bitcoin futures

The initiative is expected to professionalize and legitimize bitcoin as a financial asset.

Bitcoin Price More Volatile Than Ever: From $13,100 to $11,455 in Less Than 24 Hours
July 11th, 2019

From around 14:00 UTC on July 10, Bitcoin fell $962 from its previous price in a little over an hour, landing just above the $12,000 psychological support before another wave of sellers dragged it to a peak low of $11,445.

Fidelity International Exploring Blockchain by Cryptocurrency Testing
July 9th, 2019

Both the European and Asia branches of Fidelity International are exploring the perception of customers towards cryptocurrencies via a newly launched trading simulator specifically designed for digital assets.

CME Group Altering Its Reference Rate for Ether Meaning They Might Be Getting Ready for Futures
July 6th, 2019

CME Group allegedly decided to make changes to its reference rate and index tied to Ethereum. Their sources say it could mean a future tied to the crypto is coming to its marketplace.

CME Registers Record Surge for Its Bitcoin Futures Sign-Ups in June
July 4th, 2019

The CME Group has seen a massive surge in open interest for Bitcoin Futures contracts that also hints towards rising institutional participation.

Binance Enables Cryptocurrency Futures Trading
July 2nd, 2019

Binance decided to enable futures trading. At the Asia Blockchain Summit in Taipei, Changpeng Zhao, founder and CEO of the exchange, showcased a futures trading interface on Binance with features including longs and shorts on crypto assets.

Could Coinbase’s Brusque Market Disruption Be the Reason for Bitcoin’s Sudden Price Dip?
June 27th, 2019

Coinbase, a cryptocurrency exchange recording over $1 million Bitcoin trading volume, experienced a few minutes site crash. Bitcoin price concurrently plunges afterward within a period of 24 hours.

BitMex Hits a Record $16 Billion Volume in a Single Day
June 27th, 2019

Yesterday BitMex reported on Twitter that it hit a record in daily volume as Bitcoin went pass $13,000. BitMex, which is a leading Bitcoin derivatives trading platform, topped $16 billion in volume across its products.

CFTC Lets LedgerX Settle Futures in Actual Bitcoin
June 26th, 2019

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) cleared Bitcoin derivatives provider LedgerX to offer physically settled BTC futures contracts to institutional and retail customers.

Belated ICE-backed Bakkt Bitcoin Futures Beta-Testing Launches in Less than a Month
June 24th, 2019

As ICE Futures Exchange opens its Bitcoin Futures interest, CME concurrently soars in what appears to be a four day all-time high in a row.

Bitcoin Price Could Hit $62K This October, Says Analyst
June 20th, 2019

Here’s how the analysts are predicting higher targets for Bitcoin price based on the strengthening technical charts, growing fundamentals, and higher institutional participation.