Category: Okex

CME Group Outpaces Competition Becoming the World’s Largest Bitcoin Futures Market

CME Group Outpaces Competition Becoming the World’s Largest Bitcoin Futures Market

Financial derivatives products for bitcoin have grown massively during the last few months. On Friday evening (EST), Arcane Research explained that the Chicago Mercantile Exchange has surpassed Okex as the largest bitcoin futures provider. The regulated derivatives market at CME has doubled month after month as incoming interest has created more demand for CME’s bitcoin […]

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Bitcoin Worth $5 Billion Withdrawn From OKEx as Users Look for Other Alternatives

Users withdrew a record 29,300 BTC from OKEx after the Malta-based cryptocurrency exchange resumed withdrawals yesterday. This comes after bitcoin (BTC) price kickstarted its epic freefall dropping to levels near $16,500 before bouncing back up again. But what is the reason behind the massive bitcoin exodus out of OKEx? OKEx Sees Significant BTC Withdrawals And […]

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Crypto exchange OKEx just tested withdrawals as the service reopens by Friday

Crypto exchange OKEx just tested withdrawals as the service reopens by Friday

Crypto exchange OKEx has just successfully tested a withdrawal transaction, suggesting that the service could indeed resume by November 27, as previously announced. On-chain data analytics platform CryptoQuant first noticed the transaction, where OKEx withdrew 0.02 bitcoin (worth about $370) from one of its wallets. As OKEx gets ready to reopen withdrawals, users could rush […]

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OKEx Starts Withdrawal Trials, Could Bulk Withdrawal Requests Trigger BTC Price Volatility?

OKEx, the cryptocurrency exchange has terminated withdrawal from its platform from October 16 after the Chinese founder Xu Mingxin of the exchange was taken away by the Police amid the growing crackdown on OTC desks and to counter the growing money laundering issue. Mingxin was arrested in early October and the withdraws remained shut since […]

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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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OKEx Plans To Reopen Unrestricted Withdrawals By Nov 27th

Over a month after suspending deposits and withdrawals from its platform, the popular cryptocurrency exchange OKEx has announced plans to reinstate those services by November 27th. CryptoPotato reported in mid-October that OKEx co-founder Xu Mingxing had been taken away by police officers and was still missing.  The exchange halted withdrawals and deposits, claiming that a […]

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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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