Tag: Bitcoin Futures

July 18, 2018 BY Mariela Naydenova

Bitcoin Futures on the rise

Bitcoin is currently rising and many are wondering why. As of this writing, Bitcoin is worth around $7,403 according to major exchanges. Bitcoin futures, on the other hand, seem to be experiencing a steady growth after the product was launched in December 2017, when Bitcoin was hitting $20,000. Both CBOE and CME launched Bitcoin futures.…

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December 22, 2017 BY Valentina Kirilova

Index on Bitcoin Futures (XBT) launched by Solactive

Three weeks after the approval of bitcoin futures by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission in the United States, Solactive announced that it is launching the Solactive Bitcoin Front Month Rolling Futures 5D Index, an index tracking the performance of XBT futures listed on Cboe Global Markets. On Sunday, 10 December 2017, Cboe made history by…

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December 18, 2017 BY LeapRate Staff

Canadian regulators warn of risks in cryptocurrency futures

Pan-Canadian financial regulator Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) has published a notice reminding dealers and investors of the inherent risks associated with products linked to cryptocurrencies, including futures contracts. While these contracts may be traded on regulated exchanges and may be cleared by regulated central counterparties, the fact remains that their high level of risk will not be…

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December 13, 2017 BY Mariela Naydenova

Bitcoin down with 7%, futures trading at a halt

After reaching a new all-time high of $17,600 on Tuesday, Bitcoin is down 7% today and slumping below the $16,000 level. While this correction may be normal in value after a steep rise, the decline caused a freeze on the futures trading and contracts on CBOE, which launched bitcoin futures this week on Sunday, December…

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December 13, 2017 BY Valentina Kirilova

MarketFactory enables Bitcoin Futures trading on the CME with Whisperer FX API

MarketFactory, the foreign exchange technology platform, just announced that market participants using their ultra-low latency API for foreign exchange trading, Whisperer, can seamlessly trade Bitcoin futures on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (NASDAQ:CME) when they launch on December 18. Additionally, Whisperer provides access to Bitcoin market data. Our Whisperer API and connectivity solution simplifies and reduces…

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TradeStation to deliver free real-time cryptocurrency spot data with GDAX Exchange
December 12, 2017 BY Valentina Kirilova

TradeStation gives access to Cboe’s Bitcoin Futures

Online broker-dealer and futures commission merchant TradeStation Group, Inc., a fully owned subsidiary of Monex Group, Inc. (TYO:8698), just announced that eligible futures clients can now trade the new Bitcoin futures contract being offered by Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE). Chicago-based Cboe commenced trading in the contract (ticker symbol XBT) on its Cboe Futures…

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December 11, 2017 BY Mariela Naydenova

Bitcoin futures off to a great start on Wall Street

On 10th of December, CBOE Global Markets launched the new bitcoin product on the market - bitcoin futures. CBOE became the first exchange to offer bitcoin futures, while CME launches them on 17th of December. While many expected the price of Bitcoin to crash and for the futures to trade at a relatively low price,…

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December 11, 2017 BY Valentina Kirilova

Cboe Bitcoin Futures open for trading

Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) has announced that Cboe bitcoin futures (XBT) began trading exactly as planned at 5:00 p.m. CT on Sunday, December 10, 2017, at the start of Global Trading Hours. The opening price for XBT was $15,000 and 890 contracts were traded by 7:15 p.m. CT. Monday, December 11, will be…

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