Korean Presidential Committee Pushes to Make Cryptocurrency Mainstream

A South Korean committee directly under the president has recommended several measures to the government that will make cryptocurrency mainstream. Emphasizing that “it is...

Bakkt Launches Bitcoin Options in US, Futures in Asia

Bakkt has launched two new regulated bitcoin derivatives products. Within hours of launch, Bakkt announced that over 1,000 futures contracts had been traded in...

France’s New ‘Napoleon Bitcoin Fund’ Is Tied to CME’s Cash-Settled Futures

French asset management firm Napoleon AM has launched a new fund tied to CME's cash-settled bitcoin futures.

SEC Approves Bitcoin Futures Fund

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has approved an investment fund that will invest in bitcoin futures contracts. SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce calls...

State Street: 38% of Clients Will Put More Money into Digital Assets in 2020

The majority of asset managers that bank with State Street are interested in digital assets, but none have asked the global custodian to store...

Bakkt in Discussions to Offer Cash-Settled Bitcoin Futures in Singapore

Bakkt aims to offer cash-settled bitcoin futures before 2020 to complement its physically settled contracts.

Bitcoin Needs ‘Real Use Cases’ to Become Digital Gold, Says ICE Chief

Bitcoin might become "digital gold," but first it needs to be used more in everyday business, said the Intercontinental Exchange's chief executive.

CME Reveals Details of Upcoming Bitcoin Options Contracts

CME Group revealed the product specifications for its bitcoin options contracts on Wednesday, targeting a 2020 launch.

Speculation Abounds Over the Cause of Bitcoin’s Recent Rally

Crypto’s most recent bull run began last Friday, October 25, after a significant plunge in prices just days earlier that had some prognosticators worried...

Bakkt Announces Bitcoin Options After Record-Breaking Futures Volumes

On October 23, Bakkt’s physically-settled bitcoin futures contracts touched an all-time high with 640 BTC ($4.8 million) swapped on the exchange. Coincidentally, the futures...

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