Thursday, 23 March 2023


Deribit launches Bitcoin volatility futures By Cointelegraph

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Crypto derivatives exchange Deribit will soon launch (BTC) volatility futures, giving investors a direct way to measure and trade BTC market volatility.

On March 17, Deribit introduced BTC DVOL futures — a derivatives contract built on the Deribit Bitcoin Volatility Index, which measures the implied volatility of the largest cryptocurrency. Deribit’s volatility gauge provides a 30-day outlook on investors’ expectations for annualized volatility.

Traditional markets have battled extreme volatility over the past 12 months, marked by major fluctuations in the S&P 500 Index and broader stock market. Source: Yahoo Finance.