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Derivatives Exchange Deribit Launches Daily Ether Options

Panama-based cryptocurrency derivatives exchange Deribit has listed daily options on ether (ETH). The platform announced the news on Twitter on Monday. The new product will have strike price intervals of $5 and can be traded in the 24 hours preceding the expiry at 08:00 UTC every day. They will have a lifetime of two trading …

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OKEx Partners With Bain-Backed Crypto Exchange to Launch Leveraged Futures in India

An Indian cryptocurrency exchange has partnered with Malta-based trading platform OKEx to offer futures products specifically for the subcontinent market. Mumbai-based CoinDCX announced Friday that it had formed a strategic partnership under which OKEx will help it develop a new derivative facility – known as DCXfutures – in return for providing OKEx with a foothold …

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Former OKEx Exec to Raise $40M for Crypto Derivative Exchange

Retail investors will soon have access to crypto trading options that are traditionally only available to institutional clients. Andy Cheung, former chief operating officer at OKEx, plans to launch a crypto derivative exchange called ACDX by the end of Q1 2020. The Seychelles-based exchange aims to offer futures, options, callable bull/bear contracts, warrant contracts and …

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CME’s Futures Options Sprinted Out of the Gate but a Marathon Lies Ahead

In the two years since it launched cash-settled Bitcoin futures, CME has firmly established itself as a leader in the regulated crypto derivatives space despite not always being the first to market. In December 2017, it launched regulated Bitcoin futures a week after rival exchange CBOE. However, it only took 15 months for CBOE to completely withdraw from the …

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New Guidelines Subject Canadian Crypto Exchanges to Securities Laws

</header> <strong>Canadian regulators have issued new guidance determining when current securities legislation applies to operations conducted by cryptocurrency exchanges. According to the clarifications in the document, many domestic and foreign entities serving Canadian users, for example those that provide custodial services, will have to abide by the country’s securities laws and act like securities dealers. …

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Deribit Takes On New Trading Tools to Capture ‘Exploding’ Options Market

Amid increasing activity within the crypto derivatives market, software maker Trading Technologies (TT) announced Wednesday it would provide trading tools to users of leading crypto exchange, Deribit. Included in the suite are advanced order types, charting and analytics as well as access to a feature allowing users to create algorithms for bot trading. TT users …

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Bitcoin Futures Hit 3-Month High in Frenetic Tuesday Trading

</header> <strong>January 14 was the best trading day of the year for many cryptocurrencies, which saw double or even triple-digit percentage gains. It was also a good day for futures markets, where more than $25 billion in trades was placed on Tuesday. The result constituted the busiest day for futures in almost three months, with …

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CME Takes Its Bitcoin Options Live, Competing With ICE’s Bakkt

Chicago exchange CME Group has announced its highly-anticipated bitcoin options are now open for trading. Options on CME’s bitcoin futures contracts launched on the CME Globex around 16:00 UTC Monday. Each contract, quoted in U.S. dollars, represents five bitcoin and is cleared centrally to avoid counterparty risk. CME relies on trade flow data from several …

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Crypto Derivatives Exchange Leaves EU for Panama, Expands KYC

Crypto derivatives exchange Deribit is leaving the European Union for Panama to avoid new AML rules while changing its Know Your Customer (KYC) requirements.  Deribit B.V., the current Netherlands-based company responsible for the Deribit.com exchange, will officially delegate the trading platform to its daughter company, DRB Panama Inc. on Feb. 10, 2020, a Jan. 9 …

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Dutch Derivatives Exchange Deribit to Move to Crypto-Friendly Panama

Deribit is moving to warmer waters, citing regulatory concerns. Announced Thursday, the Amsterdam-based crypto derivatives exchange will operate out of Panama as DRB Panama Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of current platform Deribit B.V., beginning Feb. 10.  The company claimed the Netherlands’ presumed adoption of “very strict” anti-money laundering (AML) regulations applied to cryptocurrency firms …

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