Deribit

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Crypto Exchange Deribit's Dubai-Based Unit Wins Conditional VASP License
Obtaining the full VARA spot and derivatives license is an important next step in our efforts to raise the overall quality & governance standards of our platform, exchange's n...
Skyscrapers in Dubai (Kent Tupas/Unsplash)

How Bitcoin and Ether's Options Contracts Combined Expiry Could Spike Volatility
How Bitcoin and Ether's Options Contracts Combined Expiry Could Spike Volatility
Leading crypto options exchange Deribit will settle bitcoin and ether's quarterly options contracts worth $9.5 billion and $5.7 billion, respectively. The $15 billion expiry,...
How Bitcoin and Ether's Options Contracts Combined Expiry Could Spike Volatility

Massive Crypto Options Expiry Looms; Bitwise Becomes First Spot ETF Issuer to Provide Wallet Address
Massive Crypto Options Expiry Looms; Bitwise Becomes First Spot ETF Issuer to Provide Wallet Address
"CoinDesk Daily" host Amitoj Singh breaks down the biggest crypto headlines impacting the industry today, as billions of dollars worth of bitcoin and ether options are set to...
Massive Crypto Options Expiry Looms; Bitwise Becomes First Spot ETF Issuer to Provide Wallet Address

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Bitcoin Traders Seek Protection From Price Declines as ETF Deadline Looms: Deribit
Puts are overbought and calls [are] being sold, Deribit's CCO Luuk Strijers told CoinDesk, noting the decline in the bitcoin implied volatility index.
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On Friday, $7.7 billion worth of options tied to bitcoin and $3.5 billion of options linked to ether [ETH] will expire on Deribit. (Jason Leung/Unsplash, modified by CoinDesk)
A Record $11B Crypto Options Expiry Looms as BTC Shows Little Volatility
The expiry is Deribit's largest so far and a record of almost $5 billion of options will expire in the money.
On Friday, $7.7 billion worth of options tied to bitcoin and $3.5 billion of options linked to ether [ETH] will expire on Deribit. (Jason Leung/Unsplash, modified by CoinDesk)

BTC's options open interest on Deribit (Deribit).
Bitcoin Options Open Interest Climbs to Record $15B on Crypto Exchange Deribit
The notional open interest in BTC options listed on Deribit rose to a record $15 billion last week as traders scrambled to take bullish exposure.
BTC's options open interest on Deribit (Deribit).

Deribit options open interest (Laevitas)
Bitcoin and Ether Options Activity Soars to Historic Highs of $20B Amid ETF Hype
Options worth $4.5 billion are set to expire on Friday, Deribit told CoinDesk.
Deribit options open interest (Laevitas)

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Bitcoin, Ether Options Order Books Signal Calm Amid Mounting Risks
The bid-ask ratio in bitcoin and ether options markets leans below one, signaling a bias for volatility selling, one observer said.
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Deribit will soon offer options tied XRP, Solana's SOL and Polygon's MATIC.(Creative Commons, modified by CoinDesk)
Deribit to List XRP, SOL, and MATIC Options; Seeks License in EU
Deribit controls over 85% of the global crypto options market.
Deribit will soon offer options tied XRP, Solana's SOL and Polygon's MATIC.(Creative Commons, modified by CoinDesk)

Crypto Traders Brace for Nearly $5B Bitcoin and Ether Options Expiry
Crypto Traders Brace for Nearly $5B Bitcoin and Ether Options Expiry
On Friday, a total of 1.217 million bitcoin and ether options contracts with a notional value of $4.8 billion will expire on leading crypto options exchange Deribit. Traders e...
Crypto Traders Brace for Nearly $5B Bitcoin and Ether Options Expiry