More Than 95% of Crypto Futures Volume Is in Asia: Report
Asian exchanges account for more than 95% of the futures volume in crypto, according to a new report by Switzerland-based Blockchain Valley Ventures.
CryptoCompare's latest report shows crypto derivative volumes were up 54% in August – likely a result of the rally in bitcoin's price.
Credit default swaps (of “The Big Short” infamy) have come to the Ethereum blockchain. Opium Exchange says they can help crypto investors manage risk.
The raise came after the new trading platform reached nearly $10 million in aggregate trading volume.
The new app does not include the iconic "trollbox" feature of BitMEX's site, but will in future, the firm said.
Already live on SBI's forex trading platform, the contracts for difference (CFDs) are available in bitcoin, ether and XRP flavors.