Tapiero’s 10T Holdings, Akuna Capital Buy $100M Stake in Bitcoin Options Exchange Deribit

The transaction occurred on the secondary market; Deribit declined to state its current valuation.

Business  ·  20 August 2021

BitMEX, Deribit Tap Shyft Network for FATF ‘Travel Rule’ Solution

Shyft’s Veriscope product now boasts some 35 crypto service providers including Binance, Bitfinex, Tether and Huobi.

Business  ·  17 August 2021

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Cracks $37.2K as Ether Breaks Through to Record-High $1.6K

Bitcoin has been trending higher for two days but ether is in the spotlight now.

Markets  ·  3 February 2021

Deribit Exchange Raises Maximum Bitcoin Options Strike Price to $400K

The eye-watering strike option supplants the company's previous $300,000 maximum offering listed on Jan. 9.

Markets  ·  14 January 2021
Bitcoin Options

Trading Hall of Fame: The Bitcoin Options Bet That Made $58.2M Profit on Just $638K

Back in October, one trader made a long-shot bet that bitcoin would hit $36,000 by January. It paid off in a spectacular way.

Markets  ·  13 January 2021
Bitcoin Options

Bitcoin Options Volume on Deribit Already 25% of 2020 Total

$14.5 billion in bitcoin options have traded on Deribit in the first two weeks of 2021.

Markets  ·  12 January 2021

Traders Can Now Bet on ‘Bitcoin $300K’ as Options Keep Pace With Rising Price

It supersedes the $200,000 option on Deribit as the maximum one can wager.

News  ·  8 January 2021

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Blows Past $36.1K While Traders Clamor for Ether Options

Bitcoin hit another all-time high today while ether traders are paying royally to get in on the options action.

Markets  ·  6 January 2021

Bitcoin Options on Deribit Now Go to $200K After Recent Surge

Deribit is now offering traders the ability to bet on bitcoin's rally reaching $200,000 by late December.

Markets  ·  3 January 2021

Deribit Adding Options to Allow Bitcoin Traders to Bet on Rally to $120K and Beyond

A week ago last Thursday, Deribit made news by introducing call and put options at the $100,000 strike price.

Markets  ·  26 December 2020

Deribit’s New Options Allow Bitcoin Traders to Bet on Rally to $100K

Options at the $100,000 strike price expiring on Sept. 24, 2021, went live on Deribit Thursday.

Markets  ·  18 December 2020

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Tests $19.5K; Ether Options Interest in Doldrums

Bitcoin continues to appreciate in price as ether options interest wanes after a hot November.

Markets  ·  15 December 2020

How One Bitcoin Options Trader Turned $638K Into $4.4M in 5 Weeks

As bitcoin rallied from $13,400 to over $19,000, a trader who bought the $36,000-strike January expiry call saw a paper profit of more than $4 million.

Markets  ·  7 December 2020

Market Wrap: Bitcoin All-Time High Tops Out at $19,850 as Ether Options Market Goes Mega-Bullish

A combination of volume, derivatives action and infrastructure improvements led bitcoin’s price to go where it hasn’t gone before. Ether is looking supremely bullish, too.

Markets  ·  30 November 2020

Deribit Sees Record Bitcoin Options Volume as Activity in $36K Calls Surge

Daily volume for bitcoin options have hit lifetime highs on crypto derivatives exchange Deribit.

Markets  ·  30 October 2020