SEC commissioner Hester Pierce criticizes agency’s resistance to Bitcoin spot ETP
Hester Pierce mentioned that Spot ETPs have launched in countries like Canada, and in Europe, generating great investor interest despite the volatile nature of the market.
More troubles for Three Arrow Capital as 8Blocks accuses it of $1M misappropriation
8Blocks want firms still holding Three Arrows assets to freeze them so that their debtors can be paid back after legal proceedings.
FTX and Goldman Sachs reportedly in talks over derivatives trading
FTX.US president Brett Harrison says major futures commission merchants are open to the exchange’s proposal.
Derivative staking rewarding up to 40% to combat bear market
Bifrost is pioneering derivative staking to generate up to a 44% return through turning staking tokens into liquid derivatives.
Brokerage giant Nomura starts offering Asian clients BTC derivatives
Crypto trading firm Cumberland DRW completed Nomura’s first BTC derivative trade on the CME Group platform.
Bybit exchange rolls out options trading as part of expansion plans
Ben Zhou, Bybit’s CEO, says the exchange launched options trading following strong demand from its clients.
Grayscale: The SEC must get comfortable with spot Bitcoin ETF
With the approval of a fourth Bitcoin futures ETF, SEC’s arguments for rejecting spot Bitcoin ETFs are running thin, according to Grayscale CEO Michael Sonnenshein.
Struct Finance’s customizable DeFi products raise $3.9 million
At a recent founding round, Struct Finance raised $3.9 million from 24 investors who see the potential in creating structured DeFi products.
Synthetix to launch perpetual futures on Ethereum scaling solution Optimism
Later this week, the synthetic assets protocol Synthetix will launch its service on Optimism, the optimistic roll-up scaling solution on Ethereum. The launch will imply an upgrade to the protocol, and trading will initially be limited.
FTX Europe becomes the first crypto exchange licensed under Dubai’s regulatory framework
FTX Europe became the first approved virtual asset exchange to offer complex crypto derivatives dedicated to professional institutional investors within the highly regarded international jurisdiction.
Goldman Sachs looking to expand its crypto-related services
The Wall Street giant already offers its wealthiest clients the option to invest in select cryptocurrencies and is now looking to offer over the counter bilateral crypto options.
Derivative markets hit an ATH in market share in January, as spot volumes fall 30.2%
Last month, crypto spot trading volumes fell to the lowest levels since December 2020.
Is Bitcoin in for a short squeeze? 4 bullish trends to look out for
Since all-time-high in November 2021, things has been looking gloomy in the cryptocurrency market with bitcoin falling almost 50%. But there are clear trends suggesting a shift is on the horizon.
Coinbase acquires FairX to offer crypto derivatives trading in the US
The acquisition will enable Coinbase to explore the emerging derivatives market.
Micro Ether Futures now live on CME Group
CME Group derivatives platform will now support micro Ether futures alongside its micro BTC futures.
Firm plans Ethereum futures ETF on the back of Bitcoin futures success
Denver-based Kelly Strategic Management is looking forward to launching Ethereum based futures ETFs in the US.
Bitfinex Derivatives launches perpetual swaps for Shiba Inu and OMG Network
Shiba Inu and OMG Network contracts will be settled in Tether tokens (USDt). BTCF0:EUTF0 and ETHF0:EUTF0 will be settled in Euro Tether.