News

According to CoinDesk, LedgerX has launched the first physically-settled Bitcoin futures contracts in the US. The news comes at a time when Intercontinental Exchange’s Bakkt and TD Ameritrade’s ErisX have struggled to launch amid regulation issues. LedgerX Launches Bitcoin Futures Contracts LedgerX is now the first Bitcoin futures provider in the US that offers physical
0 Comments
Bitcoin (BTC) may have been on a superb run for much of 2019, but in July, the cryptocurrency has run into trouble as a range of factors contributes towards wild price fluctuations. The launch of Facebook’s Libra and the skepticism expressed about it by such powerful figures like the head of the Federal Reserve, Jerome
0 Comments
It’s been a long road for Bitcoin futures platform Bakkt. The platform—developed by NYSE parent company Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE:ICE)—has faced a myriad of launch delays due to regulatory approval. It’s still waiting now, but in the meantime, it has begun testing its Bitcoin futures contracts today. Here’s what we know. Bakkt is Testing Bitcoin Futures
0 Comments
Bitcoin price has suffered its second-largest drop in a 24-hour period in 2019. Currently, the price is approximately $9,632 USD per coin, but across the day, its movement has been constant. The world’s largest cryptocurrency by market value closed yesterday at $9,412.81 on Bitstamp; down 13.25% from its opening price of $10,848. This is the second-largest single-day
0 Comments
The GBTC (Grayscale Bitcoin Trust) has made a massive move this year with a gain of 250% and outperformed all other assets classes. Over the past few years, Bitcoin has become one of the most intriguing investment opportunities for thousands of people across the world, and it is only natural, considering the sort of highs
0 Comments
As Bitcoin (BTC) holds resistance above $8,100 USD, more positive news has arrived to help its case. Intercontinental Exchange’s (ICE) cryptocurrency platform, Bakkt, is to begin testing its first product: physically-delivered Bitcoin futures. The date for launch is just over one month from now, July 22nd. Bakkt Announces First Project Launch In a blog posted earlier
0 Comments
Back in 2017, Bitcoin was the biggest news story of the year after it went on a jaw-dropping bull run and reached a price of $20,000 per coin. However, from those heady highs, the bitcoin price soon started dropping and throughout the course of 2018, Bitcoin and the crypto market at large were on a
0 Comments
According to Bloomberg, Fidelity Investments is on the verge of buying and selling Bitcoin (BTC). Earlier this year, the firm began a custody service to store Bitcoin, but now it will evolve to trading. Fidelity Investments Embraces Bitcoin Fidelity is one of the largest asset managers in the world. Its newly-formed arm—Fidelity Digital Assets—will be
0 Comments
If you want to buy things on Amazon using Bitcoin, you now can. All you need is the Bitcoin lightning network and crypto payment processing startup Moon. In time, the service will extend to many e-commerce sites also, not just Amazon. Let’s check this out. Moon Payment Processing The startup announced today that any lightning-enabled wallet can
0 Comments