Category: ether options

Ether options trading volume surpassed that of bitcoin’s for the first time on Deribit

Crypto derivatives exchange Deribit experienced an unusual trend for the first time ever on Monday: Its ether (ETH) options trading volume surpassed that of bitcoin’s (BTC’s). While the total trading volume for bitcoin options was $879.5 million on Monday, ether’s was $1.32 billion, which is 50% more. Options are derivatives contracts that give their holders […]

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Open interest in CME bitcoin futures skyrockets 42% in a week, records a new high of $1.47 billion

Open interest in CME bitcoin futures skyrockets 42% in a week, records a new high of $1.47 billion

CME Group’s bitcoin futures continue to soar in popularity as more institutional investors flock to the nascent sector.  Open interest in the futures product has now hit a new record high of $1.47 billion, according to The Block’s data dashboard. The figure is 42% higher from just a week ago when it was about $1.03 […]

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