Nano bitcoin futures will be offered on the Coinbase Derivatives Exchange on June 27. As a result, investors may now purchase contracts based on a bitcoin’s future worth. Third-party retail brokers and clearing organizations will be able to provide it to their clients.
It has been around $20,000 this week that Bitcoin prices have been trading after plummeting to the lowest level since 2020 last week. About 55% of the value of the oldest and biggest cryptocurrency has been lost this year. In November, the overall value of the cryptocurrency market peaked at $3 trillion. Since then, the market has fallen below $1 trillion.
After the recent crypto meltdown, Moody’s downgraded Coinbase’s (ticker: COIN) corporate debt and put it under review on Thursday. Over the next two decades, the corporation would be required to repay $2 billion in senior guaranteed notes.
Those institutions that rely on digital assets have been adversely affected by their collapse. In the past several days, Celsius Networks has stopped all withdrawals and transactions. Three Arrows Capital, a hedge firm, reported significant losses and claimed it was contemplating asset sales or a government rescue.
To become a futures commission merchant, Coinbase Financial Markets is currently seeking regulatory permission.
In only four days, Bitcoin has lost 30% of its value, demonstrating the volatility that the biggest crypto is known for.