Tag: Futures

Bakkt Regulated Bitcoin Futures Now Live on Major Exchange

Bakkt Regulated Bitcoin Futures Now Live on Major Exchange Trading is now live for Bakkt’s regulated, physically-delivered daily and monthly bitcoin futures, with the first trade executed at 8:02 pm ET on Sunday. Customers’ bitcoins are stored in the Bakkt Warehouse, a qualified custodian, regulated by the New York State […]

Market Outlook: Uncertainty Builds With Thin Trade Volumes and Bitcoin Futures Launch

Market Outlook: Uncertainty Builds With Thin Trade Volumes and Bitcoin Futures Launch Digital currency markets have dropped in value over the last three weeks, losing $ 25 billion since mid-August. Market prices have been creeping downward on thin global trade volume and the last two months of volatility seem to […]

US Exchanges Race to Launch Regulated Physically-Delivered Bitcoin Futures

US Exchanges Race to Launch Regulated Physically-Delivered Bitcoin Futures The race to launch regulated physically-delivered bitcoin futures is back on for three US-regulated trading platforms after one of them hit a snag with the country’s derivatives regulator, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. Two other exchanges are racing to launch similar […]

Bitcoin Futures Update: Bakkt Testing, CME Breaks Records, and a $100K Call Option

Bitcoin Futures Update: Bakkt Testing, CME Breaks Records, and a 0K Call Option Over the last few months, the interest surrounding cryptocurrency derivatives products has been growing fast. For some time now, open interest in CME’s bitcoin futures has been breaking records. Bakkt’s futures platform began testing contracts on Monday […]

CME’s Bitcoin Futures Break Records With $1 Billion in Notional Volume

CME’s Bitcoin Futures Break Records With Billion in Notional Volume The world’s largest options and futures exchange, Chicago Mercantile Exchange & Chicago Board of Trade (CME Group) and its bitcoin futures contracts saw an all-time high on May 13. According to CME’s records, the exchange recorded 33,700 contracts on Monday […]

Bitcoin Cash Futures Volumes: A Prelude to the Recent BCH Price Appreciation

Bitcoin Cash Futures Volumes: A Prelude to the Recent BCH Price Appreciation Over the last few weeks, there’s been a lot of attention focused on bitcoin cash (BCH) doubling in value and the $ 10 million worth of BCH-based futures being swapped on the Crypto Facilities platform every month. Last […]