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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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Exchange Tokens: Neither a Great Investment Nor a Great Market Indicator

They’re definitely not equity, but could “exchange tokens” be bellwethers for one of crypto’s best use cases? (Spoiler: Probably not) Among thousands of venture-backed startups, tokens, coins, blockchains and open-source technology projects, exchange operators now stand out among the top revenue getters in the crypto asset category. Coinbase, not the largest by trading volume even …

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Demand for Crypto Derivatives Swells as CME’s Bitcoin Volume Rises

</header> <strong>The global markets company Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) has seen considerable demand since launching its options contracts in the wake of the firm’s bitcoin futures. On the first day of swaps, CME’s bitcoin options saw 55 contracts ($2.3 million). By the end of the week, the firm’s bitcoin options volume more than doubled with …

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Key Players in Crypto and Blockchain Share Their New Year’s Wish for 2020

The digital currency space has seen rapid growth and expansion in 2019, with heightened interest from governments and global corporations. Cryptos recovered from the 2018 bear market, when with Bitcoin (BTC) crashed to as low as $3,800, leaving numerous experts to paint a gloomy picture of a longstanding bear market and call the downturn in …

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Bitcoin’s Next Decade Will Be Shaped by Derivatives

</header> <strong>The last five years have been a test phase for bitcoin derivatives, which began tentatively when Bitmex eased into life in 2014. Now, as the cryptoconomy prepares to enter a new decade, derivatives products will play a pivotal role in price discovery. 2020 will be a big year for bitcoin and for the futures …

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Are Stablecoin Futures Built to Last?

OKEx, the world’s fifth-largest crypto exchange, announced on Oct. 29 plans to launch Tether (USDT) futures trading, featuring a linear contract with leverage of up to 100x. Stablecoin futures, the exchange said, offer a simpler and more efficient means to navigate the market, and could open the door for many new retail traders. Related: Bitfinex …

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OKEx Launches Crypto Futures Settled in Tether Stablecoin

Cryptocurrency exchange OKEx is to launch a range of cryptocurrency-based futures contracts settled in the stablecoin tether (USDT). The exchange will support USDT pairs including bitcoin (BTC), ether (ETH), bitcoin cash (BCH), EOS, XRP, bitcoin SV (BSV) and Tron (TRX) with leverage between 1 and 100x when trading commences on Nov. 6, according to a …

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Crypto Exchange OKEx Joins Internet Giant Kakao’s Blockchain Project

OKEx announced that it is joining Klaytn, a global public blockchain platform developed by Kakao subsidiary Ground X. On Oct. 25, OKEx wrote in a press release that blockchain project Klaytn will be onboarding the crypto exchange into their ecosystem aiming to expand blockchain adoption. OKEx is joining a number of industry giants such as …

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Bitcoin Price: Which Countries Have the Biggest Premiums?

Up until early 2018, major cryptocurrency markets the likes of South Korea and Japan demonstrated high premiums for Bitcoin. At the 2017 peak, when the Bitcoin price was trading at around $20,000 in the U.S. spot market, Bitcoin was being traded in South Korea’s cryptocurrency exchange market for around 26,000,000 Korean won, equivalent to about …

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