Revolutionizing DeFi: A Sneak Peek into the Unique Features of Secured Finance
Welcome to our three-part series of articles that reveal the unique features of Secured Finance, an innovative platform in the realm of Decentralized Finance (DeFi). The way we interact with finance is transforming rapidly, and Secured Finance is at the forefront of this revolution, offering a robust, transparent, and cost-effective platform for peer-to-peer lending and derivatives trading.
In this series, we will discuss the distinct features that make Secured Finance a transformative platform for investors and borrowers alike. As we approach the end of the quarter, understanding its core features and capabilities is particularly crucial, as two significant processes — auto-rolling and the Itayose (pre-open order) process — are set to occur.
Article 1: Standardized Zero Coupon Bond Trading
In the first part of the series, we dive into the world of Zero Coupon Bonds (ZC bonds) how they can be used and their role within Secured Finance’s ecosystem. While these instruments do not generate interest payments during their duration, they do generate returns which are paid out as capital gains at maturity. Our article discusses the correlation between the Annual Percentage Rate (APR) and ZC bond price, making it a must-read for anyone interested in understanding the dynamics of zero-coupon bonds on our platform.
Article 2: Auto-Rolling Feature — An Answer to Reinvestment Risk
Our second article covers the auto-rolling feature, a pioneering concept introduced by Secured Finance to ensure additional robustness, through the mitigation of reinvestment risk, and ensure a more accurate reflection of the total value locked (TVL) secured within the protocol. This automatic rollover of matured positions into the nearest order book greatly benefits both the investment opportunity and borrowers by eliminating the operational costs associated with finding a new counterparty.
Article 3: The Itayose Process — Efficient Pre-Open Order Mechanism
Our final article in the series elucidates the Itayose, or pre-open order, process that is implemented as of quarter end. It focuses on how this mechanism aids the determination of the opening price of a new order book, using pre-open orders. With this feature, Secured Finance ensures a fair and transparent start to each quarterly trading cycle, offering significant advantages to its users.
These articles aim to provide a comprehensive understanding of the unique and innovative mechanisms that Secured Finance offers. We believe that a well-informed user can make the most of the platform and navigate the DeFi world more efficiently and effectively.
Stay tuned for a deep dive into these intriguing features. Happy reading and successful investing!