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Derivatives Market

By CoinGecko | Updated on Mar 03, 2020
A market for derivatives which are instruments such as futures or options whose value is derived from an underlying asset. Bitcoin is one of the most popular underlying asset for derivative instruments which range from options, futures to perpetual swaps.

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Exchange Traded Fund (ETF)
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