Mar 1, 2023

Bitcoin (BTC) traded higher on Wednesday as upbeat China manufacturing data alleviated global growth concerns and improved risk appetite in global financial markets. Crypto options exchange Deribit will soon launch BTC volatility futures, offering investors a simpler way than options to hedge against market volatility. Plus, Mt. Gox creditors are about to recover some of their funds following a 10-year liquidation process. Still, concerns that large amounts of BTC will be released onto the market are overdone, according to UBS.

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