Derivatives

Binance Set to Launch NEO/USDT Futures With Up to 50x Leverage

Major cryptocurrency exchange Binance announced that it is about to launch a new futures product tracking crypto asset NEO. Per...

Largest Japanese Consulting Firm to Launch New Cryptocurrency Index

Leading Japanese consulting firm Nomura Research Institute (NRI) partnered with cryptocurrency investment solution provider Int...

Amun Launched Short Bitcoin ETP on Leading Swiss Exchange SIX

Swiss cryptocurrency financial firm Amun AG launched an Exchange Traded Product (ETP) giving investors inverse exposure to Bitc...

CME’s Futures Options Sprinted Out of the Gate but a Marathon Lies Ahead

In the two years since it launched cash-settled Bitcoin futures, CME has firmly established itself as a leader in the regulated...
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CME’s Options on Bitcoin Futures Pass Regulatory Approval and Go Live

The Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) has received necessary regulatory approval and has launched its new Bitcoin (BTC) futures...

Crypto Derivatives Exchange FTX Launched Bitcoin Options Trading

Cryptocurrency derivatives exchange FTX has launched Bitcoin (BTC) options trading on Jan. 11. FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried announ...

Crypto Derivatives Exchange Leaves EU for Panama, Expands KYC

Crypto derivatives exchange Deribit is leaving the European Union for Panama to avoid new AML rules while changing its Know You...

Former Bakkt CEO and New US Senator Loeffler Will Help Oversee CFTC

Former Bakkt CEO and Georgia’s new Senator Kelly Loeffler will help oversee major financial regulator, the Commodity Futu...

South Korean Presidential Committee Recommends Allowing Bitcoin Derivatives

The South Korean Presidential Committee on the Fourth Industrial Revolution (PCFIR) has recommended the government to allow fin...

BitMEX Ends Year With Additional 13K BTC in Its Insurance Fund, Up 61%

The BitMEX Insurance Fund has added nearly 13,000 BTC in 2019, reaching a total of just over 33,491 BTC as of Dec. 30. This is ...