Crypto Exchange OKEx Launches ‘Perpetual Swap’ Derivative Product

Malta-based cryptocurrency exchange OKEx has launched a new derivative product called  Perpetual Swap trading, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph Dec. 3. Perpetual Swap is a peer-to-peer, virtual derivative developed by OKex, that enables users to speculate the direction of the price of digital assets. Its mechanism is reportedly very similar to a futures contract, but with no expiry and daily settlement. Each swap contract has a notional value of $100 Bitcoin (BTC) equivalent. Per the release, the new derivative product allows users to perform perpetual swaps, futures…