2020 has seen a major surge in product offerings catering to sophisticated and institutional investors in the crypto space. Exchanges around the world have recognised the importance of services such as institutional-grade custody, research & data analytics, prime brokerage and derivatives to institutional investors.
Derivatives specifically satisfy two of the core needs of institutional investors – increased profitability and risk management capabilities, and have therefore received a lot of interest from investors. Most notably, derivative exchanges have received the largest amount of institutional investment since 2014, comprising approximately 45% of total sector investment.
Blockchain Valley Ventures (BVV) conducted an analysis of top global derivatives exchanges, screening 50+ exchanges and conducting an in-depth analysis on the largest 20.
The crypto derivatives market is experiencing exponential trading volume growth, with Q2 2020 trading volume reaching USD 2’159b, a 166% increase from Q2 2019.
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