Bakkt Bitcoin Futures

What Is Bakkt? | Importance and Market Impact in 2020

Today, we will be taking a look at the Bakkt futures platform and analyze what impact it could have on the crypto market in 2020. What Is Bakkt? Bakkt is an open platform that aims to offer a diversified range of cryptocurrency services, including trading and warehousing. Bakkt was founded by the same company that...
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Bakkt’s BTC Futures Volume Boosts Interest For Institutional Investors

Traders are purchasing the latest bitcoin dip in Malaysia and the Philippines since they are confident that bitcoin has seen a new low good enough to invest in as per the latest reports in the cryptocurrency news today.Trading on peer-to-peer site Paxful reached a monumental decrease this week in bitcoin trading in the Philippines despite...
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Bakkt Bitcoin Futures Continue To Gather Momentum Despite BTC Dump

Bitcoin sinks below the $8,800 level and brought the rest of the crypto market along. The leading cryptocurrency got down by more than 4 percent and we are reading further to see more of the price action in the Bitcoin price news today.Ethereum got down by 1.69 percent at $183, XRP as well decreased by...
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CME Group Publishes Bitcoin Options Specifications

In mid-September, the foreign exchange company CME Group announced the launch of options on its bitcoin futures contracts in Q1 2020, pending regulatory review. CME Group executive Tim McCourt said there was “increasing client demand” for the firm’s bitcoin derivatives and now the company has published specifications for the options products. Also Read: French Ministry...
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Will Bakkt’s Bitcoin Options Change the Cryptocurrency Industry?

Since Bakkt has launched its physically settled Bitcoin futures platform, it has opened new landscapes for investors. What will BTC options change? To refresh our memory, Bakkt, which is backed by New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), recently in late September launched its long-awaited Bitcoin Futures platform, where investors and traders...
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Bakkt Set to Beat CME in Bitcoin Options Race as BTC Futures Volume Explodes 800%

After Bitcoin futures on the ICE Bakkt platform surged by almost 800% in a day, reports emerged that it is seeking to jump ahead of the CME group to release a Bitcoin options contract. The Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) in conjunction with their Bitcoin futures platform Bakkt is reportedly seeking to jump ahead of the CME...
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Galaxy Digital and XBTO Making First Block Trade of Bakkt Bitcoin Futures

Intercontinental Exchange has completed the first block trade of Bakkt Bitcoin futures contracts which was executed between digital assets merchant bank Galaxy Digital and crypto investment firm XBTO. Cryptocurrency investment fund Galaxy Digital and over-the-counter (OTC) trading firm XBTO announced they have managed to organize the first block trade ever of Bakkt’s Bitcoin futures contract....
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It is Too Early to Consider Bakkt a Flop, Wall Street Analyst Says

Photo: Coinspeaker The much-anticipated Bakkt platform was finally launched last month. However, it was not all pomp and color in that world once trading started on this platform. As we highlighted earlier, the Bakkt Bitcoin futures contracts saw very lukewarm response from investors. With one week since its launch, the Bakkt futures contracts have just...
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Bakkt Continues to Have Disappointing Volumes

The new Bakkt Bitcoin futures saw a decrease of -79 percent yesterday in terms of exchanges, with just 28 BTC-worth of contracts being traded throughout the entire day. Even though the much-anticipated Bakkt futures exchange was expected to have a slower build-up for their trading volume, things do not seem to be looking up as...
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First Week Performance of Bakkt’s Bitcoin Futures Remains Disappointing

Bakkt’s entry into the crypto space remains disappointing so far in the first week of its Bitcoin Futures launch. Bakkt’s performance has also resulted in the Bitcoin price crash last week, according to some experts. Last week, the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) launched its regulated Bitcoin Futures contracts. While there was a lot of buzz before...
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Bakkt Hits $5 Million As First Week Of BTC Futures Trading Passes

The Intercontinental Exchange and its highly anticipated BTC futures contract have had a fabulous week. As we can see from the latest cryptocurrency news, Bakkt hits $5 million in its first week of Bitcoin futures trading – and the daily product traded fewer than five contracts over the course of this first week. According to...
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Bakkt’s Launch Caused Bitcoin Price Loss, Says JPMorgan Analysts

Analysts from JPMorgan have suggested that Bakkt is largely the reason why Bitcoin price fell below $8,000 last week. Even though activity has picked up a bit, the market is still a little discouraged.  After quite a long period of incubation and regulatory pursuits, the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), eventually launched its Bakkt’s Bitcoin futures contracts...
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Bitcoin Price Tanks Below $8000 in Another Market Bloodbath

Bitcoin price fails to hold the $8000 level support and slips below as the mounting selling pressure hint towards further downside ahead in the short term. Over the last one week, Bitcoin price has lost 20% of its valuation with its price going from above $10,000 to now below $8000 levels. The BTC price is...
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Bitcoin Keeps Bleeding and Drops Below $8,000, Further Losses Possible

Bitcoin price has dropped below the $8,000 and analysts believe that the $7,500 zone is now vulnerable but the cause for this abrupt and sharp drop is yet to be determined conclusively. Just when it seemed like it could not get worse for the Bitcoin HODLERS, the BTC price plunges further. According to data from...
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Bitcoin Price Slips Further Below $8000, CME Bitcoin Futures Manipulation Suspected

Arcane Research has found a systematic pattern of shorting just before the CME Bitcoin Futures settlement every month, since January 2018. Thus, the speculations of manipulation are being weighed-in. This week has turned to be a major disappointment for Bitcoin investors as Bitcoin price lost 20% by now. Earlier on Wednesday, September 25, Bitcoin lost...
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Bitcoin Price Could Test $7,500 Support, Are Institutional Investors Behind this Plunge?

