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Bitcoin and Altcoins Lose Steam as Bakkt Records Poor Start Amidst Today’s Crypto Congress Hearing

When Bakkt was first announced last year, the entire crypto community welcomed it as a great addition to the sector, hoping that it will have enough power to propel the industry considerably higher. However, even though many think it’s still a little too soon to judge, the first day of Bakkt’s launch has not exactly been encouraging as the overall market has dropped in valuation in response to Bakkt’s weak first day.After the first hour, Bakkt recorded only about five contracts and even 9...

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Bakkt Bitcoin Futures Gets Mild-Response on Day 1, BTC Price Drops Below $9800

On Monday, September, Bakkt announced the commencement of the trading facility for its physically-settled Bitcoin Futures contracts. Bakkt‘s Bitcoin Futures contracts offer both, daily contracts and monthly contract settlement options. Besides, that Bakkt platform also provides Warehouse facility for storing the physically-delivered Bitcoin tokens upon contracts expiry.But despite much hype surrounding the launch of Bakkt Bitcoin Futures, the first day of trading was not very impactful. On...

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Bitcoin Trading on ICE’s Bakkt Futures Platform Breaks $290,000 Barrier

Earlier today, Bakkt announced the live trading for its much-awaited Bitcoin Futures contracts. Bakkt Bitcoin Futures Contracts come with daily and monthly settlement periods along with its safe custodial solution called the Bakkt Warehouse.Bakkt Bitcoin Futures are now actively trading on ICE Futures U.S., while the Bakkt Warehouse continues to onboard bitcoinWe take our customers’ trust seriously, and are excited to serve this market— Bakkt (@Bakkt) September 23, 2019Bakkt entry to the...

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Trading for Bakkt Bitcoin Futures Goes Live But Bitcoin Price Tanks Below $10,000

ICE‘s Bakkt platform has finally announced its Bitcoin Futures contracts going live today, September 23. Bakkt‘s Bitcoin Futures launch comes as per its earlier announced schedule after the U.S. Commodities and Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) gave the exchange a green signal last month.We’re live!The first Bakkt Bitcoin Futures trade was executed at 8:02pm ET at a price of $10,115— Bakkt (@Bakkt) September 23, 2019As part of the announcement, Bakkt provides two contracts – Bitcoin Daily...

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Bakkt Launches Physically Delivered BTC Futures

Photo: ShutterstockLet’s investigate. To encourage the participation of institutions in Bitcoin, in 2018, Bakkt announced their plans to address such well-known issues as AML/KYC, security breaches, lack of regulation, a volatile asset price, etc.Now, with fraudulent trading gapped and collateral in place, Bakkt is ready to launch since they have received all the regulatory approvals needed.Time will tell if Bakkt will be able to tackle all the challenges that arise when working with a new...

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Bitcoin Futures Contracts Headed Our Way in Early 2020

Futures exchange operator CME group has announced that it plans to begin offering bitcoin futures contracts starting in early 2020. Futures were originally launched at the end of 2017. At press time, more than 3,000 people are trading futures and approximately 20 successful expiration dates have occurred since their integration. Bitcoin Futures Are All the Rage… Right?Tim McCourt, global head of equity index and alternative investment products at CME says: These new products are designed to...

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Will Bakkt Cause Cryptocurrency Markets to Explode? PrimeXBT Research

Only a few days remain before the launch of the long-awaited and much anticipated Bakkt trading platform, which will bring large institutional investors to the Bitcoin market. It may sound unfeasible, but Bitcoin price is expected to reach $100,000 in the coming years, and much of the next bull run will be driven by Bakkt.What is Bakkt?The Bakkt cryptocurrency platform was created by ICE, a transcontinental operator of the largest futures exchanges and clearing houses for financial and...

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CME Group Will Offfer Options on Bitcoin Futures Contracts

Derivatives marketplace CME Group announced on Friday that, starting next year, it will offer options on its Bitcoin futures contracts. The company launched its futures product back in December 2017, at the same time as the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) did the same.In its announcement today, CME said that this step is made in order to provide clients with “additional tools for precision hedging and trading.” The launch is still pending regulatory review.Tim McCourt, CME Group global...

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Bitcoin Price Back Above $10k, Targets New ATH Amid Bakkt Monday Launch

Crypto enthusiasts are almost always in a perpetual waiting state, in the hope that the market will pick up and keep on rallying, even when data is already bullish. In the past, there have been several factors named as important to Bitcoin price surge or pullback depending on the specific period. Today, the most anticipated event in the cryptosphere, which is also a major factor in the possible chance of a Bitcoin rally, is the launch of Bakkt.The Bakkt launch is only a few days away and with...

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U.S. Congress to Discuss Cryptocurrency With SEC Right After Bakkt is Launched

On Sept. 19, the Committee on Financial Services came to an agreement that the topic, “Oversight of the Securities and Exchange Commission: Wall Street’s Cop on the Beat,” would be the topic of discussion and Sept. 24 was chosen as the D-day, which is, just for a reminder, the day after Bakkt launch.This hearing will consist of the chairman of the SEC, Jay Clayton, Commissioner Hester Pierce, who is also known as Crypto Mom, and three other commissioners.Will Libra Make It Into the List of...

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