Surging open interest in crypto derivatives suggests investors are seeking alpha in other investments, like bitcoin, said the co-founder of an index fund provider.
The market for Bitcoin futures snapped back into life on Monday as the cryptocurrency’s price surged up to an 11-month high.
Trading activity in bitcoin futures listed on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange has cooled as the top cryptocurrency languishes in the price doldrums.
Surging open interest on bitcoin futures and options contracts might well be a sign that a breakout could be imminent.
BTSE’s new perpetual futures contract tracks the value of tether gold tokens priced in bitcoin.
ErisX is launching physically settled ether futures contracts, it announced Monday.
The crypto derivatives market is helping to hedge the uncertainty on which way the bitcoin market will go when miners have less revenue post-halving.
Bitcoin is quickly gathering upward momentum alongside a surge in open positions on CME futures.
Traditional markets continue to get whalloped on terrible economic numbers while bitcoin holds ground ahead of the halving.
Bitcoin futures premiums have jumped into “contango” levels, a bullish signal.
There’s a “general expectation for a pick up in volatility” around CME expiry.
Open interest in bitcoin futures listed on the CME has recovered significantly from March’s lows, signaling a resurgence of institutional participation.
While bitcoin hit fresh three-month highs on Wednesday, open interest in monthly bitcoin futures on the Intercontinental Exchange’s (ICE) Bakkt platform jumped to record highs.
The exchange has added a feature allowing users put up their crypto holdings as collateral to fund futures trading.
The exchange is adjusting its fee structure to incentivize market makers to add liquidity on its futures platform.
Kraken Futures is ramping up its Russian expansion with the hiring of a new representative, ICBIT founder Aleksey Bragin.
ErisX plans to work with futures commission merchants and brokerages starting next year, allowing investors hoping to trade its physically-settled bitcoin futures an alternative to Bakkt
Bakkt’s new options and cash-settled bitcoin futures products have just gone live, joining its three-month-old physical futures contracts.
Bakkt, the bitcoin subsidiary of NYSE owner ICE, has announced the launch date and specs for its Singapore-listed, cash-delivered bitcoin futures.
Derivatives exchange FTX has launched an index of eight popular Chinese cryptocurrencies, as well as futures offering exposure to the basket.