Bearish Bitcoin Bets Might Signal Return of This Popular Trade

The data doesn't necessarily indicate that the traders are betting on price declines.

Markets  ·  24 August 2021

Digital Yuan Used in China’s Domestic Futures Market for First Time: Report

The interbank payment using the e-CNY afforded a zero cost, efficient and convenient payment option in real time, according to the report.

News  ·  24 August 2021

Eurex to Launch Bitcoin ETN Futures to Meet ‘Significant Demand’

The contract will be traded in euros and physically delivered in bitcoin ETNs.

News  ·  20 August 2021

Bitcoin Perpetual Futures Hit $48K on Binance

The gap over the spot market price widened to more than $8,000.

Markets  ·  26 July 2021

Bitcoin Futures Positions at 2-Month High as Traders Go Short

A combination of falling price and rising open interest is said to signal bearish conviction on the part of bitcoin futures traders.

Markets  ·  21 July 2021

Goldman Sachs Plans to Offer Ether Options: Report

In March, the investment bank relaunched its cryptocurrency trading desk after a three-year hiatus.

News  ·  14 June 2021

Bitcoin Futures ‘Backwardation’ Points to Weak Institutional Demand: JPMorgan

It's another sign of bitcoin's bearish trend.

Markets  ·  10 June 2021

Open Positions in CME-Based Bitcoin Futures Slump to 5 1/2-Month Low

Open interest in the CME's standard bitcoin futures contract has hit the lowest since mid-December.

Markets  ·  4 June 2021

Huobi Scales Back Due to China Crackdown; Market Falls With Ether Dropping Below $2K

The exchange made the move on the heels of a series of crackdown notices from Bejing in recent weeks.

Markets  ·  23 May 2021

Canadian Bitcoin ETF Provider Went on High Alert as Crypto Crash Halted Futures Trading

Horizons ETFs Canada had to “put in place all the business continuity plans,” its CEO said.

News  ·  21 May 2021

DeFi Liquidations Up 14-Fold in Broad Crypto Sell-Off

With $662 million in loans unwound over 24 hours, it's the worst day for such liquidations since Feb. 22.

Markets  ·  19 May 2021

Bitcoin Drops to $36K, Triggering $8B in Liquidations

The price of bitcoin is now down more than 30% so far in May, on track for its worst month since November 2018.

Markets  ·  19 May 2021

Why You Shouldn’t Look at Bitcoin Backwardation Like an Oil Trader

Backwardation refers to a downward sloping futures curve where front-month contracts trade at a higher price than far-maturity contracts.

Markets  ·  18 May 2021

Ether Price, on Cusp of Record 10-Day Winning Streak, Tops $3,500 for First Time

Ether is on track to extend its nine-day winning trend amid signs of institutions seeking exposure to the cryptocurrency.

Markets  ·  4 May 2021

Crypto Futures Saw Record $10B Worth of Liquidations on Sunday

Record futures liquidations show leverage was excessively skewed bullish.

Markets  ·  19 April 2021