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Derivatives Landscape in DeFi


While still relatively nascent, Derivative DEXs make up less than 5% of Centralized Exchange (CEX) volumes. The growing appetite for decentralized trading and options has given rise to more derivative-focused DEXs, with the likes of dYdX, SNX, GMX and more being major players in the space.

This report shares a comprehensive derivative landscape resource compiled by 0xperp (Appendix A), along with a non-exhaustive list of interesting projects in the space introduced to the alpha community over Q3 2022, including Synthetix, Kujira, dYdX and Opyn, and an upcoming AMA with Primitive in Q4 2022.

For those with no financial understanding, it is recommended to check out the ...