FTX Exchange Lists WallStreetBets Futures to Capitalize on Investing Movement


Cryptocurrency by-products exchange FTX has actually provided a WallStreetBets (WSB) index quarterly futures agreement in a proposal to capitalize on the retail trading eagerness that blew up in current days.

Announced Thursday by means of blog post, the basket of markets that compose the agreement consist of supplies being targeted by the Reddit trading team– Nokia (NOK), Blackberry (BB), EMC Entertainment (AMC), GameStop (GME), iShares Silver Trust (SLV)– along with the dogecoin (DOGE) cryptocurrency and also FTX’s indigenous token FTT.

The supplies and also DOGE make up 99% of the index, while FTT make up simply 1%.

Apparently likewise captured up in the day-to-day trading fad is dogecoin, which rose Thursday to brand-new document highs.

“WSB-related stocks have been our most requested products ever,” FTX’s Chief Executive Officer Sam Bankman-Fried informed CoinDesk by means ofTelegram “There’s a ton of interest in trading WSB related stocks and [cryptos] right now … the fact that many platforms are having trouble offering them is creating more demand.”