Browsing the "Derivatives" Tag

Coinbase Backs $4.3 Million Raise for New Crypto Derivatives Exchange

| Daniel Palmer

Blade, a crypto derivatives exchange that hasn't yet launched, has already won backing from major investors including Coinbase.

Derivatives Drama: The Unintended Consequences of Crypto Regulation

| Noelle Acheson

Noelle Acheson points out that the LedgerX confusion highlights potential CFTC priorities regarding the regulation of crypto derivatives that could…

KuCoin Launches Bitcoin Derivatives Trading With 20x Leverage

| Daniel Palmer

IDG-backed cryptocurrency exchange KuCoin has just launched a crypto derivatives trading platform called KuMEX in public beta.

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UK Finance Watchdog Takes Step Toward Ban on Crypto Derivatives

| Daniel Palmer

The U.K.'s Financial Conduct Authority is now consulting on a ban of cryptocurrency-based derivatives and ETNs in a bid to protect investors.

Digital Asset Is Writing Code to Help ISDA Standardize Derivatives Data

| Anna Baydakova

Digital Asset is developing software to ease adoption of derivatives group ISDA's potentially cost-slashing data standards.

Galaxy Capital-Backed Caspian to Offer Crypto Derivatives Trading

| Yogita Khatri

Institutional trading and portfolio management platform Caspian is launching trading in cryptocurrency derivatives.

Crypto Futures Platform ErisX Hires Execs From Barclays and YouTube

| Anna Baydakova

Crypto trading firm ErisX has hired a COO from megabank Barclays and a head of infrastructure from YouTube.

UK Firm Gets Regulatory Green Light to Offer Crypto Derivatives

| Yogita Khatri

London-based OTC firm B2C2 has just been authorized by the U.K.'s financial watchdog to offer cryptocurrency contracts for difference (CFDs).

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Bitcoin’s Tick Problem (Getting Screwed on Crypto Exchanges)

| Daniel Cawrey

A penny not mean much to you, but for crypto exchange traders it's a big deal.

OKEx Launches No-Expiry Bitcoin Derivative Product

| Yogita Khatri

Crypto exchange OKEx has launched a new bitcoin derivative product called a "perpetual swap," that lets traders hold positions indefinitely.