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First Block trade of Bakkt Bitcoin Monthly Options Submitted to ICE Futures

Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE) recently announced the first block trade of Bakkt Bitcoin (USD) Monthly Options (BTM) submitted to ICE Futures U.S. In a release, Trabue Bland, President of ICE Futures US, stated: “Based on our benchmark physically delivered bitcoin futures, these options contracts offer… Read More

Crypto Exchange OKEx Set to Launch Options Trading

OKEx, a Malta-based digital assets exchange, announced on Monday it is set to launch Options Trading, which will start on December 27th with simulation beginning on December 12th. “Options Trading is a type of derivatives trading that gives the buyer the ability to purchase or… Read More

Bakkt to Offer Bitcoin Options Beginning in December

Announced during the CFTC Fintech Forward 2019 today, digital asset exchange Bakkt will start offering Bitcoin options beginning this December. Kelly Loeffler,  Chief Executive Officer of Bakkt, revealed the news during a panel discussion on “Re-imagining Markets: What Digitization Means … for Transactions, Custody, and… Read More

CME Seeking to Launch Options on Bitcoin Futures in 2020

CME Group, also known as the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, has announced it is seeking regulatory approval to launch options on its Bitcoin futures contracts in Q1 2020. According to the relevant release: “CME Group, the world’s leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today announced it… Read More

LedgerX Raises $11.4 Million Series B. Plans Bitcoin Options Exchange & Clearing House

Ledger Holdings has closed on a $11.4 million Series B funding round. Ledger is the parent company of LedgerX, a Bitcoin options exchange that intends on operating a regulated exchange and clearing house for digital currencies.  The funding was led by Miami International Holdings Inc. (MIH)… Read More

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