Deribit announces zero-fee trading through end of year

Full-featured Bitcoin futures and options platform Deribit has announced the removal of all trading fees for the remainder of 2016, the company said.

Few key features of Deribit trading platform includes: trading plain vanilla European style cash-settled options on the Deribit BTC index with margin; trading BTC futures that settle on the Deribit BTC index, with up to 20x leverage; allowance for placing volatility orders, where the Deribit price engine continuously updates the price of the order as to keep the implied volatility of the order fixed.

Deribit is a Bitcoin-only derivatives exchange for vanilla options and futures trading. It has been created as an answer to those in search for a professional fully dedicated (vanilla) Bitcoin options trading platform; a service that can create a fully liquid marketplace with the same standards as a normal derivatives market.