OKEx Launches Invitation-Only Access for Trading Crypto Options

Michael LaVere
  • Cryptocurrency exchange OKEx has launched invitation-only access to its new crypto derivative trading product. 
  • Users can sign up for access to live trading through the official announcement. 

Cryptocurrency exchange OKEx has launched early access for trading crypto options to select users via an invitation process. 

According to a tweet published on the exchange’s official Twitter account, early access to crypto options trading is now live. The tweet provides a link to a sign up form for users to apply to gain access to the new feature via an invitation-only process. 

The official update says the options trading feature is being slowly rolled out to users, 

We are more than excited to announce that OKEx Options Trading is going live today! To further improve the stability of our matching engine, at this stage, the options trading platform is only available by invitation only. You can be the first to experience and explore live options trading at OKEx by filling out this form.

The application asks users of the exchange to specify their personal history in trading crypto options, in addition to soliciting feedback or suggestions on the experience.  The exchange’s update also includes a disclaimer that the new options trading feature is not a simulation and that real user funds are used in the process. 

As CryptoGlobe reported, OKEx launched a USDT-margined perpetual swap instrumnet earlier this month, which lets users speculate on the price of various cryptocurrencies, including BTC, EOS, ETC, ETH, LTC, BCH, BSV, TRX, and XRP, using leverage between 0.01 and 100x.

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