Bakkt Records Second Highest Bitcoin Futures Volume Since Launch

Bakkt saw an overnight spike in Bitcoin futures trading volumes, despite the relatively sluggish price action. BTC’s trek to above the $9,400 mark inspired futures markets to gain activity. Bakkt Grows its Bitcoin Futures Activity Slowly The Bakkt Bitcoin futures platform traded 1,061 contracts today, which is a 96% appreciation from the previous day. ICYMI: […]

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Bakkt Launch – The Countdown Begins With Just 7 Days To Go

For most people, a week isn’t a long time. But in the fast-paced world of bitcoin and cryptocurrency, it’s enough to change the face of everything with just seven days left until the Bakkt launch. Seven Days Until the Bakkt Launch As tweeted out by Bitcoin quant expert Plan B, there are just seven business days […]

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SEC Chairman Still Concerned Over Crypto Custody and Manipulation

As the bitcoin and crypto industry gears up for Bakkt, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) claims there is still work to be done. The primary concerns at the moment revolve around custody and price manipulation. Bakkt Could Solve SEC Crypto Concerns Speaking to CNBC’s The Exchange yesterday, SEC chairman Jay Clayton was asked […]

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Bitcoin Stored in Bakkt Warehouse Covered by $125M Insurance

Bakkt, the Bitcoin futures trading platform backed by NYSE parent Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), announced on Monday that its custody service is now live and protected by an insurance policy worth $125 million. Bakkt Warehouse is Now Active The operator of the first Bitcoin futures platform with physical deliveries said in a Monday tweet that it […]

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Latest Bitcoin Futures Market Data Signals Bullish Price Action

As bitcoin price remains in its range-bound channel, other indicators are slowly turning bullish for the king of crypto. BTC has held on to five figures as we begin the weekend and bigger things could be in store as open interest mounts up. Binance and BitMEX Building Up Bitcoin Looking at on-chain flows for the […]

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Binance Will Pay Users $220K To Test Its Bitcoin Futures Platforms

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance is planning to pay users to decide how its new Bitcoin futures trading platform should operate. Binance: Two Platforms, 100,000 BNB In a blog post issued on September 2, the exchange said it had created two standalone versions of a futures trading platform, and would select the final option via a user […]

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3 Reasons Why Bitcoin Price Has Crashed Today

Bitcoin has lost almost 7% during the last 24 hours, according to Coinmarketcap data, taking analysts by surprise. Here are main reasons why the cryptocurrency is testing new support levels right now. CME’s Bitcoin Futures Bitcoin’s latest crash, which started on Wednesday afternoon, sent prices below the $9,500 level for the first time since July. […]

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Bakkt Gains Favor Ahead Of Launch As Bitcoin Users Say Hype Justified

Cryptocurrency figures are putting renewed faith in Bakkt to lift markets after the company announced it was ready to launch Bitcoin storage. Bakkt: Bitcoin Storage Starts Next Week Bakkt, a cryptocurrency ecosystem for institutional investors, is currently testing its first product, physical Bitcoin futures. The main launch will begin next month. As of September 6, […]

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How Bakkt Announcement Could Be a Blessing For Bitcoin Holders

Yesterday’s big announcement that regulatory approval has been granted to Bakkt could be the best news bitcoin investors have had this year. It opens the door to institutional investors and is a huge step forward for crypto industry legitimization in the US. Bakkt To Launch Next Month After months of procrastination, the new cryptocurrency trading […]

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