Bitcoin Hashrate Futures Coming in 2020, Mining Boom Inbound?

Mining companies may benefit from a growing market for Bitcoin (BTC) derivatives to finance and support their power-hungry operations. In 2019, despite price fluctuations, mining activity remains near all-time highs. Bitcoin Mining Turned into Large-Scale Business Mining is becoming large-scale…

XRP, Ethereum Classic Futures Debut on OKEx

OKEx added two more futures products to its portfolio, offering a settlement in Tether (USDT). The futures for XRP, Ethereum Classic (ETC), as well as TRON (TRX) and Bitcoin SV (BSV) will be added to earlier products for Bitcoin (BTC),…

Bakkt Futures Traders Avoid Physical Bitcoin Delivery

The hope that Bakkt futures traders would seek out physical delivery settlement to become Bitcoin (BTC) holders may be unfounded. So far, futures traders prefer to roll over their contracts before expiration. Bakkt Traders Roll Over and Refuse BTC Delivery…

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…

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…

Bakkt Parent Firm ICE Brings Bitcoin ‘Cash-Settled’ Futures to Singapore

Bitcoin’s ‘cash-settled’ futures market is coming to Singapore. ICE, the operator behind Bakkt’s BTC futures firm, has chosen to offer this new product, which will be traded on ICE Futures Singapore. Bitcoin Cash Settled Futures Appeals to Institutional Clients Bakkt…

OKEx Expands Derivatives Line With Tether-Margined Bitcoin Futures

Malta-based, OKEx, which describes itself as ‘the world’s largest futures cryptocurrency exchange’, has just expanded its product offering, to include Tether-Margined Bitcoin Futures. The launch follows a successful simulation period, which began on Nov 5. Advantages Of Using Tether The…

Bakkt Records Second Highest Bitcoin Futures Volume Since Launch

Bakkt saw an overnight spike in Bitcoin futures trading volumes, despite the relatively sluggish price action. BTC’s trek to above the $9,400 mark inspired futures markets to gain activity. Bakkt Grows its Bitcoin Futures Activity Slowly The Bakkt Bitcoin futures…

$150M Binance Futures Manipulation Lawsuit is ‘Nuisance’: FTX

Alameda Research, FTX’s parent company has called out the $150 million lawsuit slapped on it for manipulating markets as utter ‘nuisance’. The class-action is based on a September 15 event, in which the smaller futures exchange attempted an attack against…

You Can Now Trade Binance Bitcoin Futures On Android App

Binance futures trading is hitting all-time highs. Now, to further facilitate trading, the leading exchange has updated its mobile application. This update allows users to increase their trading position at up to 125:1 leverage. Futures Trading Hits All-Time Highs On…