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Bitcoin holds $19K, but volatility expected as Friday’s $2.2B BTC options expiry approaches

This week, the $20,000 resistance is proving to be stronger than expected and even after Bitcoin (BTC) price rejected this level on Sept. 27, BTC bulls still have reasons not to give up. According to the four-month-long descending triangle, as long as the $18,500 support holds, Bitcoin price has until late

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Crypto Options Trading Startup Synquote Raises $2.8M From Initialized, Polygon

Synquote, a self-styled decentralized exchange (DEX), plans to support the buying and selling of options in over 500 generally illiquid instruments atop layer2 Polygon, Avalanche and BNB Chain. It unlocks the liquidity by letting traders source options quotes directly from market makers – a first in decentralized finance, according to

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CME Group premiers ETH futures options trading as the world braces for The Merge

Derivatives marketplace Chicago Mercantile Exchange Group (CME Group) announced the launch of options trading for its Ether (ETH) futures products Monday — the same week as the expected Ethereum merge.The launch of the new futures contract is “well timed,” CME Group global head of equity and FX products Tim McCourt

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Monthly Ethereum options data suggests $2K will remain an elusive target

Since failing to close above the $2,000 mark, Ether (ETH) price has faced a steep 16.8% correction, but this was not enough to give bears an edge in the August $1.27 billion monthly options expiry.Ether USD price index, 12-hour chart. Source: TradingViewCurrently, there are mixed feelings about the network’s upcoming

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Here’s why holding $20.8K will be critical in this week’s $1B Bitcoin options expiry

Bitcoin (BTC) experienced a 16.5% correction between Aug. 15 and Aug. 19 as it tested the $20,800 support. While the drop is startling, in reality a $4,050 price difference is relatively insignificant, especially when one accounts for Bitcoin's 72% annualized volatility.Currently, the S&P 500’s volatility stands at 31%, which is

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CME Group to Offer Market Participants Ethereum Options 3 Days Before the Merge – Finance Bitcoin News

Three days before Ethereum’s transition from proof-of-work (PoW) to proof-of-stake (PoS), the world’s largest derivatives marketplace in terms of volume, CME Group, announced plans to list ethereum options. While CME’s ether options product prepares for regulatory review, the company detailed that the options contract will be measured at 50 ether

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