A brief look at the growth of the derivatives

Quick Take

  • Bitcoin futures traded $558 billion while Bitcoin options traded $3.1 billion
  • The growth of the derivatives is outpacing the growth of the spot markets
  • The trend is not going to go away
As the market structure continues to mature, the volumes for both Bitcoin futures and options are seeing growth. Both products hit yearly highs in May; Bitcoin futures traded $558 billion while Bitcoin options traded $3.1 billion. The legitimate spot volume, which excludes exchanges that fake volume, was about $106 billion in May. In FX and […]

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