Tag: futures

Jan 14 2021

OKEx Adds More Coin-Margined Perpetual Swaps for Real-Time Settlement

Jan 14 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  derivatives futures markets news okex

OKEx adding more swaps to its real-time settlement function that went live on Dec. 29, 2020.

Jan 07 2021

CME Becomes Biggest Bitcoin Futures Exchange as Institutional Interest Rises

Jan 07 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin business cme derivatives futures

Chicago Mercantile Exchange now tops the list of the biggest bitcoin futures trading platforms, accounting for nearly 20% of all open interest.

Dec 18 2020

FTX Seeks to Launch Coinbase Futures Market Ahead of Public Listing

Dec 18 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  coinbase ftx futures markets news

Launching the new futures market depends on regulatory clarity.

Dec 17 2020

Ethereum Futures to Launch on CME in February 2021

Reading Time: < 1 minute CME Group will launch Ethereum futures in February 2021 CME has been in the crypto market since offering Bitcoin futures in December 2017 The CFTC confirmed Ethereum as a commodity in 2019, opening the door for a futures offer On the...

Dec 16 2020

CME Group to Launch Ethereum Futures Product

Dec 16 2020 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  analysis cme futures

The Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) has announced the launch of an Ethereum futures market, signaling institutional interest for ETH. Big News for Ethereum Fans While the cryptocurrency market is busy celebrating...

CME Announces Ether Futures Contracts

Dec 16 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  cme futures ether ethereum futures markets

The Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) announced Wednesday that it will launch a futures contract on ether, the world's second-largest cryptocurrency by market value, in February 2021.

Dec 08 2020

AAX Exchange Review: Order Types, Leverage, Spot, Futures, Fast Buy, OTC

The AAX exchange has been gaining a lot of traction lately. It has been built on LSEG Technology’s matching engine in a cloud computing environment which offers ultra-low latency trading (as low as 90 microseconds) for the best prices. The trading fee is considerably low, and the order book is highly liquid. Due to this, many traders have started preferring the AAX exchange....

Dec 01 2020

Bitcoin Derivatives Firm ErisX Adds Cash-Settled Contracts After Physically-Settled Futures Fall Flat

Dec 01 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business derivatives erisx futures news

Cryptocurrency derivatives platform ErisX launched cash-settled bounded futures on Tuesday.

Nov 27 2020

Bitcoin Traders Eye All-Time Highs Despite $1.3 Billion in Liquidations

Nov 27 2020 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  futures liquidations markets trading

Bitcoin's massive correction caused $1.3 billion in long liquidations on crypto exchanges. However, a considerable drop in the number of unsettled contracts indicates that many traders were quick to buy the dip. ...

Nov 23 2020

Bitcoin Faces Volatility Rise as Futures Market Shows Signs of Overheating

Nov 23 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin futures markets news volatility

The bitcoin perpetual futures "funding rate" has shot up, suggesting the market may be overleveraged to the bullish side.

Nov 06 2020

Derivatives Market Breaks Multiple Records as Bitcoin Touched $16,000

Nov 06 2020 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  futures markets options trading

Both the total open interest for BTC futures and options broke new records today as Bitcoin touched its yearly high of $15,968 on Bitstamp. Bitcoin Traders Break Volume Records Bitcoin futures traders logged a daily volume of $41 billion, $2 billion less than the token's all-time high....

Oct 11 2020

BitMEX – What Does the Future Hold?

Reading Time: 2 minutes BitMEX has new leadership following the charges against the three founders earlier this month The new company heads have to decide whether BitMEX goes legit or continues on its current path Either decision comes with problems and will see the...

Oct 09 2020

BitMEX Rings the Changes After Legal Trouble

Reading Time: 2 minutes BitMEX has announced several changes at the very top of the company following the CFTC charges last week The three co-founders have all stepped aside, while another executive has taken a leave of absence BitMEX faces a struggle for its very...

Oct 05 2020

BitMEX Loses Bitcoin and Users After CFTC Indictments

Reading Time: 2 minutes BitMEX has seen $475,000 worth of Bitcoin leave the exchange since it was hit with CFTC charges last week Usage of the platform has also nosedived as users abandon it 2020 has seen three huge Bitcoin outflows, leaving BitMEX in a precarious...

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