Category: Derivatives

Colombian Stock Exchange to use blockchain for OTC derivatives trading

Colombian Stock Exchange to use blockchain for OTC derivatives trading

The use of blockchain technology in Latin American stock markets is expanding. 5135 Total views 29 Total shares The Colombian Stock Exchange announced it is joining the Consorcio Colibrí, a private initiative that promotes the adoption of blockchain technology within the finance industry. As Cointelegraph Español reported on Nov. 18, Consorcio Colibrí was formed by […]

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Opium Raises $3.3M to Make Exotic Crypto Derivatives Available to All

Opium Raises $3.3M to Make Exotic Crypto Derivatives Available to All

Nov 2, 2020 at 13:13 UTCUpdated Nov 2, 2020 at 15:05 UTC Crypto derivatives exchange Opium has closed a $3.25 million funding round involving investors such as QCP Soteria, Kenetic Capital and Sam Bankman-Fried’s Alameda Research.  The Amsterdam-based startup allows for users to launch custom and exotic decentralized derivatives that anyone with an internet connection […]

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Morpher Labs attempts to crack knotty prediction market problems

Morpher Labs attempts to crack knotty prediction market problems

On August 31, 2020, Morpher Labs announced the launch of its flagship Ethereum-based contract trading and prediction market platform, Morpher, with the stated goal of providing users unlimited access to long-and-short trades of real-world stocks, commodities, and FOREX markets.  The technical obstructions of such a goal, however, have historically proven tricky to navigate.  In a […]

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CME’s Rise in Bitcoin Futures Rankings Signals Growing Institutional Interest

CME’s Rise in Bitcoin Futures Rankings Signals Growing Institutional Interest

Oct 23, 2020 at 10:51 UTCUpdated Oct 23, 2020 at 14:59 UTC (ggTravelDiary/Shutterstock) CME’s Rise in Bitcoin Futures Rankings Signals Growing Institutional Interest In sign of increased institutional participation in cryptocurrency, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) has surpassed prominent cryptocurrency exchanges to become the second-biggest bitcoin futures platform by number of open contracts. As of […]

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