Category: CME

CME quietly surpasses BitMEX to become second-largest bitcoin futures exchange

CME quietly surpasses BitMEX to become second-largest bitcoin futures exchange

CME Group, a regulated bitcoin futures trading platform, has quietly become the second-largest player, surpassing Binance and BitMEX. Yesterday, CME recorded an open interest of $790 million as compared to $718 million by Binance and $601 million by BitMEX, according to The Block Research. Open interest in the value of outstanding derivative contracts that are […]

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Bitcoin is Overpriced and Trades 13% Above its Intrinsic Value: JP Morgan

Bitcoin is Overpriced and Trades 13% Above its Intrinsic Value: JP Morgan

Financial strategists at JP Morgan have projected a bleak outlook for bitcoin prices in the short term. According to them, the cryptocurrency has a higher price and is trending at 13 percent over its ‘intrinsic value.’ They based their analysis on ‘positioning indicators’ derived from bets made by traders in the futures markets. But does […]

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Crypto Derivatives September’s Recap: Binance Futures Leading As BitMEX Down 30%

Crypto Derivatives September’s Recap: Binance Futures Leading As BitMEX Down 30%

Although the cryptocurrency spot and derivatives trading volume declined on most platforms in September, Binance has taken the lead as the largest derivatives exchange, a new report revealed. Simultaneously, the regulated Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) saw steady Bitcoin futures performance, while the options trading exploded. Binance Takes The Top Spot For Derivatives Trading The data […]

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Bitcoin Options Traders Bet the Price of BTC Can Touch $36K by December

Bitcoin Options Traders Bet the Price of BTC Can Touch $36K by December

This past weekend, data shows the most active bitcoin options contracts were calls for $28k, $32k, and $36k by the year’s end. This means a number of options traders are betting the price of bitcoin will exceed the all-time high (ATH) the decentralized currency touched in December 2017.On September 14, researchers from the data analytics […]

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