Category: ByBit

Bitcoin Derivatives See Record Highs, Year-End BTC Options Show 29% Chance Price Crosses $20K

Bitcoin Derivatives See Record Highs, Year-End BTC Options Show 29% Chance Price Crosses $20K

As the crypto economy sets its sights on half of a trillion in USD value, digital currency derivatives markets are swelling significantly. Bitcoin futures have surpassed a six-month high at $52 billion, while the crypto asset’s options markets have jumped massively too. Additionally, bitcoin options markets indicate that traders wager there’s a 29% chance the […]

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BTC Options Open Interest Surges, Traders Look to an Unfilled Bitcoin Futures Gap at $18K

BTC Options Open Interest Surges, Traders Look to an Unfilled Bitcoin Futures Gap at $18K

Bitcoin prices have been volatile during the last few weeks, but have managed to climb higher in value at the same time. This week bitcoin derivatives markets, specifically futures and options, show that crypto asset traders should expect more swings going forward. Some traders believe that the digital currency’s price could fill two unfilled gaps […]

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CME’s Bitcoin Futures Rise Suggests Institutional Investors Are Starting to Swarm Toward Crypto

CME’s Bitcoin Futures Rise Suggests Institutional Investors Are Starting to Swarm Toward Crypto

The Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) has become the second-largest derivatives market for bitcoin futures in terms of open interest. The popular exchange has seen an influx of demand since the recent Paypal announcement and the Bitmex debacle as well. Data shows that the Bitcoin Mercantile Exchange (Bitmex) open interest for bitcoin futures has taken a […]

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BitMEX falls to KYC – Where’s left for crypto’s anonymous traders?

The decision by cryptocurrency derivatives exchange BitMEX to align itself with the regulations of the traditional finance industry continues a worrying trend in the crypto space. BitMEX recently announced it would begin rolling out KYC (know-your-customer) requirements for its users starting August 28, 2020. Any traders who haven’t submitted photographic ID and other personally identifying […]

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