Bitcoin trading platform LedgerX now sees $ 7.5 million traded weekly in options products, up from $ 1 million during its first week.
Less than three months have passed since the first Bitcoin futures contracts exchanges hands on a regulated US exchange, but one industry veteran says that his clients are already clamoring for more cryptocurrency derivatives.
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On October 31 the world’s largest options and futures exchange, CME Group, has announced it will be launching a bitcoin-based derivatives marketplace for future contracts during Q4 of 2017. The U.S. headquartered financial markets company says there is “increasing interest” for cryptocurrency options and futures products for mainstream investors.
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New York-based startup LedgerX has concluded a historic first week of cryptocurrency derivatives trading, reporting $ 1 million in exchanges.
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Pushback from the SEC has derailed another effort to create a derivatives ETF tied to bitcoin, public records show.
Bitcoin Mercantile Exchange (BitMEX), a bitcoin derivatives exchange that launched in 2014, already has 5,800 users who have traded $ 760 million on the exchange, according to Bloomberg. Started by Arthur Hayes, a former Citigroup trader living in Hong Kong, the goal was to create an exchange where people use cryptocurrency to bet on securities not […]
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In a major move that is undoubtedly going to benefit and bring credibility to bitcoin and digital currencies, derivatives giant CME Group has announced the launch of two bitcoin benchmarks as its newest products. CME Group rival ICE (Intercontinental Exchange Inc) which owns the New York Stock Exchange, will also launch a real-time price index […]
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