Browsing the "Derivatives" Tag

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.

UK Could Ban Some Crypto Derivatives, Says Financial Watchdog Exec

| Daniel Palmer

The U.K.'s Financial Conduct Authority is considering a ban on some cryptocurrency-based derivatives, a senior executive has said.

Markets Tech Firm to Launch Crypto Derivatives Exchange

| Christine Kim

LevelTradingField is launching a cryptocurrency derivatives exchange with the help of the ethereum blockchain.

CFTC Issues Guidance for Firms Offering Cryptocurrency Derivatives

| Nikhilesh De

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission has released new guidance for companies issuing cryptocurrency derivatives products.

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Axoni, Clearmatics Claim Milestone for Blockchain Interoperability

| Ian Allison

In a first for interoperability, Axoni and Clearmatics have shown how a derivative contract written on one blockchain can be settled on another.

Barclays, Goldman Champion ISDA Standard for Blockchain Derivatives

| Ian Allison

U.K.-based bank Barclays is pushing hard for a data standard for derivatives, as a foundation for that market to adopt distributed ledger technology.

LedgerX’s Bitcoin Derivatives Trading Is Up 7X Since Launch

| Nikhilesh De

Bitcoin trading platform LedgerX now sees $7.5 million traded weekly in options products, up from $1 million during its first week.