Derivatives are coming to Coinbase, following purchase of FairX By Cointelegraph



Major U.S. crypto exchange Coinbase (NASDAQ:), the third largest in the world by 24 hour volume, intends to enter the derivatives trading markets, having acquired the FairX derivatives exchange.

FairX is a Designated Contract Market (DCM) derivatives exchange regulated by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). Despite being relatively new to the market, having launched in May 2021, FairX has secured brokerage partnerships with industry leaders TD Ameritrade and E*Trade, along with 18 others.