Binance Futures launches DeFi index perpetual contracts

Binance, the worldwide blockchain firm, and standard crypto-asset exchange firm, lately announced a brand original DeFi composite index line of perpetual contracts. Listed on Binance Futures, the contracts are denominated in USDT and with leverage of up to 50x.

Right here’s Binance’s first such composite index derivatives product, allowing customers to extra without exertion note the lickety-split-rising DeFi market.

The USDT-margined DeFi index represents a composite of decentralized finance protocol tokens listed on Binance, and is calculated the utilization of weighted averages of proper-time prices of the tokens on Binance. The index will comprise the following DeFi protocols:

  • BAND, Band Protocol
  • LINK, Chainlink
  • COMP, Compound
  • MKR, Maker
  • KAVA,
  • SNX, Synthetic Community Token
  • KNC, Kyber Community
  • SXP, Swipe
  • LEND, Aave
  • ZRX, 0x

“Binance Futures has been on the forefront of rising original products for customers, and we now provide nearly 50 futures pairs, essentially the most available in the market by amount and vary. Response to our vary of DeFi derivatives has been continuously clear and it’s obvious that there’s rising question. We’re mad to present the USDT DeFi Index that allows customers to extra without exertion salvage entry to DeFi and extra diversify how they exchange,” mentioned Aaron Gong, VP of Binance Futures.

The index’s composite of tokens and their weighted averages are rebalanced on a common basis each week, the utilization of files from Coin Market Cap to copy market stipulations including capitalization and quantity. This helps customers seize traits in the DeFi sector and is equal to how previous index futures are designed.

“As innovators of our ecosystem, we are continuously thinking and constructing strategically to toughen adoption and relieve our customers. Our USDT DeFi Index combines ease of publicity to the gorgeous vary of DeFi initiatives with the familiarity and fame of a outmoded product. Right here’s a step forward in how cryptocurrencies will likely be utilized to boot to boosting the significant DeFi sector,” mentioned Changpeng Zhao (CZ), Founder and CEO of Binance.

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