What are derivatives? Derivatives have been around for millennia; their use can be traced back to ancient times when people bartered with one another to trade perishable goods such as grain and livestock. They gained widespread popularity during the rise of the financial services sector, when newer valuation techniques were created in the 1970s and rapidly developed the derivatives market. It is difficult to imagine modern finance without derivatives now.
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.
EQONEX (Nasdaq:EQOS), a digital assets financial services company, held its inaugural Strategy Day for investors, analysts, and clients on November 12th. During this virtual event, the EQONEX leadership team presented its product roadmap and its strategic priorities. The event also featured a lively roundtable discussion between industry experts on the key triggers required for the mainstream adoption of digital assets, amid widening participation by both retail and institutional investors.
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.
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