Tag: bitcoin futures

Jan 31 2023

Research: Bitcoin futures open interest grows ahead of FOMC meeting

Jan 31 2023 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  analysis bitcoin bitcoin futures cme fomc

Futures open interest (OI) is the total number of open futures contracts for an asset held by market participants. Open interest on futures contracts for any given asset varies daily, representing the amount of cash flowing into the market. A growing OI means that more money is moving into futures contracts, while a declining trend shows positions are being closed and money is...

Jan 12 2023

Samsung Asset Management To Launch Bitcoin ETF In Hong Kong: Report

The Samsung Bitcoin Futures Active ETF will launch on Jan. 13, giving Hong Kong investors a mainstream avenue for indirect BTC price exposure.Samsung Asset Management is launching a bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) in Hong Kong.The Samsung Bitcoin Futures Active ETF (3135:HK) seeks to obtain a performance similar to spot BTC by investing in bitcoin futures products listed on the Chicago Mercantile...

Dec 16 2022

Asia to Get Its First Bitcoin And Ether Futures ETFs Today

As per the latest development, a pair of Hong Kong exchange-traded funds (ETFs) investing in BTC and ETH futures has raised $79 million in total. This means Asian crypto investors are to get...

Dec 08 2022

Research: Bitcoin, Ethereum derivatives are unwinding

Looking at Bitcoin and Ethereum derivatives shows that they have been affected by the FTX fallout, with data analyzed by CryptoSlate showing that over 160,000 BTC has been unwound since the beginning of October. This data indicates that roughly $3 billion worth of futures contracts have been closed out in two months. Cryptocurrency...

Nov 14 2022

Is The Bitcoin Price Being Suppressed By Central Planners?

With the continual rejection of a bitcoin spot ETF but approval of a futures ETF, the SEC is tipping the scale in favor of controlling the market.This is an opinion editorial by Seb Bunney, co-founder of Looking Glass Education and author of the Qi of Self-Sovereignty newsletter."History never repeats itself, but it does often rhyme." -- A quote commonly...

Oct 27 2022

Bitcoin Boredom Takes Derivatives Trading Volume To One-Year Low

Bitcoin over the last couple of weeks has been in a perpetually flat state. As expected, this has spilled into the market across all spheres and all bitcoin and its related products were feeling the heat. The futures markets were not left out as volume had begun to decline. By last weekend, bitcoin futures volumes had declined so much that it had hit...

Oct 22 2022

Big Bitcoin (BTC) Move Almost Certain, Futures Data Indicates

In a move that indicates traders are seeking protection from risks, there is a huge Bitcoin futures activity currently. This is understandable in the current scenario as the volatility is quite high in the macro scene. However, it appears that there is a heightened sense of protection from potential risks... Read more

Oct 17 2022

Bitcoin (BTC) Futures Market Shows Reduced Selling Pressure, Price Jump Soon?

Bitcoin's (BTC) price remained steady over the weekend staying around $19,200 price levels for now. Investors have been largely confused as to where Bitcoin could be heading next. Some of the on-chain data indicators show that BTC could be in for a price surge to the north as per the... Read more

Aug 31 2022

As Bitcoin Price Rally Breaks, What Can The Perpetual Futures Market Tell Us?

Bitcoin’s perpetual futures market funding rate can play a key role in short- term price movement. So where do things stand now?...

Aug 15 2022

Final Bear Rally: 5 Things You Should Know About Bitcoin

Despite being Bitcoin's highest weekly closing since June, volatility entered the market as soon as the new week began. After recording its strongest weekly finish since mid-June, Bitcoin (BTC) kicks off the new week with a bang. Will the good times last? Following a turbulent weekend, BTC/USD was able to contain losses until the weekend's […] The post...

Aug 08 2022

Bitcoin Bearish Signal: Leverage Ratio Spikes Up

On-chain data shows both the Bitcoin leverage ratio and the futures open interest has spiked up recently, a sign that may turn out to be bearish for the crypto's price. Bitcoin Estimated Leverage Ratio And Open Interest Surge Up As pointed out by an analyst in a CryptoQuant, the BTC futures market seems to have been heating up during the past day. To...

Aug 04 2022

Jun 24 2022

Coinbase Expands Offerings With New Bitcoin Futures Product

Jun 24 2022 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  bitcoin futures coinbase news

Coinbase has announced it will launch its first derivatives product, a cash- settled Bitcoin futures contract, on Jun. 27. Coinbase to Launch First Derivatives Product The Coinbase Derivatives Exchangeformerly the FairX...

Jun 02 2022

[Updated] Deribit Review: Cryptocurrency Futures & Options Trading

Deribit is a Bitcoin trading platform that enables individuals around the world to engage in futures and options trading. The team behind the project combined the first letters from the words Derivates and Bitcoin in order to create the name of their website, and members can use Bitcoin in order to make deposits, withdrawals, and [...] The post Deribit Review: Cryptocurrency Futures &...

May 16 2022

Brazilian Stock Exchange To Begin Trading Bitcoin Futures This Year

B3, the Brazilian stock exchange, will begin trading bitcoin futures contracts within the next three to six months and hopes to offer crypto-based services.B3, the Brazilian stock exchange, will begin trading BTC futures in three to six months.This past January, the CFO of B3 announced plans to trade futures based on bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.The CFO also mentioned becoming a...

Apr 30 2022

Wall Street Traders And Institutions At War With Each Other Over Bitcoin (BTC), Who Will Win?

The world's largest cryptocurrency Bitcoin (BTC) continues to face the heat of the sell-off in the U.S. equity market. With Dow Jones (INDEXDJX: .DJI) crashing more than 2.7% on Friday, the Bitcoin (BTC) price is trading 2% down at $38,639 levels with a market cap of $734 billion. Investors are skeptical that if the sell-off...

Apr 18 2022

$240 Million In Crypto Futures Liquidates As Bitcoin Slips Below $39k

Apr 18 2022 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  bitcoin bitcoin futures btc btcusd crypto

Data shows $240 million in crypto futures has been liquidated over the past day as Bitcoin has slipped below the $39k level. Crypto Futures Market Observes Almost $240 Million In Liquidations Over Last 24 Hours Today, the prices of Bitcoin and other coins have suffered another hit, and the result has been a large amount of liquidations in the futures market. As you...

Apr 11 2022

Crypto Futures Observe $323M In Liquidations As Bitcoin Plunges To $41k

As the Bitcoin price crashes to $41k today, the crypto futures market has observed more than $323 million in liquidations over the past 24 hours. More Than $323 Million In Crypto Futures Liquidate Over The Past Day In case anyone isn't aware of what futures "liquidations" are, it's best to take a brief look at the workings of...

Mar 28 2022

$450 Million In Crypto Futures Liquidates As Market Surges

Data shows $450 million in crypto futures has liquidated over the last 24 hours as Bitcoin has broken past $47k and the overall market has observed a surge. $450 Million In Crypto Futures Liquidates, 75% Of Which Involves Shorts Yesterday, Bitcoin and the wider market started on a sharp uptrend, taking the total market cap to around $2.13 trillion today, an increase of...

Mar 21 2022

Brace For Impact: Bitcoin Open Interest Once Again Climbs To High Values

On-chain data shows the Bitcoin open interest has once again risen to high values, suggesting that a liquidation squeeze may be near for the crypto. Bitcoin Open Interest Has Climbed To High Values Recently As pointed out by an analyst in the CryptoQuant post, leverage has increased in the BTC market over the past week as the open...

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