bitcoin futures

Bakkt’s President: The Days Of Unregulated Bitcoin Derivatives Exchanges Won’t Last Forever

Bakkt, the Bitcoin Futures trading platform for institutions, had caused a lot of positive noise before its actual launch in mid-2019. The platform is backed by ICE, and since its launch, there is a constant growth in its daily reported traded volume. It had crossed the benchmark of 6,000 delivered Bakkt Bitcoin Futures. Those are...
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Relying on Bitcoin’s Halving Price Pump Could Be a Huge Mistake, Warns Asset Manager

The introduction of bitcoin derivatives has skewed the pricing mechanism of the top cryptocurrency, analyst says. In this environment, there’s no guarantee that the upcoming bitcoin halving will have a positive impact on price. | Image: shutterstock.com Bitcoin Asset manager claims most firms looking to speculate on bitcoin will use derivatives market instead of the...
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Kelly Loeffler Steps Down As Former PayPal Exec Becomes Bakkt’s New CEO

Bakkt, the Bitcoin Futures trading platform of the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), has recently appointed a new CEO as Kelly Loeffler stepped down. The former CPO of the company, Mike Blandina, will take her role, and, at the same time, the former COO, Adam White, will serve as President. New CEO and President of Bakkt Bakkt...
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Europeans Use BitMEX The Most To Trade Bitcoin Futures: Analysis

In the past month, Europeans became extremely dynamic for bitcoin futures trading on BitMEX. It turns out in the latest data analysis, that Europeans use Bitmex for bitcoin futures trading the most and we can see more about it in the upcoming bitcoin news. Activity is still lower taking into consideration the peak trading periods....
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Bitcoin Transactions on the Decline Since June This Year

The level of Bitcoin on-chain activity has declined since June, sliding just as market prices sank from their yearly peak. Transactions also saw a spike in October when BTC touched $10,000 again briefly. On-Chain Bitcoin Transactions Correlate with Exchange Price Action On-chain transactions for BTC often coincide with heightened trading interest. This led to slowing...
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Europeans Trade Bitcoin Futures the Most on BitMEX: Data

In the past month, European business hours became extremely active for bitcoin futures trading on BitMEX futures.  European Traders Pick Up the Slack on BitMEX New data shows European bitcoin traders became active in the past month, making up the bulk of volumes on the BitMEX  XBT/USD perpetual contract. European hours have been the most...
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Bitcoin Exchange BitMEX Sued for $300 Million by Early Investor

Bitcoin and crypto derivatives behemoth BitMEX is being sued for $300 million for providing false equity information to a couple of early investors.  According to recent reports, BitMEX is in hot soup, and so is the exchange’s founder, Arthur Hayes. The bitcoin futures company and its founder are facing a $300 million lawsuit, which accuses...
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Bakkt Launches Bitcoin Options in US, Futures in Asia

Bakkt has launched two new regulated bitcoin derivatives products. Within hours of launch, Bakkt announced that over 1,000 futures contracts had been traded in Asia. The platform now offers four types of regulated bitcoin derivatives products: monthly and daily physically delivered bitcoin futures, cash settled bitcoin futures, and options on monthly bitcoin futures. Also read:...
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Bakkt Cash Settled Bitcoin Futures Creates a Record On ICE Platform

Earlier we reported Bakkt launching USD cash-settled Bitcoin Futures on the ICE futures platform. The ICE Singapore platform has seen great records since this launch. The platform traded over 1,000 Bakkt Bitcoin (USD) Cash Settled Futures contracts since the launch. The Bakkt team took to twitter to announce this exciting news.  The ICE Futures platform...
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Bakkt Releases The First Regulated Bitcoin Options Markets

Bakkt Bitcoin Cash Settled Monthly Futures will be settled against physically delivered Bakkt Bitcoin (USD) Monthly Futures contract from December 9, 2019. The Intercontinental Exchange will roll out two trading options Bitcoin (USD) Options and Bitcoin (USD) Cash Settled Monthly Futures. Bakkt will be big for being the first platform to offer futures settled in...
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What Are Bitcoin Price Gaps? How Can They Affect The Price?

There are many ways in which cryptocurrency trading resembles the traditional ones, but there are just as many differences, as well. That’s why it’s possible to use regular definitions, but they need to be appropriately adjusted and related according to the specifics of cryptocurrencies. Price gaps, for example, are something seen quite regularly within traditional...
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SEC Approves Bitcoin Futures Fund

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has approved an investment fund that will invest in bitcoin futures contracts. SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce calls this move “a bit of progress.” The SEC has also revealed why it decided to approve such a fund. Also read: Swiss Licensed Crypto Bank Expanding Into 9 Markets Bitcoin Futures...
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The Bakkt Bitcoin Futures Aren’t What They Seem to be

Many people have different opinions regarding the Bakkt Bitcoin futures. New information has confirmed these contracts don’t exactly work as advertised. Unlike what many assume, these vehicles are not fully backed by physical Bitcoin. The Real Story Behind the Bakkt Bitcoin Futures That is a rather unusual development for a product that is designed to...
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CME Details Bitcoin Options as Bakkt Options Launch Nears

The battle of the bitcoin futures platforms is heating up. The Chicago Mercantile Exchange has released details of its new BTC options contracts while the launch of Bakkt’s equivalent product is less than a week away. How will bitcoin prices react? More Institutional Bitcoin Products This time two years ago the CME was poised to...
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Bakkt Boss is the Choice for Vacant Georgia Senate Seat

Endorsed by Gov. Brian Kemp, Kelly Loeffler, CEO of the Bakkt bitcoin futures exchange, will be offered a US Senate seat next week,  Bakkt Boss Takes Hot, Disputed Spot in Senate Loeffler will displace the previously offered candidate, U.S. Rep. Doug Collins, defying the expectations for appointing the long-serving congressman. Her appointment has the aim...
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Bitcoin (BTC) Futures Markets Hit $5B Daily Volume

The Bitcoin (BTC) market has evolved to include the simplest kind of derivative financial products – futures contracts. Those markets now reach $5 billion in daily volumes, taking a significant chunk from spot trading markets. Bitcoin Price Discovery Shifts to Futures Markets Bitcoin price discovery mechanisms have shifted in 2019, as the effect of futures...
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Bakkt Futures Volume Sets a New Record, Will BTC Price Surge?

