Zeta Markets-The world’s first options and futures DEX

What is Zeta?

Zeta is revolutionizing options trading on DeFi, enabling anyone to effectively hedge risk against crypto market movement and events. Decentralized Exchange (DEX) built on the Solana blockchain.

What is Option?

The term option refers to a finantial instrument that is based on the value of underlying securities such as cryptocurrency or stocks. An options contract offers the buyer the opportunity to buy or sell — depending on the type of contract they hold — the underlying asset. Unlike futures, the holder is not required to buy or sell the asset if they decide against it. Each contract will have a specific expiration date by which the holder must exercise their option. The stated price on an option is known as the strike price.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • Options are financial derivatives that give buyers the right, but not the obligation, to buy or sell an underlying asset at an agreed-upon price and date.
  • Call options and put options form the basis for a wide range of option strategies designed for hedging, income, or speculation.
  • Although there are many opportunities to profit with options, investors should carefully weigh the risks

How to trade options on Zeta?

You can watch a short video how to trade options on Zeta or follow imstructions :

  1. Select and connect your wallet so that you can begin using Zeta.

2. After connecting a wallet, you will get to registration.

3. Follow the instructions and you will soon begin trading.

Trading:

  1. Now lets select an option to trade!
Select Call or Put
Select Buy or Sell

2. Select the expiry — this is the date and time at which the option will be exercised and settled depending on the price of the underlying at the time of expiry.

Select date

3. Select the strike price — this is the price that will be compared to the SOL price at expiry to determine if your option expired in the money or not.

4. Once you have selected your option you can then enter your trade details on the trading panel. Enter the price you are willing to buy/sell the contract at and the qty of options you would like to buy/sell.

5. Once you have placed your trade you can then monitor it via the Account panel which you can expand by clicking “Account”. Here you can view your balances and positions.

6. You can now see your account panel where you can keep track of all your positions, orders and your key account metrics.

7. You can expand a position by clicking the grey arrow to reveal information and actions for your position. Simply click “Close Position” to close a position before it expires. In a similar fashion you can cancel open orders before they execute.

Why Zeta?

Conclusion:

Today we got acquainted with the Zeta Markets platform and we have analyzed the mechanics of the product. Now nobody can confuse us with the terms “call” and “put option”, and we can explain the difference between them to anyone.

Website: https://zeta.markets/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/ZetaMarkets

Medium: https://medium.com/@zetamarkets

Gitbook: https://zetamarkets.gitbook.io/zeta/

Github: https://github.com/zetamarkets

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