Browsing the "Futures" Tag

cme, mccourt

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.

Public Perceptions of the Bitcoin Spot Market Are Wrong, Says Bitwise

| Yogita Khatri

The bitcoin spot market is “significantly" smaller and more efficient than is generally perceived, says a Bitwise paper sent as comment to the SEC.

Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin Futures Volumes Top $150 Million at Kraken Exchange

| Nikhilesh De

Kraken's Crypto Facilities has seen trading volumes in litecoin and bitcoin cash futures surge five-fold in recent weeks.

cboe, futures

Crypto Futures and Institutional Interest: Looking in the Wrong Place

| Noelle Acheson

Cboe's suspension of bitcoin futures highlights a mistake we're all making when it comes to institutional involvement, argues Noelle Acheson.

A Lightning API for Bitcoin Futures Data Has Launched

| Alyssa Hertig

An experimental service that allows users to pay for futures data from exchanges Kraken and BitMEX via the lightning network is now live.

Futures Trading Nears $1 Billion in First Month at Kraken Crypto Exchange

| Nikhilesh De

Crypto Facilities, which provides futures data to CME, saw its own trading volume jump five-fold after being acquired by Kraken.

Indonesia Passes Rules for Trading of Cryptocurrency Futures

| Yogita Khatri

An Indonesian financial watchdog has set out new regulations for the trading of crypto assets on futures exchanges in the country.

Crypto Futures Platform ErisX Hires Execs From Barclays and YouTube

| Anna Baydakova

Crypto trading firm ErisX has hired a COO from megabank Barclays and a head of infrastructure from YouTube.

jesse, powell, kraken

Kraken Acquires Futures Startup In Deal Worth At Least $100 Million

| Pete Rizzo

Kraken has inked a “nine-figure" deal that now makes it the only crypto exchange to offer regulated futures trading in Europe.