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Bakkt Is Scheduled to Start Testing Its Bitcoin Futures Contracts Today

| Nikhilesh De

Bakkt is scheduled to begin testing its bitcoin futures contracts Monday, more than six months after its originally planned launch date.

June Sets Records for CME Bitcoin Futures as Sign-Ups Surge 30%

| Sebastian Sinclair

CME's bitcoin futures product is increasing in popularity, with June setting a record for open interest amid a surge of new account sign-ups.

Bakkt Reveals Bitcoin Futures Contract Details Ahead of July Test Date

| Nikhilesh De

Bakkt will begin user testing of its bitcoin futures contracts on July 22, revealing new contract specifications on Thursday.

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May Was Best Month for CME Bitcoin Futures Volume Since 2017

| Sebastian Sinclair

May was the best month for derivatives giant CME's bitcoin futures volume since its 2017 launch

Open Bets On CME’s Bitcoin Futures Hit Record High

| Sebastian Sinclair

CME Bitcoin Futures have hit a record high in open interest at 5,190, up seven percent on the week prior, data from the CFTC shows.

Bakkt Sets July Test Date for Bitcoin Futures

| Nikhilesh De

Bakkt announced Monday it would be testing its bitcoin futures products in July after "working closely" with the CFTC.

Crypto ‘Winter’ Is Giving Bakkt’s Bitcoin Futures Plan a Boost, ICE Chief Says

| Nikhilesh De

ICE CEO Jeffrey Sprecher says crypto winter has been "helpful" to bitcoin futures exchange Bakkt by letting it buy firms on the cheap.

CFTC Chair Giancarlo Hints at What’s Holding Back Bakkt’s Bitcoin Futures

| Nikhilesh De

Speaking generally about crypto regulation, the CFTC’s chairman offered clues about the delay at bitcoin futures exchange Bakkt.

LedgerX Reveals Bid to Beat Bakkt to Physical Bitcoin Futures Launch

| Nikhilesh De

Crypto derivatives provider LedgerX plans to become the first U.S. firm to offer physically settled bitcoin futures contracts.

Bitcoin Futures Exchange Bakkt Hires PayPal, Google Vet as Product Chief

| Nikhilesh De

Bitcoin futures platform Bakkt has brought Google Wallet and PayPal vet Mike Blandina as its chief product officer.