Tagged: derivatives

ION Markets Acquires Clarus Financial Technology, an SaaS Analytics, Data Provider for Derivatives

ION’s XTP offering will be expanded with real-time margin and risk management and monitoring services for cleared and uncleared OTC derivatives. ION Markets, an international provider of analytics, trading, and risk management solutions for capital markets, has confirmed its acquisition of Clarus Financial Technology, a… Read More

Cardano (ADA) and Solana (SOL) Call and Put Options Introduced by Delta Exchange

Delta Exchange, a digital asset derivatives exchange, reveals that it has introduced Call and Put options for Solana’s SOL and Cardano’s ADA tokens, which reportedly makes it the only crypto exchange to provide options on these major digital tokens. As mentioned in an update shared… Read More

MEFF, the Spanish Derivatives Market, Introduces BME FX, a Web Platform for Hedging Against Currency Risk

MEFF, the Spanish Derivatives Market, has introduced BME FX, a web-based platform meant for banking institutions and various other financial service providers. It will aim to help with hedging against the currency risk with MEFF’s xRolling FX futures contracts. BME FX consists of a tech… Read More

BNP Paribas to Integrate FIS’ Cleared Derivatives Suite for Supporting Full Post-Trade Lifecycle

BNP Paribas (EPA: BNP), a French international banking group that’s ranked as the 8th largest bank in the world in terms of total assets (appr. €2 trillion), is partnering with financial solutions provider FIS (NYSE: FIS). Through the partnership, BNP Paribas will be extending support… Read More

Financial Software Provider Kynetix Introduces Cloud based Solution to Support Reconciliation of Listed Derivatives

Financial software provider Kynetix has introduced a Cloud-powered solution to assist FCMs and brokers with addressing the challenges in reconciling listed derivatives. As noted by the company’s management: “For over 20 years, Kynetix has been forefront of building trust in the physical economy. Recognized as… Read More

CME Group to Expand Crypto Derivatives Offering with New Micro Bitcoin Futures Contract, Pending Regulatory Approval

CME Group, one of the world’s leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, recently revealed that it would be expanding its suite of cryptocurrency derivatives with the launch of a new Micro Bitcoin futures contract on May 3, 2021 (subject to regulatory review and approval). Micro… Read More

Decentralized Oil and Gas Futures to be Offered via Partnership between AllianceBlock and Injective Protocol Developers

The developers of Injective Protocol, a digital assets derivatives exchange for DeFi that has been supported by Binance and Pantera Capital, have teamed up with AllianceBlock to introduce “decentralized” oil and gas futures. The Injective team explains that in the traditional finance sector, oil and… 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

Regulated Indonesian Digital Asset Exchange Tokocrypto to List Binance backed Injective Protocol’s INJ Token

The Injective Protocol token will be listed on Tokocrypto, an Indonesia based digital assets exchange. Tokocrypto’s management noted that they intend to officially list INJ tokens beginning on December 11, 2020 (at 4:00 AM UTC). This should help with opening up “the best avenue for… Read More

Crypto Derivatives Market Trading Volume Surged from $38.3B on Nov 21 to $66.9B on Nov 27, 2020 after Bitcoin Price Crash: Report

The TokenInsight team notes that once again (unsurprisingly), we all received a “big gift” from the digital asset market for Thanksgiving with Bitcoin (BTC) crashing – which came right after it surged past the $19,000 mark for the first time in around three years. The… Read More

Mettalex, a “Decentralized” Crypto and Commodities Derivatives Exchange, Claims its Product Solves Pain Points Related to FCA Derivatives Ban

Binance alum Fetch.ai, an established blockchain-focused AI firm launched by former DeepMind investors and developers, had introduced Mettalex, a “decentralized” crypto and commodities derivatives trading platform (back in August 2020). Mettalex had stated in August that it would be working with a consortium of steel… Read More

Crypto Industry Participants Slam FCA Decision to Ban Retail Investors from Cryptoasset Derivatives

Earlier today, the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) issued a ban on cryptoasset derivative products for retail investors. The decision came after an extended consultation pertaining to the issue. The ban did not impact spot trading for cryptoassets like Bitcoin or Ethereum. The FCA outlined… Read More

UK Financial Conduct Authority Bans Crypto Derivatives for Retail Investors

The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has instituted a ban on the sale of crypto derivatives and exchange-traded notes (ETNs) that reference cryptoassets for retail investors, according to a note distributed by the regulator. The ban goes into effect on January 6, 2021. The decision… Read More

More Regulation Please: Crypto Derivatives Exchange ZUBR Asks for More Rules

ZUBR, a digital asset derivatives exchange, says more regulation is vital for institutional buy-in of Bitcoin derivatives. Launched in March (2020), ZUBR has received an in-principal approval for its DLT Provider licence in Gibraltar. ZUBR says it analyzed regulated exchanges such as CME and Bakkt,… Read More

Binance Futures Reports $1 Trillion in Crypto Derivatives Trading Volume

Zhao Changpeng

Binance Futures, a crypto derivatives exchange, is reporting $1 trillion in trading volume – year to date. Binance Futures started a year ago in September 2019 and claims title as the market leader. Binance Futures is part of Binance – the world’s largest digital asset… Read More

Bitcoin Mercantile Exchange Launches BitMEX Mobile, the Crypto Derivatives Platform’s Trading App for Smartphone Users

The Bitcoin Mercantile Exchange (BitMEX), the world’s largest cryptocurrency derivatives trading platform in terms of volume, has introduced support for mobile trading. The Seychelles-registered and Hong Kong operated exchange noted: “As part of our promise to our users to keep improving our offering, we’re delighted… 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

Delta Exchange, a Crypto Derivatives Trading Platform, Introduces Calendar Spread Contracts on Bitcoin (BTC) Futures

Delta Exchange, a cryptocurrency derivatives trading platform that’s not regulated in any jurisdiction, revealed on August 27, 2020, that it will be offering calendar spread contracts on Bitcoin (BTC) futures. Calendar spread trading for Bitcoin or BTC futures is scheduled to begin on Delta Exchange… Read More

Injective Protocol, a “Decentralized” Crypto Derivatives Exchange to Support Futures, Margin Trading when Launched

The developers of Injective Protocol, a “decentralized” derivatives exchange, have acquired $2.6 million through a seed funding round that was led by Pantera Capital. Injective Protocol has been incubated by Binance, the world’s largest digital asset exchange. Injective’s developers have also acquired investments from Axia8… Read More

Digital Asset Exchange OKEx Introduces Daily Options Trading for Cryptocurrencies, Adds Support for Synthetix (SNX), a DeFi Protocol

Crypto-asset exchange OKEx, which offers spot and derivatives trading with digital currencies, recently added three more expiration dates to its options trading. They include options trades that may be settled daily, after every two-day period, and monthly. OKEx had already been offering weekly, bi-weekly, quarterly… Read More

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