Volatility Ahead Bitcoin's price fell by a record percentage of 13.1% on Thursday. The...

Jan 20 2021

Bitcoin Sells Off on Bearish Sentiment, Yellen Worries

Jan 20 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  asia bitcoin bitcoin price coinbase derivatives

The sell-off also led to major corrections for other cryptocurrencies including ether, stellar, xrp and chainlink.

Dear Crypto Derivatives Industry, Let’s Not Repeat 2008

Jan 20 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  derivatives opinion policy & regulation

As the crypto derivatives industry begins to take off, it needs to avoid the lack of transparency that plagued the industry in the 2000s, when the financial system collapsed.

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