Sygnum Financial institution as we speak introduced the launch of its OTC choices overlaying BTC/USD and ETH/USD buying and selling pairs.
Sygnum’s regulated digital asset choices providing will embody:
European OTC name and put choices on BTC/USD and ETH/USD
Totally customisable strike and expiry date with a horny minimal commerce dimension
Lengthy and brief positioning
Sygnum purchasers can now implement extra refined digital asset funding and buying and selling methods
Choices have lengthy performed an vital function in conventional monetary markets as a instrument to assist buyers navigate by way of unpredictable market situations. By paying the choice premium, patrons can take part in bigger value swings, whereas sellers leverage elevated volatility ranges and accumulate premium funds to generate extra yield on present holdings.
With the rise in worth of main digital property like Bitcoin – which noticed its quantity of traded choices improve 7 instances in 2020 – and the ever-increasing variety of institutional buyers coming into the area, the market demand for choices on digital property is rising considerably. As a regulated Swiss financial institution, Sygnum already gives a trusted platform by way of which buyers can make investments and commerce in digital property. With the supply of choices, purchasers can now implement extra refined funding and buying and selling methods for his or her digital asset portfolios.
“With choices, purchasers can now revenue from any value motion – be it a bull, bear or sideways market,“ mentioned Dominic Lohberger, Head of Brokerage at Sygnum Financial institution. “They can be used to hedge positions, take leveraged publicity to the market or commerce volatility,” he provides.
Driving the speedy improvement of the digital asset area
Sygnum’s choices providing has a full vary of options that may be tailor-made to the person consumer’s wants, comparable to totally customisable strike and expiry date in addition to lengthy and brief positioning. That is one other instance of the speedy improvement of digital asset investing, offering buyers with the identical funding and hedging toolset confirmed for many years in different asset lessons. Sygnum is shaping the regulated digital asset business in lots of areas and actively strives to empower different established monetary establishments to allow their finish purchasers to profit from the seemingly infinite alternatives of regulated digital asset investing.
“At Sygnum we’re constructing a portfolio of regulated banking providers that makes the universe of digital property bankable, conveniently accessible and utterly trusted. Our growth into choices fills the hole for a regulated providing on this space, and additional extends our product suite to fulfill the complicated wants of an more and more institutional consumer base,“ mentioned Thomas Eichenberger, Head of Enterprise Models at Sygnum Financial institution.