The Bitcoin Futures platform has gained a new record this Thursday. The daily trading volume of Bitcoin Futures has reached a new All-Time-High (ATH) on 27/11/2019. Intercontinental Exchange-owned Bakkt has announced the news on Twitter. A total of 5,671 contracts traded, around $42.52 million on the calendar date. Another tweet from Bakkt claims that this...
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Bakkt Futures Set New Record, 3151 Bitcoin Worth $23M Traded

The Bakkt bitcoin futures contracts peaked to a new high, signaling strong institutional interest in BTC, risk exposure, affinity in ‘physically’ acquiring the underlying asset. Bakkt Bitcoin Futures Set New Record Days After Last Friday’s Peak During a period of high volatility for bitcoin, the futures market picked up in earnest, breaking the previous record...
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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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BTC Futures Data Shows Details About Latest Price Crash

The latest Bitcoin news show that the most dominant cryptocurrency could spend months trading at $5,500 before it finally recovers – which is an analysis from Peter Brandt, one of the best known analysts in the space.As a tweet from Brandt on November 21 showed, the analyst revealed his target for Bitcoin with a floor...
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Bakkt Bitcoin (BTC) Futures New Records: 2718 Contracts Traded After Crash

Predictions come and go during vulnerable times for the entire cryptocurrency market. As the latest Bitcoin news updates show that BTC managed to go to as low as $6,900 on some exchanges before consolidating the losses at $7,200, one analyst predicts a further decline to $6,000 for the most dominant coin.The rough week may translate...
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Bakkt Bitcoin Futures Record: 2728 Contracts Traded Amid BTC Crash

The Bakkt Bitcoin (BTC) futures set a daily trading record, just as the leading coin crashed from $8,000 to under $7,000 within a 24-hour period. Bakkt Activity Shot Up on Day of Rapid Losses for BTC Activity shot up on the Bakkt exchange, from the usual daily interest above 1,400 traded contracts. Open interest exceeded...
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Binance Launched ETH/USDT Futures Contracts with 50x Leverage

With all the negative publicity of the Shanghai office, the Binance exchange has some positive news for the crypto market. The exchange has launched the ETH/USDT futures contract with a range of 0 to 50x leverage. The futures contract are live now, however, on the Binance Testnet. The team got onto twitter to announce the...
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Bakkt Bitcoin Futures Will be Listed on ICE Futures Singapore

The impact of Bakkt’s Bitcoin futures remains to be determined. Despite the overall interest not being optimal, the company will expand its presence to Singapore. Many people still believe Bitcoin futures trading will be beneficial to the cryptocurrency industry. Bakkt Bitcoin Futures Come to Singapore Others see it as another way for the naysayers to...
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Bakkt Cash-Settled Bitcoin Futures To Launch On December 9th

The Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) announced today that its Bitcoin Futures trading platform, Bakkt, will be launching a cash-settled contract. Starting from December 9th, they will be listed on the ICE Futures Singapore. It’s interesting to see how and if this will have an impact on Bitcoin’s price, given what has happened before. Bakkt Futures Contract...
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OKEx Exchange to Launch USDT-margined Futures Globally

The most trusted Digital Asset Exchange OKEx has announced the launch of their USDT- margined futures in a blog post. Traders have received this news positively worldwide. The exchange had earlier announced these futures launch, however, a date was not set. The USDT-margined futures lean towards BTC at the moment. However, it also supports ETH,...
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OKEx Expands Product Offering With Tether-Margined BTC Futures

Alternative Airlines is the name of the latest travel company which makes headlines in the cryptonews section. As the updates show, this UK travel company has partnered with the cryptocurrency service Utrust to facilitate payments with crypto.On November 13, the Switzerland-based firm and digital payments processor Utrust announced a new partnership with the first merchant...
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Bakkt Will Offer Cash-Settled Bitcoin Futures to Singapore Before 2020

Adam White, Bakkt COO, has said that top researchers from ICE are already at work to add the innovative cash-settled Bitcoin futures. ICE Clear Singapore will be offering a new type of Bitcoin futures. Those are cash-settled ones, thus will also be available via ICE Futures. Venture funds from across Earth show their intent to...
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CME Group to Finalize the Launch of Its Bitcoin Options in January 2020

The CME Group has announced an official date for the launch of its Bitcoin options citing massive customer demand and growing interest for Bitcoin exposure. While the news about CME Group launching options for its Bitcoin futures contracts has been making rounds for the last few, it has now been confirmed officially. The derivatives platform...
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Bitcoin 90-Day Volume Breaks Bullish Above Peak 2017 Levels

The Bitcoin market has recently surpassed the activity levels of late 2017, when BTC started its historical rally that shot prices to an all-time high above $19,900. Futures Markets Take Over Spot Trading This time, the BTC market has made a complete recovery from the low volumes in January. The biggest boost comes from the...
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