Browsing the "Futures" Tag

Crypto Exchange Launches ‘Shitcoin Futures Index,’ Offering New Way to Short Alts

| William Foxley

A crypto exchange has bundled altcoins into a one-of-a-kind futures index

Polkadot Tokens Valued at $75 Pre-Launch in Crypto ‘Futures’ Offering

| Leigh Cuen

They don't exist yet, but you can soon buy Polkadot tokens from CoinFLEX via a new mechanism: the initial futures offering (IFO).

June Sets Records for CME Bitcoin Futures as Sign-Ups Surge 30%

| Sebastian Sinclair

CME's bitcoin futures product is increasing in popularity, with June setting a record for open interest amid a surge of new account sign-ups.

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Binance Exchange to Launch Crypto Futures Trading with 20x Leverage

| Wolfie Zhao

Binance is planning to roll out a futures trading service, with a test version to be launched in about two weeks time.

S&P 500 Gains Can Earn You Bitcoin on New Bain Capital-Backed Exchange

| Nikhilesh De

Crypto derivatives exchange EverMarkets is opening its doors to customers worldwide, with trades collateralized in bitcoin.

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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.

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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.