By the end of may the volume of trading of bitcoin futures reached $558 billion – the corresponding figure for cryptocurrency options amounted to $3.1 billion, according to ForkLog with reference to The Block.
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As the newspaper notes, despite the growing popularity of scriptoptions, this segment is still very small compared to the futures or spot market. Turnover last may, for example, exceeded $100 billion.
However, if we consider the ratio of spot volume and optional, the trend is clearly upward, indicating that the growing popularity of relatively new tools to kriptonyte.
The total trading volume on the spot market were lower than in March.
The diagram below shows the dynamics of the trading volumes of bitcoin futures months. Noticeable strong surge increased in may by analogy with the options market.
Thus, the derivatives market overall is growing much faster than spot.
According to the analyst, The Block Larry Cermak, one of the reasons for this trend is the gradual institutionalization of the segment derivatives on cryptocurrencies, which facilitates the flow of funds.
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