Browsing the "bitcoin futures" Tag

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.

Regulators Ready to Approve Ethereum Futures, CFTC Insider Says

| Nikhilesh De

The CFTC is willing to approve an ether futures contract – provided it ticks all the right boxes, a senior official told CoinDesk.

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.

When Bakkt? Bitcoin Futures Market’s Approval Appears Stuck in Limbo

| Nikhilesh De

More than six months since ICE revealed its vision for Bakkt, the bitcoin futures market is still awaiting regulatory approval.

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‘No Change’ to Bitcoin Futures Plans, CME Says, as Cboe Pulls Back

| Anna Baydakova

CME says it has "no changes" in store for its bitcoin futures contract, following retrenchment by rival Cboe.

ETF Tied to Bitcoin Futures Withdrawn After SEC Staff Request

| Nikhilesh De

The withdrawal of a proposed ETF that would have had exposure to bitcoin futures comes just days after its submission to the SEC.

New Proposed ETF Would Mix Bitcoin Futures With Sovereign Debt

| Nikhilesh De

An ETF proposal filed Monday would invest in bitcoin futures and the sovereign debt of several developed countries.

$182 Million: ICE’s Bitcoin Startup Bakkt Announces Massive Fundraise

| Brady Dale

The New York Stock Exchange–affiliated Bakkt completes its first fundraising round, with 12 partners.

Launch of Bakkt Bitcoin Futures Market May Get Postponed Again

| Marc Hochstein

It's unlikely the CFTC will act in time for ICE to launch Bakkt as planned on Jan. 24, CoinDesk has learned.

Nasdaq, VanEck Partner to Launch ‘Crypto 2.0’ Futures Contracts

| Christine Kim

The second largest stock exchange in the world - NASDAQ - is partnering with investment management firm VanEck to bring to market a new generation of…