Tag: Futures

Bakkt’s Bitcoin Futures Shatters Records Amid Spot Market Turmoil

Bakkt’s Bitcoin Futures Shatters Records Amid Spot Market Turmoil Bakkt’s bitcoin core (BTC) futures product saw another all-time high as the spot market price of BTC plummeted under $ 7,000 on Friday morning, Nov. 22. Bakkt saw 2,728 contracts traded ($ 20 million) and $ 1.75 million in open interest […]

CME Bitcoin Futures Sees Institutional Interest and Demand from Asia

CME Bitcoin Futures Sees Institutional Interest and Demand from Asia Global markets business CME Group said that institutional interest toward the firm’s Bitcoin futures is thriving and 2019’s third-quarter data showed a record number of open interest. Moreover, despite the lackluster start, the Intercontinental Exchange’s (ICE) Bakkt platform has seen […]

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 […]