BitMEX Adds China A50 Bitcoin Futures To Its Offerings

BitMEX Adds China A50 Bitcoin Futures To Its Offerings

Bitcoin traders have been reaping the benefits of arbitrage opportunities for many years now. In fact, there is a growing need for arbitrageurs and market makers, as they are the main providers of liquidity in any financial context. BitMEX, a platform specialized in trading Bitcoin derivatives, has integrated Bitcoin futures contracts with China stocks. This is a major step forward for the legitimacy of Bitcoin as a viable trading tool, both for investing and speculation across other markets. China A50 Bitcoin Futures On BitMEX. It goes without saying that Bitcoin and traditional financial....


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