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CME Says Bitcoin Futures Gaining Interest From Big Investors

| Brad Keoun

The CME touts the success of its bitcoin futures contract, as the battle for institutional investors heats up thanks to competition from Bakkt.

Galaxy Digital, XBTO Just Made the First Block Trade of Bakkt Bitcoin Futures

| William Foxley

Crypto fund Galaxy Digital and OTC trader XBTO have conducted the first-ever block trade of Bakkt's bitcoin futures contract.

Asset Manager Stone Ridge Files SEC Prospectus for Bitcoin Futures Fund

| William Foxley

The firm's SEC prospectus details a cash-settled bitcoin futures fund offering 100,000 shares at $10 apiece.

Trading Volume for Bakkt’s Bitcoin Futures Hit Just $5 Million in First Week

| Brad Keoun

Just 623 bitcoin futures contracts were traded during Bakkt's debut week.

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Bakkt’s Slow Start Doesn’t Mean Bitcoin Futures Have Flopped

| Galen Moore

The tepid reception to Bakkt's physically delivered futures contracts is not a surprise, nor does it mean they are a failure.

Bakkt’s Bitcoin Futures Already Open to Retail Investors, COO Says

| Nikhilesh De

Bakkt COO Adam White said retail investors will be able to trade its newly launched bitcoin futures, which posted a lackluster first day.

Bakkt Exchange’s Bitcoin Futures See Slow Start on First Day of Trading

| Sebastian Sinclair

Trading of Bakkt's physically-backed bitcoin futures kicked off today, with 28 contracts having changed hands so far.

Bakkt Is Finally Launching Its Bitcoin Futures Today. Here’s What to Expect

| Nikhilesh De

Bakkt is finally launching Monday. Here’s what to expect from bitcoin’s first regulated, physically settled, institutionally focused futures…

CFTC Taps Coinbase Lawyer to Head Division Overseeing Bitcoin Futures

| Nikhilesh De

New CFTC Chairman Heath Tarbert has named Coinbase general counsel Dorothy DeWitt as the agency's new director of market oversight.

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CME Files to Double Monthly Bitcoin Futures Open Position Limit to 10K BTC

| Nikhilesh De

CME Group wants to double the maximum number of bitcoin futures contracts traders can buy for each month.