Derivatives Data Shows Softening Crypto Enthusiasm

Derivatives Data Shows Softening Crypto Enthusiasm

Implied vols, which are calculated off options premiums and gauge the market’s view of future risk, are down to levels not seen since October 2020. To be sure, regular levels in crypto implied volatilities would signal alarm and panic in the equity market, but since the second week of December, crypto’s implied vols have drifted … Read more

The Crypto Regulation: Obscure Classification Flusters Regulators as Crypto Expands into Derivatives Markets

The Crypto Regulation: Obscure Classification Flusters Regulators as Crypto Expands into Derivatives Markets

The very fact that the crypto-sphere is hyped in today’s day and age shows that the world is increasingly going digital. Yet, the mainstream view is still predominantly associated with Bitcoin – the first and the most popular cryptocurrency. While it is benign to hold such a vantage point from a layman’s perspective, as an … Read more

Coinbase Buys FairX to Launch Crypto Derivatives

Coinbase Buys FairX to Launch Crypto Derivatives

FairX is a relatively young futures platform that launched its exchange in May 2021 after receiving regulatory approvals in late 2020. However, FairX has relationships with major brokerages including TD Ameritrade, E*Trade, ABN AMRO, Wedbush, Virtu Financial and a handful of others, which offered FairX’s futures products or provided clearing services, according to the company’s … Read more

Crypto CFDs and Derivatives Should be Regulated for Investor’s Safety

Crypto CFDs and Derivatives Should be Regulated for Investor's Safety

Trading Cryptocurrency derivatives has risk attached. Of course, this is the same as any leveraged products in the financial market. When you trade on leverage, both your profits and losses can be magnified. Crypto CFDs are no exception to this rule. Trading crypto CFDs allows you to take advantage of price fluctuations. At the moment, … Read more

Crypto Derivatives Maintain Strong Demand, Exec Says

Crypto Derivatives Maintain Strong Demand, Exec Says

Welcome to The Ask, where each week Crypto Investor interviews essential voices doing the work to make crypto ‘mainstream.’ Exchange lightly edited.This week, editor-in-chief Michael Bodley spoke to Gary Worrall, CEO of Crypto Facilities. The UK-based Kraken subsidiary specializes in the trading of derivatives. Worrall spoke about derivative flows and touched on reaction to Bitcoin ETFs getting the greenlight in the U.S.What kind of exposures are institutional … Read more

ApolloX Launches World’s First Hybrid Derivatives Exchange To Make Crypto Accessible To All

ApolloX Launches World's First Hybrid Derivatives Exchange To Make Crypto Accessible To All

ApolloX launched its DEX today to provide greater accessibility and choice in crypto trading24h trading volume reached $180M two months after initial CEX launch in SeptemberAll users can participate in a $3000 USDT prize poolNew trading pairs and ApolloX native token to launch in Q42021ANTIGUA, Antigua and Barbuda, Nov. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — ApolloX, the … Read more

UK crypto derivatives ban fails to protect retail investors

UK crypto derivatives ban fails to protect retail investors

The valuation of cryptocurrencies  has increased dramatically in the past 12 months, as has their adoption by investors around the world — individuals as well as institutions.Until a few years ago, most retail investors would have required the use of a broker or investment professional to handle their investments. Today, consumers flock to apps and … Read more