Bakkt Raises $182.5M From Microsoft And Other Big-Name Investors

Bakkt on Monday announced the completion of its first funding round, to the tune of $182.5 million. The platform which aims to offer the first-ever Bitcoin-settled futures contracts in the coming year says it is going ahead with its plans irrespective of the current market conditions. $182.5 Million in Funding From High Profile Investors In […]

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Bitcoin Futures Volatility Reaches Lowest-Ever Level

With the continued sideways trading of Bitcoin, the volatility of its futures trading recently reached its lowest level. Presently, the cryptocurrency market, in general, shows more stability than the traditional asset marketplace. Decline Bitcoin Futures Volatility According to Kevin Davitt of Cboe Global Markets, the volatility of Bitcoin (BTC) 00 futures continues to narrow. Commenting […]

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ETH Futures: Bad for Ethereum, Good for Bitcoin, Says Tom Lee

Tom Lee believes that the introduction of Ether futures trading will have opposing effects on the price trajectories of the top two cryptocurrencies. Lee’s declaration as the Cboe Global Markets gears up to launch Ethereum futures contracts in addition to its Bitcoin futures trading, which debuted in December 2017. History Repeating Itself According to Business […]

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OKEx Clawback Debacle Helps Case for a Regulated Bitcoin ETF

The OKEx debacle shows us that exchanges are dropping the ball when it comes to preventative risk management, helping the case for regulated Bitcoin futures and exchange-traded funds (ETF).  Ask for forgiveness later, not permission now. This seems the defining mantra for most cryptocurrency exchanges. Hong Kong-based Bitcoin exchange, OKEx, is no exception to the […]

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