Tag: derivatives

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.

Jan 15 2021

How a Small German Firm Brought FAANG Stocks to Crypto

Jan 15 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  analysis cfd derivatives stocks

Cryptocurrency markets have revealed the power of global, never-sleep financial markets. The low barrier to entry has also boosted digital assets' mass appeal. A small German company is now bringing these advantages to Google, Tesla, and other popular American stocks. And this time around, U.S. citizens will be left out of the innovation....

Jan 14 2021

OKEx Adds More Coin-Margined Perpetual Swaps for Real-Time Settlement

Jan 14 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  derivatives futures markets news okex

OKEx adding more swaps to its real-time settlement function that went live on Dec. 29, 2020.

Jan 13 2021

Why this trader thinks the Bitcoin bottom is in based on volume trends

Jan 13 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  analysis btcusd derivatives price watch

On January 12, the day the price of Bitcoin dropped from $41,000 to $30,500, over $2.5 billion worth of futures contracts were liquidated. The derivatives market, which was extremely overleveraged and overcrowded, saw a massive reset. Following the shakeout, a pseudonymous trader known as...

Cryptocurrency Derivatives Ban Comes Into Effect in the UK

Cryptocurrency derivatives were prohibited in the UK starting from January 6. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) first announced the news in October, following extensive discussions around the issue. The ban prohibits companies from offering crypto derivatives, including options, futures, and other similar instruments to customers in the United Kingdom.

Jan 07 2021

Crypto Derivatives Exchange BitMEX Says All Users Are Now Verified

Jan 07 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitmex business derivatives exchanges kyc

After getting in hot water with U.S. regulators last year, the exchange has rolled out mandatory verification for all users.

CME Becomes Biggest Bitcoin Futures Exchange as Institutional Interest Rises

Jan 07 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin business cme derivatives futures

Chicago Mercantile Exchange now tops the list of the biggest bitcoin futures trading platforms, accounting for nearly 20% of all open interest.

Jan 06 2021

UK’s Ban on Crypto Derivatives Goes Into Effect Today

The Financial Conduct Authority ban on the sale of derivatives and exchange- traded notes was passed in October.

Dec 29 2020

OKEx Launches Real-Time Settlement for Derivatives Trading

Dec 29 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  derivatives markets news okex trading

OKEx launches real-time settlement for the trading of derivatives on its platform allowing users to make withdrawals at any time.

Dec 25 2020

Bitcoin Derivatives Demand in 2021: Industry Insiders Predict

“This is only the beginning of mainstream institutional adoption and, in 2021, it will help drive derivatives growth faster.”

Dec 10 2020

Airbnb Pre-IPO Derivatives Contract Listed on Crypto Exchange FTX

Dec 10 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  airbnb derivatives ftx markets news

FTX exchange has listed an Airbnb derivatives product ahead of the home rental giant's initial public offering today.

Dec 07 2020

Here’s why options investors may be bearish on Bitcoin

Dec 07 2020 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  analysis btcusd derivatives price watch

Investors in the Bitcoin options market could be turning slightly bearish in the near term, order books show. In the options market, the value of call options rises when the price of an asset appreciates. In contrast, the value of put options increases when the price of an asset falls. Essentially, a call option is a buy order and a put option is...

Dec 05 2020

Ethereum options volume hits record high—but why is demand surging?

Dec 05 2020 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  analysis derivatives ethusd

The volume of the Ethereum options market hit a record high as the demand for ETH increased in recent weeks. It follows the high-profile confirmation of Eth2 release, which was formalized after deposits to the Eth2 contract address reached its threshold. Analysts at Deribit, the largest cryptocurrency options market,...

Dec 01 2020

Bitcoin Derivatives Firm ErisX Adds Cash-Settled Contracts After Physically-Settled Futures Fall Flat

Dec 01 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business derivatives erisx futures news

Cryptocurrency derivatives platform ErisX launched cash-settled bounded futures on Tuesday.

Nov 27 2020

Bitcoin derivatives market hasn’t been this wrecked since the March crash

On November 26, the Bitcoin futures market recorded nearly $800 million in long contract liquidations alone. It marked the worst day for the derivatives market since the March 12 crash. Almost 800 mil in long liquidations alone. The derivs market hasn't gotten this rekt since the black swan in March....

Nov 26 2020

Data shows the Bitcoin derivatives market is becoming less crowded

Nov 26 2020 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  analysis btcusd derivatives

The Bitcoin futures funding rate has declined across major cryptocurrency exchanges in the past 48 hours. This shows that the derivatives market is getting less overheated and the rally can become more sustainable....

Nov 20 2020

Y Combinator, Pantera Back $3M Investment in New Crypto Derivatives Exchange

Globe goes live Friday with the announcement of $3 million in funding from the likes of Pantera Capital, Y Combinator, Tim Draper and others.

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