Browsing the "Bakkt" Tag

Bakkt Says It’s ‘Cleared to Launch’ Bitcoin Futures Next Month

| Nikhilesh De

Bakkt says it will launch Sept. 23 after receiving a trust charter through the New York State Department of Financial Services.

Seed CX Begins Testing Swap Contracts Settled in Real Bitcoin

| Nikhilesh De

Seed CX has begun testing bitcoin margin swaps with users and is waiting on regulatory approval to launch them.

ICE CEO: Bakkt Will Launch Bitcoin Futures In ‘Very Near Future’

| Nikhilesh De

ICE CEO Jeffrey Sprecher said Bakkt will launch its physically-settled bitcoin futures soon, subject to regulatory approval.

CFTC: LedgerX ‘Not Approved’ to Launch ‘Physical’ Bitcoin Futures

| Nikhilesh De

LedgerX has launched the first physically-settled bitcoin futures contracts in the U.S., beating Bakkt to the punch.

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.

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.

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.

Bakkt Acquires Crypto Custodian, Partners With BNY Mellon on Key Storage

| Nikhilesh De

Bitcoin futures exchange Bakkt has acquired the Digital Asset Custody Company and is working with global bank BNY Mellon on crypto key storage.

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.