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08/07/20 04:00 by Cole Petersen
The CME is Losing Its Bitcoin Options Market Dominance
The options market is becoming a prominent part of Bitcoin’s ecosystem, with the total open interest seen across all platforms rocketing higher in recent times.
Late last month, the benchmark digita... Read More
30/06/20 13:05 by Yashu Gola
Ethereum Options Market Soaring to Bitcoin’s 2018 Levels Hints at Bull Market
The size of the Ethereum options market on Friday equaled the size of the Bitcoin options market in December 2018, according to data provided by Skew.
Ethereum’s growth in the derivatives marke... Read More
30/06/20 10:36 by Ponvang Bulus
Ethereum Posts Impressive Performance as DeFi and Stablecoins Continue to Grow
Decentralized Finance (DeFi) is becoming more popular and the ecosystem is seeing tremendous growth. The platform behind DeFi, Ethereum is also growing impressively as a result of this expansion. Sev... Read More
29/06/20 12:09 by Livine Sanchez
Mutual Insurance: What It Is and Why It Matters to Crypto Derivatives Traders
Profitable traders aren’t just good at gauging which way the market will move: they’re also excellent risk managers, reducing their exposure to loss in the event of things going wrong. Mutual ins... Read More
25/06/20 13:01 by Yashu Gola
Deribit Has 63% Dominance Over the Bitcoin Options Market
Deribit has emerged as the most dominant Bitcoin derivatives exchange ahead of a massive expiry of options contracts on Friday.
The Panama-based firm now covers nearly 63 percent of the total open in... Read More
21/06/20 22:00 by Tony Spilotro
Freaky Friday: 60% of Bitcoin Contracts Expire This Week
With Bitcoin consolidating for nearly six weeks and the cryptocurrency community expecting a major move as a result, open interest in BTC options has been surging across the market.
This coming Friday... Read More
13/06/20 04:00 by Cole Petersen
Ethereum Poised to Rally as Options Volume Hits Fresh All-Time High
Ethereum has been closely tracking Bitcoin’s price action throughout the past several days and weeks, which exposed it to some intense downwards pressure yesterday.
It has been able to post a swift ... Read More
10/06/20 15:10 by Yashu Gola
Bitcoin Options Open Interest Surges Past $1.5B ahead of Fed Minutes
Bitcoin options trading across multiple exchanges posted their best open interest figures since January 2019.
The value of the total number of outstanding contracts went past $1.5 billion, according ... Read More
03/06/20 11:00 by Guest Author
KuMEX Becomes KuCoin Futures, ETH Contracts and More Features to Follow
Starting June 3, 2020, the KuMEX crypto futures trading platform will be rebranded as KuCoin Futures, announced the IDG-backed cryptocurrency exchange giant. In addition to the rebranding exercise, th... Read More
27/05/20 19:19 by Guest Author
Currency.com vs BitMEX – Can Regulated Tokenized Securities Compete with the King of Crypto Derivatives?
Having launched in 2014, BitMEX enjoyed many years as the only fish swimming in the cryptocurrency derivatives pond. However, in recent times, it has found itself surrounded by an increasing number of... Read More
25/05/20 17:00 by Guest Author
Digitex Futures Integrates Chainlink’s On-chain Price Oracles for Added Transparency and Reliability
Digitex Futures, the DGTX token powered, zero-fee cryptocurrency futures trading platform has announced a partnership with Chainlink to integrate the latter’s decentralized Price Reference Contracts... Read More
22/05/20 18:00 by Guest Author
Binance and Eosfinex Join Equilibrium’s Decentralized Governance
Binance and eosfinex are participating in Equilibrium’s efforts to help bring enhanced decentralization to the DeFi project’s governance processes.
Equilibrium is the interoperable DeFi hub best k... Read More
15/05/20 17:00 by Ali Martinez
Data Shows Twitter Follow Count of Ethereum Has Close Correlation With ETH Price
With Ethereum 2.0 on the works, the debacle about where this cryptocurrency is headed next has intensified. Some of the most prominent analysts in the industry argue that it could serve as the catalys... Read More
12/05/20 16:00 by Brenda Ngari
Ripple-Backed Platform Flare Set To Revolutionize The XRP Ecosystem With Smart Contracts
Ripple’s associate, Flare Networks, has recently launched a public test network known as Coston. This test network is a huge step toward enabling smart contract functionality on the XRP ledger.
... Read More
01/05/20 18:01 by Ali Martinez
Tezos and Chainlink Team Up; Which Crypto Will Benefit the Most?
