Nasdaq has added a new index that aims to offer markets information about blockchain projects that work in the decentralized finance (DeFi) space.
Called Defix, the index was launched by the London-based Exante brokerage, one of the first companies in the crypto industry that launched a bitcoin fund in 2012. Offered as a means for investors and traders to track blockchain tokens. “popular” focused on defi, Defix lists projects that include MakerDao, Augur, Gnosis, Numerai, 0x and Amoveo.
NASDAQ lists the index under the DEFX ticker, and can also be tracked on TradingView and Google, with a listing in Yahoo Finance planned in the future.
The news marks the last index that Nasdaq will add to inform its users. This year so far, the US stock exchange. UU. It has added dedicated indexes for bitcoin, ether and XRP, as well as a broader CryptoCompare cryptographic benchmark.
This fall, Exante will also launch a fund based on the Defix index, saying it will be offered through a “secure and financially accredited agency.”
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