One of the most important trends in the cryptocurrency industry over recent months has been a notable rise in corporate treasurers buying Bitcoin (BTC) as a balance sheet asset. Against the backdrop of a failing global economy and a weakening global reserve currency (the USD), both publicly listed and private companies are beginning to diversify from traditional low-risk assets such as bank deposits, treasury bills, and commercial paper to find a more effective balance between risk and yield.
Since Bitcoin's momentous rise this holiday season, alt coins have been making noise. What is driving this alt season, and what coins have been leading the way?
We believe the emergence of cryptocurrency derivatives is the inevitable evolution of the digital asset class and should contribute to reductions in volatility and enhancing market efficiency.
Many virtual currency exchanges advertise the ability to trade products with leverage. In traditional finance, there are a number of popular leveraged products, such as ETFs. An ETF is a product that moves as a function of the underlying factor and the leverage factor. For example, an ETF that has 5x leverage will lose or gain 5% if the underlying asset moves by 1%. Leverage defines your position’s exposure to the underlying asset class.
EQONEX today announces the launch of its EQONEX BTC Perpetual Futures (BTC/USDC (F)), the first in a suite of innovative derivative products that will later include options and dated futures. EQONEX is poised to be at the forefront of exponential growth expected in the crypto derivatives markets in the coming years.
The extreme volatility of the cryptocurrency markets has long caught the attention of the traditional financial space. However, what started out as outright dismissal has gradually led to increased participation and now, some may argue, institutional traders are leading the charge. As the regulatory framework has become clearer and the infrastructure more resilient and robust, institutional crypto trading has taken off in earnest.
Gold is prestigious. Bitcoin is exciting. Gold is well understood worldwide. Bitcoin is still emerging as an investable asset for many people. Both have significant advantages - and some disadvantages - but what are they and which should you invest in? For professional investors and individuals alike, this debate has become louder as traders assess which asset represents a better hedge.
EQONEX has acknowledged the importance of key partnerships from inception and has sought to integrate its industry-leading solutions with conventional trading tools and platforms, in order to make digital assets and cryptocurrencies more accessible to a growing institutional investor base.
Chi-Won Yoon, EQONEX Chairman, Michael Schwartz, Partner at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, David Gibson-Moore, Gulf Analytica President and CEO, spoke at the "SPAC to the Future - Wall Street's Hottest Product?" AIM Summit Webinar.
2020 has been a phenomenal year for crypto so far, with bitcoin overtaking gold as the year’s top investment. Paypal’s cryptocurrency announcement this month resulted in bitcoin passing the $12,000 mark. On top of this, U.S. Bitcoin (BTC) Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) may finally become a reality following a milestone announcement out of the US last week.