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Stock market trading screen (sergeitokmakov/Pixabay)
Crypto Exchange BIT Expands Product Suite With Toncoin Options
The decision to add the options suggests growing investor interest in derivatives tied to alternative cryptocurrencies. TON is the native cryptocurrency of the decentralized layer 1 blockchain The Open Network.
Stock market trading screen (sergeitokmakov/Pixabay)

Bitcoin: volumen semanal de opciones en Deribit. (Fuente: Amberdata)
El volumen semanal de trading de las opciones de bitcoin alcanza su valor máximo desde la caída de FTX
El aumento en el volumen de las opciones de bitcoin está principalmente impulsado por una mayor demanda de opciones de compra o apuestas alcistas.
Bitcoin: volumen semanal de opciones en Deribit. (Fuente: Amberdata)

Bitcoin: Weekly options volume on Deribit (Source: Amberdata)
Bitcoin's Weekly Options Trading Volume Rises to Highest Since FTX's Meltdown
The increase has been mainly driven by greater demand for call options, or bullish bets.
Bitcoin: Weekly options volume on Deribit (Source: Amberdata)

Bitcoin skew (Source: Amberdata)
Options Flip to Show Stronger Bitcoin Into July
The long-term sentiment has turned bullish with bitcoin showing its biggest weekly percentage gain in two years.
Bitcoin skew (Source: Amberdata)

Ball, beach, happy (Pexels/Pixabay)
Bitcoin's 'Volatility Smile' Shows Increased Demand for Bullish Exposure
Bitcoin's volatility smile is a graphical representation of implied volatility or demand for options at different strike levels.
Ball, beach, happy (Pexels/Pixabay)

Megaphone (선인장 mustachescactus/Unsplash)
The Ether Trade That Made the Most Noise Last Week
A so-called whale placed a large buy order for bearish put options tied to ether, seeking protection against an extended price slide to below $400 by the end of June.
Megaphone (선인장 mustachescactus/Unsplash)

Wall Street (Source: lo lo/Unsplash)
Bitcoin, Ether Options Market See Mixed Flow Ahead of US Jobs Report
Some traders have been buying downside protection in bitcoin and ether, while others are building strategies that profit from a big move in either direction, experts told CoinDesk.
Wall Street (Source: lo lo/Unsplash)

Structure (Alain Pham/Unsplash)
Marex Issues Coinbase-Linked Structured Product Offering a 40% Coupon
Many investors see the crypto exchange gaining market share in the wake of rival FTX's collapse and prefer to express their view via structured products, Marex Solutions' Ilan Solot said.
Structure (Alain Pham/Unsplash)

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DeFi Derivatives Trading Has Untapped Potential
If we learn to read the markets, make smart use of the data at our disposal and overcome a few speed bumps along the way, options will certainly drive the next era of DeFi to higher highs than ever before.
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Interdealer flow on Paradigm (Source: Paradigm)
Crypto Options Market Has Become More 'Interdealer' Since FTX's Blowup: Paradigm
Market makers' share of crypto options trading volume settled through OTC platform Paradigm has increased as hedge funds, family offices and high-net worth individuals sit on the fence. The situation may persist for some time.
Interdealer flow on Paradigm (Source: Paradigm)