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21shares to Launch Bitcoin ETP for Institutional Investors in the UK

Switzerland-based 21shares announced it’s going to offer its crypto exchange-traded product (ETP) to institutional investors in Britain. The platform said the aim is to provide U.K. investors with exposure to bitcoin without the need to deal with crypto custody and security. New Bitcoin ETP to Be Offered on London-Based Aquis Exchange The 21shares bitcoin ETP (ABTC) will be made available through a partnership with GHCO, a leading market maker and liquidity provider that specializes in exchange-traded funds (ETFs). It will be listed on Aquis Exchange, a multilateral trading platform based in London and Paris. The exchange facilitates stock trading across…

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Market makers in ‘fear mode’ ahead of Friday’s $575M Bitcoin options expiry

Bears' misplaced belief that Bitcoin's price would drop to $32,000 allowed Friday's BTC options expiry to become unexpectedly balanced. On June 4, a total of 15,530 Bitcoin (BTC) options are set to expire, which represents $575 million in open interest. At the moment, bulls are still heavily impacted by May's 37% BTC price correction, and this has led most call (buy) options to be underwater. Despite the crash, Bitcoin's active supply reached a five-month low, as 45% of the coins have not been moved over the past two years. This indicator shows that investors who purchased up until the 2019…

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Kyber Network Launched Highly Efficient Market Maker Protocol

Kyber Network launched a new, highly effective market maker protocol and a DeFi innovation known as the Dynamic Market Maker to give more capital efficiency to liquidity providers as we can see more in our latest cryptocurrency news today. The liquidity protocol Kyber Network launched and announced the release of the world’s first Dynamic Market Maker and the newest feature is designed for the providers to optimize fees, enable high capital efficiency, and maximize earnings. After the research into the benefits of DMMs over the automated market maker, Loi Luu who is the co-founder of Kyber Network noted that the…

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Market Making in Crypto Exchanges: An Introduction

Market makers at stock exchanges are companies or individuals who stand ready to buy and sell securities. Similarly, market makers at crypto exchanges sell and buy crypto assets on a continuous basis at a publicly quoted price. Since everbody can place an order at crypto exchanges, like e.g. Binance or BitMEX, and order execution is managed automatically, everyone can easily become a market maker. From the perspective of traders, market makers are great, since they help to find counterparties. But what is the incentive to be a market maker? How do they make a profit from providing liquidity? Basic Concept…

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