Tag: derivatives

Dec 10 2022

Selecting a derivatives DEX: An overview & comparison

Dec 10 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  analysis derivatives dex guest post

Trading volume on decentralized exchanges (DEXs) hit $32 billion within seven days in mid-November, recording another high since early June this year. This came after an explosive, tumultuous week in the crypto industry, which drove many investors — both seasoned and new alike — to take refuge in self- custodial, permissionless and decentralized trading platforms. A variety of DEX models are available on the...

Dec 08 2022

Research: Bitcoin, Ethereum derivatives are unwinding

Looking at Bitcoin and Ethereum derivatives shows that they have been affected by the FTX fallout, with data analyzed by CryptoSlate showing that over 160,000 BTC has been unwound since the beginning of October. This data indicates that roughly $3 billion worth of futures contracts have been closed out in two months. Cryptocurrency...

Nov 28 2022

JP Morgan believes regulation will lead to convergence of crypto, TradFi

Nov 28 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption bear market defi derivatives dex

Wallstreet banking giant JP Morgan & Chase believes there are significant changes coming to the crypto industry in 2023 in the form of regulation, which will likely cause a convergence between crypto and the traditional financial industry, according to its latest Global Markets Strategy report. Major changes coming to the crypto industry in 2023...

Nov 23 2022

Bitfinex’s reserves are 91% Bitcoin, Ethereum

Nov 23 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  derivatives exchanges

According to data shared by crypto influencer John Brown, 91% of Bitfinex exchange's reserves are Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH). Coinbase follows Bitfinex as...

Nov 22 2022

Finastra Enables Digitalization of OTC Derivatives

Finastra, a provider of financial software apps, announced on Tuesday a partnership with Fragmos Chain, a blockchain technology platform, which will enable the digitalization of over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.

According to the press release, banks and financial institutions can digitalize their OTC products,...

Nov 08 2022

Nearly $300M liquidated in 12 hours as market turns red

Nov 08 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  derivatives exchanges featured trading

As the market took a tumble over the past 12 hours, total liquidations reached $294.78 million, Coinglass data shows. Total liquidations over the past 24 hours stood at $339.29 million at the time of writing. The crypto market took a turn for the worse when FTX token (FTT) began losing its value rapidly after a whale moved $44 million worth of FTT to...

Oct 10 2022

Bitcoin Mining Service Provider Luxor Launches Hashprice OTC Derivative

The company will track hashrate values through its own index and will pay out in USD or BTC, enabling non-physical access to the bitcoin mining industry.Luxor Technologies is launching an OTC NDF derivative for the bitcoin mining industry. The NDF will follow the hashprice of different companies and offer varying contract terms with flexible settlement options,...

Sep 28 2022

By The Numbers: A Bitcoin Bear Market Without BitMEX

Since the inception of bitcoin, bull and bear markets have been a natural part of its growth. However, like with anything that lasts a long time, the market has evolved, and so has the concentration of various things in the market. One of these changes has come in the form of the funding rates and what portion of it was controlled by different...

Jul 02 2022

Deribit is part of creditors that made 3AC liquidation calls

Jul 02 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  derivatives investments legal

Three Arrows Capital (3AC) liquidation court filings show that Deribit was one of the creditors that pushed for the crypto hedge that made the liquidation move, Financial Times reported on July 1. Three Arrows Capital suffered heavy losses in the recent...

Jun 30 2022

BingX Review: The Social Cryptocurrency Trading Platform

BingX is a cryptocurrency trading platform that offers derivatives, spot, and copy trading to crypto investors across the world. Launched in 2018, the purpose of BingX is to lead the social trading platform sector by providing a safe, reliable, user-centric, and open ecosystem to enrich the entire cryptocurrency industry. Visit BingX BingX is among the [...] The post BingX Review: The Social Cryptocurrency...

Jun 29 2022

Bitcoin sees sharp decline in correlation with tech equities, Kaiko says

The correlation between Bitcoin (BTC) and Nasdaq 100 reduced this month after reaching a record of .8 last month, according to a new Kaiko report. While Nasdaq closed the week on a positive note of over 7%, Bitcoin continues to trade in the $21,000 range. But Bitcoin remains mostly uncorrelated to the asset it...

Jun 24 2022

Just-In: Lido Proposes Limit On Ethereum Staking, Here’s Why

Jun 24 2022 Published at Coingape under tags  defi news derivatives lido news

DeFi platform Lido on Friday proposed a limit on the platform's share of staked Ethereum, citing a potential systematic risk from the token, among other factors. In a governance proposal put forward on Friday, the fifth- largest DeFi protocol said that multiple prominent Ethereum developers, including co-founder Vitalik Buterin, have argued that no single protocol should...

Jun 21 2022

What’s Next for Bitcoin?

We have yet to see deeper levels of negative funding over sustained periods of time, so this may tell us the worst of the bear market is yet to come....

Jun 16 2022

SEC commissioner Hester Pierce criticizes agency’s resistance to Bitcoin spot ETP

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Commissioner Hester Pierce believes that it is time for the regulator to approve a Bitcoin spot...

More troubles for Three Arrow Capital as 8Blocks accuses it of $1M misappropriation

A Twitter thread by Danny Yuan, the head of crypto trading at 8Blocks Capital, has raised new allegations against the embattled crypto hedge fund, Three Arrows Capital(3AC). According to Yuan, Three Arrows used $1 million of his company's fund to answer their margin call. 1) What...

Jun 02 2022

FTX and Goldman Sachs reportedly in talks over derivatives trading

According to a report from Barron's, Goldman Sachs is discussing with leading crypto exchange FTX to add some of its derivatives business into its operation...

Jun 01 2022

Goldman Sachs Reportedly In Talks With FTX For Bitcoin, Crypto Derivatives

Jun 01 2022 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  bitcoin business crypto derivatives ftx

Goldman Sachs is reportedly looking to integrate services with Bitcoin and crypto exchange FTX.Goldman Sachs is reportedly in talks with FTX to facilitate derivatives trading for bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. FTX is seeking a license modification that will allow it to function as both an exchange and intermediary for derivatives.If FTX is successful in acquiring the license, it...

May 21 2022

Derivative staking rewarding up to 40% to combat bear market

May 21 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  defi derivatives

The Dotsama derivative staking platform, Bifrost, has launched a new Rainbow Boost incentive program. The loyalty scheme aims to "incentivize liquid staking and activity on-chain." Any wallet that participated in the Kusama Crowdload will be airdropped with respective "KAR, MOVR, SDN, PHA, and BNC" tokens. Further rewards are...

May 20 2022

State Of The Bitcoin Derivative Market

The bitcoin derivatives landscape plays a major role in the bitcoin price in the short term. We have yet to see signs of a bitcoin macro bottom....

May 14 2022

Brokerage giant Nomura starts offering Asian clients BTC derivatives

May 14 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption derivatives trading

Japanese financial services company Nomura Holdings has rolled out Bitcoin (BTC) derivatives for Asian institutional clients. A report unveiled this news earlier today, noting that the leading brokerage firm decided to introduce this offering following high institutional demand. This development marks the latest move by a traditional financial...

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