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Inverse Futures in Bitcoin Economy

6 Pages Posted: 11 Jan 2016  

Aleksey V Bragin

Moscow State Technical University, Department of Computer Science and IT Theory

Date Written: December 30, 2015

Abstract

Derivatives are financial instruments whose value depend on the values of other, more basic underlying variables. One of the most common and simple derivatives is a futures contract. This manuscript introduces the new kind of futures contracts called non-linear inverse futures contracts (inverse futures in short) firstly introduced by ICBIT trading platform specifically for Bitcoin trading and later picked up by major bitcoin trading platforms.

Keywords: inverse futures, bitcoin derivatives, ICBIT exchange

Suggested Citation

Bragin, Aleksey V, Inverse Futures in Bitcoin Economy (December 30, 2015). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2713755 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2713755

Aleksey V Bragin (Contact Author)

Moscow State Technical University, Department of Computer Science and IT Theory ( email )

Brigadirskiy pereulok, 14
Moscow, 105005
Russia

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