Tagged: Derivatives Trading

Zipmex Group Invests in Forward to Accelerate Business Growth, Strengthen Crypto Ecosystem

Zipmex Group, a Southeast Asia-based digital asset platform, has invested in Forward, a Thai-based Fintech company specialized in DeFi Derivatives Trading, “backed by Genesis Block Ventures Capital is now valued at $50 million.” The investment, made by Zipmex’s business unit, Zipmex Labs, aims “to increase… Read More

FIA Shares Blueprint to Streamline Trading Processes

FIA (Futures Industry Association) announced on November 2, 2021 that it has released a report calling on participants in the futures and options sector to work cooperatively on an initiative to enhance the overall efficiency of the trading and clearing process for exchange-traded derivatives. The… Read More

OSTTRA’s TriOptima Announces triBalance Credit Optimization Rebalancing Initiative to Lower Risk in Central Counterparties

OSTTRA’s TriOptima, an infrastructure service that aims to reduce costs and mitigates risk in OTC derivatives markets, has announced a triBalance credit optimization rebalancing initiative that “reduces risk in multiple central counterparties (CCPs), including LCH CDSClear and ICE Clear concurrently.” As mentioned in the announcement,… Read More

CloseCross Welcomes Switch to Polygon From Ethereum, Costs Predicted to Fall by 95%

Blockchain-based derivatives trading platform CloseCross has switched from Ethereum to Polygon, the company announced this week By switching to Polygon, a protocol and framework for building and connecting Ethereum-compatible blockchain networks, the MIFID-licensed platform said it is able to reduce costs for users by up… Read More

Kine to Launch Cross-Chain Derivatives Trading Platform on Polygon

Polygon, an Ethereum-based full-stack scaling solution, today announced Kine Protocol, a decentralized protocol that establishes general-purpose liquidity pools backed by a customizable portfolio of digital assets, will launch its cross-chain derivatives trading platform on Polygon. Polygon’s high-speed and low-gas infrastructure makes Kine’s features – including… Read More

BitMEX CEO Says Crypto Is Changing and They’re Changing with It, After $100M Penalty Pertaining to Alleged Illegal Trading, AML Violations

Crypto is “changing,” and BitMEX is “changing with it” according to Alexander Höptner, the CEO at the Bitcoin Mercantile Exchange. In a blog post dated August 10, 2021, the team at BitMEX revealed that they’ve reached a “resolution” with the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission… Read More

Bitfinex Derivatives to Offer Perpetual Contract for Solana, Company CTO Paolo Ardoino Anticipates Great Demand for Product

Bitfinex Derivatives is offering a derivatives platform that is accessible via Bitfinex, a digital token trading platform. As mentioned in a release shared with CI, Bitfinex Derivatives has introduced a perpetual contract for Solana (SOLF0:USTF0). Solana (SOLF0:USTF0) “went live on 26/07/21 at 15:00 PM CET,”… Read More

Karachi Fintech Seed Labs, Developer of Trading App dTrade, Acquires $6.4M from Alameda Research, Others

Karachi’s Seed Labs, which has developed a new trading app (called dTrade), has secured $6.4 million in capital through a seed funding round at a $50 million valuation. Seed Labs co-founders Ahmad Jawaid, Zabi Mohebzada, Rabeel Jawaid, and Yameen Malik have helped create the dTrade… Read More

Pankaj Balani: Delta Exchange CEO Predicts that Crypto Derivatives will Grow Significantly in Coming Years, but 2021 Is the Year of Options

We recently connected with Pankaj Balani, Co-founder and CEO at Delta Exchange, an established digital assets derivatives trading platform. Delta Exchange offers cryptocurrency futures and derivatives trading across Bitcoin and major altcoins with up to 100x leverage. As previously reported, the company aims to support… Read More

Decentralized Layer-2 Derivatives Exchange Protocol Developer Injective to work with Professional DLT Network Validators

Injective Labs, which supports the Injective Protocol, a “fully decentralized” layer-2 derivatives exchange protocol powering cross-chain trading and decentralized finance (DeFi), has revealed that leading (blockchain network transaction) validators globally will be joining Injective’s Equinox Staking testnet as its genesis (first set of blocks) validators…. Read More

Bitcoin Cash Options Trading and Perpetual Swaps to be Offered by Singapore’s Bit.com Exchange

The team at Bit.com, which claims to be a secure and “high-performance” cryptocurrency derivatives exchange introduced by Matrixport, will reportedly be offering Bitcoin Cash (BCH) perpetual swaps and options. As mentioned in a release shared with Crowdfund Insider, the Bitcoin Cash option trading is scheduled… Read More

Digital Assets Derivatives Exchange Mettalex Deploys Smart Contracts on Binance Smart Chain

Binance has welcomed digital assets derivatives exchange Mettalex (developed by Fetch.ai) to its decentralized finance (DeFi) ecosystem. Mettalex is teaming up with Binance Smart Chain in order to enable lower transaction fees to commodity derivatives traders and liquidity providers, according to a release. Vlad Dramaliev… Read More

Digital Asset Yields or Interest Rates are Significantly Higher on Centralized Finance Platforms Compared to DeFi: Report

As the digital asset market approaches the end of 2020, Kraken Intelligence (part of US-based cryptocurrency exchange Kraken) has released a report titled, “Crypto Yields – A Simple Breakdown.” The report notes that interest rates on “risky opportunities” are a function of a “risk-free” rate… Read More

Binance Alum Fetch.ai, a Blockchain focused AI Firm, Introduces Decentralized Crypto and Commodities Derivatives Exchange

Binance alum Fetch.ai, an established blockchain-focused AI firm launched by former DeepMind investors and developers, has introduced Mettalex, a “decentralized” crypto, and commodities derivatives trading platform. As mentioned in an update shared with Crowdfund Insider: “Working alongside a consortium of steel mills, shipping companies, trading… Read More

Binance-backed Cryptocurrency Derivatives Exchange FTX to Launch Spot Trading in the US

FTX, a digital assets derivatives exchange that primarily caters to Asian traders and investors, will be introducing a spot exchange in the US markets. Sam Bankman-Fried, CEO at FTX, noted that the company’s US-based trading platform is presently in its beta testing phase. The spot… Read More

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