Bakkt Begins Testing Bitcoin Futures

Bakkt, the long-awaited Bitcoin (BTC) futures platform from the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), has begun testing the delivery of BTC futures, according to an official tweet on July 22. Per the tweet, user acceptance testing for Bitcoin daily and monthly futures began today with participants from around the world. The platform […]

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CFTC Lets LedgerX Settle Futures in Actual Bitcoin

The small US retail investors can soon buy derivatives that pay out using Bitcoins. This comes after the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) cleared BTC derivatives provider LedgerX to provide physically settled Bitcoin futures contracts. On June 25, the CFTC said that it had approved LedgerX’s application for a designated […]

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