Option Expiry may Bring Volatility Over the Weekend

$BTC 24 Hour High $19,608 / Low $18,8520 | $BTC +0.3% Past 24 hours; +0.3% Past 7 days

Cryptomarkets resisted the downward pressure, breaking away from the correlation to equity markets. 4.1bn worth of options are expiring today. SWIFT is partnering with crypto data provider Chainlink to explore cross-chain protocol connecting TradFi. 

Equities, Commodities & Macro 

Fed reiterated their will to keep the pace of rate hikes, which hit Apple the hardest overnight closed down 6.1%, coupled with the rare occasion BoA research analyst downgraded the firm. Asia markets once again look to trend lower. 


Digital Assets Market

  • Total crypto market capitalization stands at $980B, -0.2% from yesterday
  • $BTC is -0.36% at time of writing; 24H liquidations and funding rates: 32.31M, +0.00416%
  • $ETH is -0.03% at time of writing; 24H liquidations and funding rates: 34.57M, -0.00453%
  • Stablecoins market dominance: USDT 45.26%; USDC 32.31%; BUSD 14.01%; DAI 4.28%

Alts and DeFi watch

  • DeFi TVL: $55.37B (0.00% over last 24 hours)
  • $SOL +2.1% in the last 24 hours, +4,6% in the past week
  • $SHIB +0.1% in the last 24 hours, +2.3% in the past week
  • $ADA +0.6% in the last 24 hours, -4.8% in the past week
  • $ENJ +0.2% in the last 24 hours, -4.4% in the past week

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