The FTX cryptocurrency derivatives platform launched the trading of Bitcoin options. This was announced by its CEO Sam Bankman-Fried.
According to him, in about 2 hours the volume of options trading reached $ 1 million.
At the same time, he did not specify on which particular crypto assets the options were launched, however, only Bitcoin options are displayed on the platform’s website.
According to CoinGecko, FTX is the eighth largest crypto asset exchange with a daily trading volume of $ 277.8 million.
FTX was founded in early 2019 and supports derivatives trading products, including quarterly and perpetual contracts for various crypto assets.