Impermanent Gain — Antimatter of Impermanent Loss

What is iGain?

iGain is a decentralized financial instrument protocol that provides the options for investors to hedge/profit/speculate on certain targeting underlying assets with a synthetic, tokenized position.

How does iGain work?

iGain tokenizes the Call/Pull options of underlying assets into Long/Short tokens. Then, we adopt the AMM mechanism to create a secondary market of Long/Short tokens. Investors might hedge against a certain risk or earn a profit in a period through holding Long/Short tokens.

Why iGain?

Since the booming development of decentralized finance, an on-chain financial ecosystem is thriving. More and more advanced financial instruments would be crucial for investors. iGain provides a fully decentralized way of options tool. With iGain, the decentralized financial ecosystem on the Ethereum blockchain would be better for all the investors to control risks.

What can I do with iGain?

As a trader

Investors in decentralized finance might consider iGain as a financial instrument. Spare some budget to purchase the Long/Short tokens in iGain may earn a profit so that investors could perfectly hedge against certain risks.

As a liquidity provider

AMM mechanism requires liquidity providers. To serve as liquidity of Long/Short tokens could earn trading fees and reward of liquidity mining program.

iGain Universe

In this iGain ecosystem, we can create a variety of financial derivatives by merely changing price settlement mechanisms based on the investment target.
There are two products in iGain Universe, namely:
Impermanent Gain can be regarded as the antimatter of impermanent loss. Impermanent Gain consists of two tokens: Long token and Short token, which are empowered to long or short the IL. By holding the Long token, it will be able to offset the IL of holding a certain size of LP position. Therefore, liquidity providers can hedge against the risk of impermanent loss through Impermanent Gain.
iGain - Interest Rate Synth (IRS) represents the second product in the iGain ecosystem. It is an interest rate derivative providing lenders and borrowers a platform to hedge against the risk of future changing interest rates. It empowers investors to lock future interest rates, by purchasing Long and Short tokens.
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