The Chicago Mercantile Exchange, or CME, has recorded significant volume for its Bitcoin (BTC) futures trading product over the course of the last 12 months. “More than 2.2+ million contracts were traded in 2020,” a CME representative told Cointelegraph.Read more
Bullish fervor surrounding Ethereum (ETH) intensified on Wednesday, as the second-largest cryptocurrency broke above $1,200 for the first time in three years.Read more
The daily volume of the CME Bitcoin (BTC) futures market and LMAX achieved a new all-time high on Jan. 4. The data show that the institutional demand for BTC is rapidly surging as major public funds continue to accumulate.Read more
2020 was the most important year for the crypto derivatives market so far. Both Bitcoin (BTC) and Ether (ETH) derivatives steadily grew throughout the year, with their futures and options products available across exchanges such as the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, OKEx, Deribit and Binance.
The Chicago Mercantile Exchange, or CME, recently announced plans to add Ethereum (ETH) futures to its offering — three years after launching Bitcoin (BTC) futures. Market development has impacted the exchange’s decision to branch out.Read more
Bitcoin price surpassed $20,000 with ease on its third retest, buoyed by a surge in buy volume. Following the breakout, analysts anticipate the dominant cryptocurrency to eventually rise to the mid-$30,000s. However, in the short term, the expectations of a pullback are growing.Read more
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Ether (ETH) has followed the breakout above $20,000 for Bitcoin (BTC) on Dec. 17, boosted by some big news from the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME). The CME just announced that they’d be launching Ether futures in 2021.Read more
A month ago, one would be hard pressed to find any investor who would have expected a $32,000 Bitcoin (BTC) price for January. At the time, a 140% upside was needed from the $13,300 price on Oct. 30 and this seemed quite far fetched.Read more
Within the last hour Bitcoin (BTC) price surged through the $16,200 level to secure a new 2020 high at $16,473.
BTC/USDT daily chart. Source: TradingView