Browsing the "Bakkt" Tag

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.

It’s Too Soon to Write Off Bakkt, Wall Street Analyst Tells ICE Investors

| Nathan DiCamillo

It’s way too soon to write off Bakkt, despite the bitcoin futures market’s disappointingly slow start, equity analysts at Oppenheimer & Co. said.

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.

LedgerX Claims ‘Personal Animus’ Drove Ex-CFTC Chair to Stall Approvals

| Nikhilesh De

LedgerX claims former CFTC Chairman Christopher Giancarlo threatened the company for personal reasons, two letters obtained by CoinDesk reveal.

How Leverage Can Help With Bitcoin’s Price Discovery

| Sebastian Sinclair

Leveraged and margin trading can help boost demand for an asset, increasing liquidity within a given market.

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…

Bakkt to Require $3.9K Down Payment on Bitcoin Futures Contracts

| Nikhilesh De

Bakkt has revealed the initial margin requirements for its bitcoin futures contracts ahead of a scheduled Sept. 23 launch.

Customers Can Deposit Bitcoin to Bakkt’s Warehouse Starting Next Week

| Nikhilesh De

Bakkt said Wednesday it would start offering customers access to its secure bitcoin storage warehouse starting Sept. 6.