Goldman Sachs has made its first hire in its cryptocurrency markets unit, signalling its seriousness in helping clients to invest in digital currencies. The Wall Street bank has hired Justin Schmidt, a former trader, as vice president and head of digital asset markets in Goldman’s securities division, according to a report from Tearsheet. Since December reports… […]
Block trading has entered the crypto sphere – the Winklevoss twins will release Gemini Block Trading on April 12 #NEWS
Ever since Bitcoin futures were made accessible to institutional investors, there has been little interest in this trading vehicle, it seems. The most recent report by Cboe shows that most speculators are opening short positions on the Bitcoin price. This will undoubtedly lead to a lot more price volatility, which is the last thing Bitcoin needs […]
According to a letter written by Chicago Board Options Exchange (Cboe) President Chris Concannon, U.S. securities regulators should not stand in the way of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that hold cryptocurrencies from coming to the market, as they are essentially the same as other ETFs that hold commodities. The letter was in response to statements from the […]
In a new letter, Cboe Global Markets president Chris Concannon addresses some of the SEC’s concerns about bitcoin derivatives markets.
A little-known British crypto company has already turned XRP futures into a budding business worth over $30 million a month.
Co-founder of UK’s Coinfloor announces new type of Bitcoin futures launch due in April. #NEWS
Cryptocurrency exchange CoinfloorEX announced it would offer bitcoin futures contracts as of April 2018.
Over the past few months, the Chicago Board of Exchange (Cboe) and the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME Group) have been selling bitcoin-based futures products. Predictions have been dull as most forecasts are around the $9-9.4K USD range for bitcoin derivatives using both firms’ futures data. On the other hand, crypto-derivatives trade volumes have been increasing. Also […]
In an exclusive interview CBOE Director for Product Development evaluates the success of the Bitcoin futures product they launched last December, and hints at new developments #INTERVIEW
TrueEX plans to release a regulated derivatives marketplace for digital assets, while new affiliate True Digital will develop an ETH price benchmark with partner ConsenSys. #NEWS
The Winklevoss twins have been strong advocates of Bitcoin since they invested back when it was trading at $8. Today the billionaire brothers have their own exchange which is set to expand to include others from the ‘Satoshi family tree’, these are likely to be Litecoin and Bitcoin Cash. Welcoming Members of the Satoshi Family […]
Litecoin and bitcoin cash are logical candidates for inclusion this year, Tyler Winklevoss said.
Moody’s Investors Service said today that it doesn’t believe the launch of bitcoin futures will hurt the creditworthiness of either CME or Cboe.
CME has filed a patent to work around the difficulty in gaining a consensus to modify Blockchain rules. #NEWS