Tagged: chicago mercantile exchange

Open Interest for CME Group’s Bitcoin (BTC) Futures Approaching All-Time Highs, Reaches 5,328 Contracts Valued at $237 Million

Bitcoin (BTC) derivatives trading volumes are again approaching record-level highs this month as open interest keeps increasing. CME Group Inc (Chicago Mercantile Exchange & Chicago Board of Trade) data reveals that as of January 16, 2020, open interest for the exchange’s futures products reached 5,328… Read More

Malta-based Crypto Exchange OKEx Introduces Bitcoin (BTC) Options Trading for Select Group of Traders

Malta-headquartered digital asset exchange OKEx has introduced Bitcoin (BTC) options trading for a certain group of crypto traders ahead of their official public launch, which is scheduled for January of next year. According to a release, OKEx claims it’s ranked third-largest out of all digital… Read More

CME Ranked Top Exchange Brand Helped by Bitcoin, HKEX Second with NYSE Third

Valuation and strategy consultancy Brand Finance has published its annual report on the top brands for the world’s most valuable exchange brands. According to their numbers, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) is the top regulated exchange in the world. CME held the top spot last… Read More

UK Royal Mint Halts Plans to Offer Gold-Backed Crypto

After two years in development and two false starts, Britain’s Royal Mint has canceled plans to issue a cryptocurrency backed by gold, Reuters reports. According to sources to Reuters, the issuing and distribution of the “Royal Mint Gold (RMG)” token: “…would have been the first time… Read More

CFTC Subpoenas Four Crypto Exchanges in Bitcoin Market Manipulation Probe, Cryptocurrencies in the Red

As part of a probe examining possible manipulation in Bitcoin markets, the regulator responsible for overseeing futures and commodity trading in the US has subpoenaed four American cryptocurrency exchanges to produce volumes of trade data, WSJ reported Friday June 8th. Top cryptocurrencies have since turned red as this… Read More

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