Reports show some evidence, though not conclusive, that institutional investors may have played a role in the recent Bitcoin price drop with many expecting it to test the $7,500 support before recovering. Bitcoin and the entire crypto markets arena are in chaos currently after an abrupt drop in Bitcoin network’s hash rate that resulted in...
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Plummeted Bitcoin Hash Rate: Coincidence or Conspiration?

Bitcoin’s hash rate has tumbled about 40% on September 23, which is a record. The crash remains unexplained and surprising, given that the hash rate used to move upwards and update the record high again and again. Bitcoin’s (BTC) network hash rate dipped a record 40% on Sept. 23, that pretty much shook the network....
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Bitcoin and Altcoins Lose Steam as Bakkt Records Poor Start Amidst Today’s Crypto Congress Hearing

After Bakkt officially launched its futures contract offering yesterday, the market seemed to lose some weight, disappointing general expectations. The market is also anxious about today’s Congress hearing. When Bakkt was first announced last year, the entire crypto community welcomed it as a great addition to the sector, hoping that it will have enough power...
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Bakkt Bitcoin Futures Gets Mild-Response On Day 1, BTC Price Drops Below $9800

Bakkt Bitcoin Futures traded 73 contracts on the first day while getting a lukewarm response from the market. Experts said that Bakkt futures would see an incremental demand going ahead. On Monday, September, Bakkt announced the commencement of the trading facility for its physically-settled Bitcoin Futures contracts. Bakkt‘s Bitcoin Futures contracts offer both, daily contracts...
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Bitcoin Trading on ICE’s Bakkt Futures Platform Breaks $290,000 Barrier

With Bakkt trading 29 Bitcoin Futures contracts as of writing, experts say that Bakkt will see a gradual scale-up and incremental demand due to its nature of physical delivery. Earlier today, Bakkt announced the live trading for its much-awaited Bitcoin Futures contracts. Bakkt Bitcoin Futures Contracts come with daily and monthly settlement periods along with...
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Bakkt Is Finally Live with Bitcoin Futures Contract

ICE‘s long-awaited  Bakkt platform is finally live, with its Bitcoin Futures contracts being launched today, September 23. The Bitcoin Futures contracts of Bakkt have gone live today after the U.S. Commodities and Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) allowed the exchange to operate last month. The physically delivered Bakkt bitcoin futures contracts just began trading a few...
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Trading for Bakkt Bitcoin Futures Goes Live But Bitcoin Price Tanks Below $10,000

Bakkt’s Bitcoin Futures contracts are available in two options ‘Daily and Monthly contracts’ will settlements taking place in physical Bitcoin tokens. ICE‘s Bakkt platform has finally announced its Bitcoin Futures contracts going live today, September 23. Bakkt‘s Bitcoin Futures launch comes as per its earlier announced schedule after the U.S. Commodities and Futures Trading Commission...
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Bakkt Launches Physically Delivered BTC Futures

Photo: Shutterstock Let’s investigate. To encourage the participation of institutions in Bitcoin, in 2018, Bakkt announced their plans to address such well-known issues as AML/KYC, security breaches, lack of regulation, a volatile asset price, etc. Now, with fraudulent trading gapped and collateral in place, Bakkt is ready to launch since they have received all the...
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Will Bakkt Cause Cryptocurrency Markets to Explode? PrimeXBT Research

New research from PrimeXBT shows the potential impact that Bakkt will have on the crypto market and if it can help cause Bitcoin to reach the price projections that the crypto community hopes for. Only a few days remain before the launch of the long-awaited and much anticipated Bakkt trading platform, which will bring large...
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Industry Analysts and Experts Say: Bitcoin Price is in Front of a Massive Move

A couple of days ago, the price of Bitcoin failed to go past the $10,500 and now is heading for $10,000. Mining difficulty is rising, Bakkt is soon set to launch and huge amounts of Bitcoin is being moved around. Which way is Bitcoin heading? Many industry experts are now speculating on Bitcoin price as...
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CME Group Seeks CFTC Permission to Double Its Bitcoin Futures Trading Cap

Photo: Shutterstock The Chicago Mercantile Group (CME) has seen a massive surge in the trading volumes for its Bitcoin futures contracts, over the last few months. Taking a step ahead, the CME group has requested the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to allow it to double the trading limits from 5000 BTC to 10,000...
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CME Requests x2 Bitcoin Futures Capacity By CFTC As Interest Soars

The latest cryptocurrency news show that Bitcoin is rebounding and that the market is in a good position. Speaking of, the Bitcoin price remained well supported above the $10,000 level against the US dollar. The price has been trading nicely above the $10,250 resistance but might struggle near $10,500. Now that Bitcoin is rebounding, we...
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BNY Mellon Officially Named as Transfer Agent for Bitwise’s Proposed Bitcoin ETF

Photo: Bitwise / Twitter Bitwise has tapped into the experience of the Bank of New York Mellon. It has appointed the BNY Mellon to serve as the administrator and transfer agent for its forthcoming Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF). Bitwise filed an amendment to its Bitwise Bitcoin ETF S-1 form on September 11. It then submitted...
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Only One Week Until Bakkt Launch

The crypto world is preparing for the bullish season as there are only seven days left until the Bakkt launch. Bitcoin quant expert Plan B tweeted that there are only 7 business days left until ICE will be able to offer physically-settled Bitcoin futures. This is good news for Bakkt investors, as there have been...
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Bakkt Exec: We Will Play a Disruptive Role in the Bitcoin Market

Bakkt’s COO, according to a recently released statement, believes that the company will be a game-changer for the crypto market in general. Bitcoin Daily & Monthly Futures will launch on September the 23rd. For a while now, one of the most anticipated events in the crypto sector has been the official launch of Bakkt which...
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