Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

What is Secured Finance?

Secured Finance is a decentralized finance platform that facilitates peer-to-contract lending and derivatives trading. It's built on the Ethereum blockchain, offering a transparent, robust, and cost-effective alternative to traditional financial institutions. For more details, you can refer to our Secured Finance Overview section.

What products does Secured Finance offer?

Secured Finance's inaugural offering is the Loan Market Platform, designed to facilitate seamless peer-to-peer lending and derivatives trading for fixed-income investments and hedging. For more details, you can refer to our Loan Market Platform section.

What is a Zero-Coupon Bond (ZC Bond)?

A Zero-Coupon Bond (ZC Bond) is a type of bond that does not pay interest (coupons) during its life. Instead, it is sold at a discount to its face value and pays the full face value at maturity. This makes them ideal for users who want a guaranteed return at a specific point in the future. For more details, you can refer to our Zero-Coupon Bond section.

How do I buy or sell a ZC Bond on Secured Finance?

To buy or sell a ZC Bond on Secured Finance, you can browse the orders on our platform's orderbook. Once you have found a contract you want to buy or sell, you can execute the transaction directly from the platform. The platform uses smart contracts to transfer ownership of the contract to you automatically and to ensure that payments are made as specified in the order. For a step-by-step guide, you can refer to our User Guides section.

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