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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 Bitcoin Futures Reach Record High as BTC Options Launch Nears

Bitcoin prices may be way down from this year’s peak but institutional investment is showing no signs of slowing down. Futures contracts are naturally a little different to buying and holding BTC but Bakkt keeps breaking the records with their products.Big Bitcoin Futures Day For BakktFrom a slow start momentum for Bakkt physically settled Bitcoin...
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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 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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Bakkt BTC Custody Now Available For All Institutional Clients

The Bitcoin news updates this Monday show that the price of the leading cryptocurrency is still retracing from its previous month peak at $10,500 – and is now trading in the $8,700 region. In fact, we can see that Bitcoin returns to this target after a new downturn prevented it from staying above the $9,000...
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Is Bitcoin’s Current Weight Loss Related to Bakkt’s Volume Weight Gain?

Bakkt has set a new all-time high in traded volumes as it has done a few times recently, while BTC has lost some of its weight in pretty much the same period. Yesterday, Bakkt set a new record high just as the Bitcoin price fell as it’s wont to do. While the two events are...
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Bakkt is Expected to Make a Huge Splash in November after Underperforming

Bitcoin futures platform Bakkt picks up and is expected to make a splash in the crypto space. Many people within the crypto space had expected the new kid on the block when it comes to cryptocurrency securities, exchanges, and other related instruments to drive the cryptocurrency sentiments to new highs, however, the reverse has been...
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Merchants and Users Might Accept Bitcoin Directly, Says ICE CEO

ICE CEO said all types of financial institutions are talking to Bakkt to explore the possibility of adopting its offering. It’s planned to launch a consumer app in early 2020. Bitcoin may have different names and “digital gold” is surely one of them. However, if it’s to believe Intercontinental Exchange’s chief executive’s words, it first...
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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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ICE Will Start Testing Its Bitcoin Payment App With Starbucks

In the latest Bitcoin price news, we can jump back to the Bitcoin 4Chan Anon prophecy which was made a while ago, suggesting that the price of the leading cryptocurrency will jump to $16,000 at the end of this month of October.What’s interesting is the fact that we saw a major rally for Bitcoin this...
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Coffee for Crypto? ICE to Launch Bitcoin Consumer App with Starbucks

The Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) is eyeing the first half of 2020 to begin testing of its consumer-facing Bitcoin payment application. The company will be working with its partner Starbucks to bring the app to life.The financial markets company’s first foray into the world of digital assets was the recently launched Bakkt platform, which offers physically-settled...
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Bakkt Announces Starbucks as First Partner for Consumer App to Be Launched in 2020

Bakkt has announced that next year it will release an app to help consumers and merchants handle business transactions with digital assets. Bakkt is currently looking to help its retail community to trade cryptocurrencies as seamlessly as possible. The platform has decided to do this with the launch of a consumer-focused app that will help...
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Mike Novogratz’s Galaxy Digital Schedule to Unveil 2 New Bitcoin Funds in November

It has been revealed that Galaxy Digital plans to launch new Bitcoin funds in November. On October 23, a severe crypto crash struck leaving Bitcoin hovering around the $7,500 level. Many of the investors said that they never thought this kind of buying opportunity would come again. Now, market leaders believe that the Bitcoin price...
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Was Boring Bakkt Launch Institutional Investors Waiting To Buy the Dip in Bitcoin?

After a long wait and endless hype, the Bakkt Bitcoin trading platform went live on September 23, 2019.The post appeared first on NewsBTC
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Bakkt Announces Bitcoin Options After Record-Breaking Futures Volumes

On October 23, Bakkt’s physically-settled bitcoin futures contracts touched an all-time high with 640 BTC ($4.8 million) swapped on the exchange. Coincidentally, the futures action started after BTC prices plummeted to $7,365 across global exchanges. After the record-setting day, Bakkt CEO Kelly Loeffler revealed the trading platform will offer options on bitcoin futures this December....
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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 an increase in interest with the company’s physically-settled bitcoin futures product. Also read: Honestnode Founder...
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After disappointing Q3 for Bitcoin, Q4 trajectory seems undecided

Green or red? As the year comes to a close with the start of the final quarter, Bitcoin is still hinged at $8,000. Beginning the year at $3,300, the king coin took a while to get going, and once it did, it was a green parade. The second quarter of the year was inaugurated by...
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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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Bitcoin Price Goes Below $8,000 as the Cryptospace Experiences a Squeeze

Bitcoin price goes below $8,000 for the first time in months. Major altcoins, however, still seem to be unaffected by BTC price fall, as they show mixed reactions. In what seems to be a return to bearish tendencies, Bitcoin price has dipped below $8,000 overnight, fortunately, major altcoins haven’t followed suit this time. At the...
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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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Bakkt First Week Volume Comparable to 4 Minutes Of Bitcoin Trading On Other Exchanges

Last week marked the long-anticipated arrival of Intercontinental Exchange’s first foray into the crypto space with the launch of a Bitcoin futures trading desk called Bakkt.The post appeared first on NewsBTC
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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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JP Morgan on What Caused Bitcoin Price Crash to $8,000

Bitcoin (BTC) hasn’t had the best week. In fact, the cryptocurrency is set to close down some 20% on the week, which is one of the asset’s worst performances since the bearish capitulation seen in November of last year. A bit late to the party, JP Morgan recently came out with its analysis of the...
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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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What Is Bakkt & How Will it Change the Cryptocurrency World?

Attracting institutional investment money seems to be the new holy grail of cryptocurrency, just shy of Mainstream acceptance. There are powers of money floating through the institutional investment sphere, currently tied up in stocks, bonds, and other financial instruments. Bringing that money into cryptocurrency would increase the total market cap of the sphere by orders...
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