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CME’s Futures Options Sprinted Out of the Gate but a Marathon Lies Ahead

Analysis In the two years since it launched cash-settled Bitcoin futures, CME has firmly established itself as a leader in the regulated crypto derivatives space despite not always being the first to market. In December 2017, it launched regulated Bitcoin futures a week after rival exchange CBOE. ..

US Bitcoin Derivatives Market, Highlights of 2019

New Year Special The United States Bitcoin (BTC) derivatives market witnessed a slew of developments in 2019 as “old players” set trading volume records and “new players” introduced novel market products. After months of regulatory maneuvering, Bakkt finally launched and has gone on to post record..

Is Crypto Exchange ErisX Planning Launch of Futures Trading Tomorrow?

News Chicago-based crypto exchange ErisX has notified its members and participants that it will start trading futures digital currency products in a strangely low-key announcement. On Dec. 16, ErisX reached out to its members, informing them of its intent to start trading crypto futures tomorrow, ..

Wall St. to Washington: Bakkt Launches New Products, CEO Joins Senate

Analysis Earlier this week, institutional Bitcoin (BTC) futures platform Bakkt launched two new financial products: the first United States-regulated BTC options and cash-settled futures. The announcement came just three months after the project went live with its physically delivered futures, fol..

French-Regulated Napoleon Bitcoin Fund Linked to CME Futures

News Paris-based asset management firm Napoleon AM announced the launch of a regulated Bitcoin (BTC) fund, the Napoleon Bitcoin Fund. The company announced in a press release that the fund was created on Nov. 8 and is a specialized professional fund under French law. The company claims that its pr..

Binance Futures Hits $2.7B All-Time High as Firm Adds Futures on iOS

News Binance, the second-biggest cryptocurrency exchange by daily trading volume at press time, now supports Bitcoin (BTC) futures trading on its new iOS app. After Binance initially launched its two futures testnet platforms on Sept. 2, the exchange now allows its users to trade Bitcoin and Ether..

Bakkt Launches 1st Regulated BTC Options as CEO Enters US Senate

News The Intercontinental Exchange (ICE)’s digital asset platform Bakkt has launched the first regulated Bitcoin (BTC) options and cash-settled futures in the United States. According to an announcement on Dec. 9, Bakkt is now using its physically settled Bitcoin contracts as a benchmark to build ..

US SEC Approves BTC Futures Fund to Offer Shares to Institutional Investors

News Bitcoin (BTC) futures-focused NYDIG Bitcoin Strategy Fund has procured approval from the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), entitling it with the right to offer its shares to institutional investors. According to an SEC filing that came into effect on Dec. 2, the New York..

Bakkt Bitcoin Futures Open Interest Hits New All-Time High of $6.54M

News Bitcoin (BTC) futures open interest on digital asset platform Bakkt has hit a new all-time high. According to a Dec. 3 Twitter post published on Dec. 3 by Bakkt Volume Bot — a Twitter account dedicated to reporting Bakkt trading volumes — Monday’s open interest on Bakkt Bitcoin futures reache..

Andreas Antonopoulos: CME’s Bitcoin Futures Likely Surpressing Price

If you were around in the cryptocurrency community during December 2017, you likely remember the craze that existed in this market. Back then, everyone and their mother was talking about Bitcoin; you literally couldn’t get away from the conversations about blockchains or the latest “hot” altcoin. B..

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