Chainlink is joining forces with Smart Chain Arena and Cryptonomic to provide the Tezos developer community with real-time data feeds via its decentralized oracle network. Now, anyone building smart c... Read More
25/04/20 17:59 by Guest Author
Riding the wave of artificial intelligence with Sensitrust
The disruptive technologies of this era have brought about a term called “programmable economy”, created by Gartner Inc that describes the all-new smart economy which is a result of technological... Read More
24/04/20 11:35 by Joseph Young
Historical CME Pattern Suggests Bitcoin Rally to $7.7k is Likely to Brutally Reverse
The Bitcoin price rose to as high as $7,770 on major cryptocurrency exchanges on April 23. The abrupt upsurge coincided with the expiration of CME’s BTC futures contracts for April.
Data from Sk... Read More
21/04/20 14:32 by Brenda Ngari
Bitnomial Gets Greenlight From CFTC To Launch Futures And Options Contracts Settled In Actual Bitcoin
Chicago-based cryptocurrency exchange Bitnomial has been given the green light by regulators to offer bitcoin futures and options contracts that will be physically settled. CFTC issued an “Order of... Read More
20/04/20 15:02 by Guest Author
MarketsPilot: Technology is the Name of the Game
Owned and operated by Click World Ltd, marketspilot.com is a growing trading brand that’s specialized in providing access to cryptocurrency-related contracts. With several important... Read More
17/04/20 18:16 by Brenda Ngari
Binance Launches Its Own Smart Contract-Enabled Blockchain To Challenge Ethereum
Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange has released the Whitepaper for its new Binance Smart Chain (BSC) that will operate parallel to the current Binance Chain. This new chain will h... Read More
15/04/20 08:18 by Jeff Fawkes
Ethereum User Fees Surpassed Uncle Block Rewards in March 2020
The fees that the Ethereum users pay for using the robustness of the network are now bigger than what the network spends to keep the pace. The Tokenanalyst data published by Ankit Chipluncar claims i... Read More
09/04/20 13:58 by Livine Sanchez
Bybit Unveils Tether Giveaway as Futures Exchange Competition Intensifies
Bybit has revealed another promotion designed to attract users to its trading platform and away from the competition. A Tether (USDT) giveaway launching on April 13 will see up to $1,000 worth of USD... Read More
08/04/20 17:46 by Jeff Fawkes
Binance and Huobi Lead 24 Hours BTC Futures Volumes, But How’s It Moving The Bitcoin Price?
While JPMorgan CEO warns the public that he expects the recession will be worse than 2008, crypto adherents are collecting profits. Per the Bitcoin futures analysis service Skew, after the recent Mar... Read More
02/04/20 15:09 by Guest Author
Interview: Demand Is Exceeding Our Capacities Thirtyfold — Aroosh Thillainathan
Northern Data AG is one of the leading players in the high-performance computing (HPC) market and is building the world’s largest HPC facility in Texas.
Based on contracts already signed, the stock-... Read More
27/03/20 08:25 by Guest Author
KuCoin’s Futures Platform KuMEX Launches USDT Perpetual Contracts
KuMEX, the Bitcoin futures platform developed by KuCoin, today announced that USDT Perpetual Contracts will be officially available on the exchange at around 18:00 on March 30, 2020 (UTC+8) and deposi... Read More
26/02/20 16:01 by Livine Sanchez
Cardano and Ada: Worth the Wait?
Described as the only blockchain protocol with a scientific methodology, Cardano may fall prey to classic blunders of science.
Science and academia are extremely necessary. The scientific method h... Read More
13/12/19 08:22 by Martin Young
Bitcoin Options: ICE Announces Completion of First Block Trade
The Intercontinental Exchange has just announced its first block trade of the newly offered Bakkt bitcoin monthly options contracts submitted to ICE Futures US.
First Block Bitcoin Options Trade
Acco... Read More
10/12/19 14:33 by Kevin Helms
Bakkt Launches Bitcoin Options in US, Futures in Asia
Bakkt has launched two new regulated bitcoin derivatives products. Within hours of launch, Bakkt announced that over 1,000 futures contracts had been traded in Asia. The platform now offers four types... Read More
10/12/19 00:00 by Rick D.
Bakkt Scorned as Cash-Settled Bitcoin Futures Launch in Singapore
It appears that the digital currency community has very much fallen out of love with the Bakkt platform. Prior to its launch, the ICE-backed Bitcoin futures platform was heralded as one of the most po... Read More
09/12/19 20:48 by Brenda Ngari
Bakkt Rolls Out Cash-Settled Futures And Regulated Bitcoin Options Contracts
Less than three months ago, Bakkt launched its highly-awaited bitcoin futures. The company has now unveiled two new derivative products for users: regulated bitcoin options and cash-settled futures. ... Read More