Bitcoin News Roundup for Oct. 5, 2020

With interest in bitcoin futures falling to their lowest level since May, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back for your latest crypto news roundup!

Oct 5, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. UTC
Updated Sep 14, 2021 at 10:04 a.m. UTC

With interest in bitcoin futures falling to their lowest level since May, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back for your latest crypto news roundup!

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Today's Stories:

Institutional interest in bitcoin futures has plummeted as the DeFi explosion made carry trades less attractive, said Bequant's Denis Vinokourov. 

Miners generated an estimated $328 million in September.

SEC Chairman Jay Clayton expressed an openness to a tokenized exchange-traded fund.

In a bid to raise awareness, the Chamber of Digital Commerce’s PAC is contributing $50 in bitcoin to the campaign of incumbent members of Congress in both legislative houses.


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