Bitcoin Traders Say Options Market Understates Likelihood of Chaotic US Election

Coindesk | Sep 22, 2020 at 7:52 PM
  • The November U.S. presidential election could be contentious, yet the bitcoin market is pricing little event risk.
  • The declining price volatility expectations in the bitcoin market cut against growing fears in traditional markets that the U.S. election’s outcome may not be decided for weeks.
  • Denis Vinokourov, head of research at the London-based prime brokerage Bequant, expects re-pricing the U.S. election risk to happen following this week’s options expiry.