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Bitcoin warehouse and Intercontinental Exchange subsidiary Bakkt officially has a new head.
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Crypto exchange Bakkt’s chief executive Kelly Loeffler has reportedly been picked by Governor Brian Kemp to serve in the U.S. Senate until the special election in November 2020. Loeffler will likely be asked next week to serve as the replacement of U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, who has announced plans to vacate his senate seat on […]
Bakkt, the bitcoin subsidiary of NYSE owner ICE, has announced the launch date and specs for its Singapore-listed, cash-delivered bitcoin futures.
Galaxy Digital is tapping Bakkt and Fidelity Digital Assets to store the bitcoin for its two new funds.
Bakkt aims to offer cash-settled bitcoin futures before 2020 to complement its physically settled contracts.
The ICE subsidiary plans to open up its bitcoin “warehouse” following approval from New York’s financial watchdog.
Bitcoin might become “digital gold,” but first it needs to be used more in everyday business, said the Intercontinental Exchange’s chief executive.
Bakkt says it’s launching a consumer app next year that will let customers pay crypto at Starbucks.
Bakkt plans to add options on its physically delivered bitcoin futures in December.
Crypto fund Galaxy Digital and OTC trader XBTO have conducted the first-ever block trade of Bakkt’s bitcoin futures contract.
It’s way too soon to write off Bakkt, despite the bitcoin futures market’s disappointingly slow start, equity analysts at Oppenheimer & Co. said.
Just 623 bitcoin futures contracts were traded during Bakkt’s debut week.
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Bakkt COO Adam White said retail investors will be able to trade its newly launched bitcoin futures, which posted a lackluster first day.