Bitcoin and Ethereum Indices to be Added to NASDAQ's Global Data Service This Month

The leading stock exchange company, Nasdaq has announced plans to include both Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) to its renowned global data service sometime this month. The support for Bitcoin and Ethereum indices comes after Nasdaq has entered into a partnership with a New Zealand-based blockchain data and research company […]

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ICE CEO Reports Record-Breaking Revenue, Says Bakkt Will Contribute Even More

Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), the parent company of Bakkt, the soon-to-be launched cryptocurrency trading platform offering physically settled Bitcoin futures, reports strong Q4 net revenues of over $1.3 billion. ICE’s earnings are up 14% year over year, and their CEO, Jeff Sprecher, expects the launch of Bakkt to increase their revenue in a […]

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ICE’s Bitcoin Startup Bakkt Raises $182 Mln

Bakkt, the crypto currency exchange startup owned by Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), raised $182.5 million to build its global digital assets platform and bitcoin futures product. Baktt CEO Kelly Loeffler said the company completed its first round of funding from 12 partners and investors, which included Boston Consulting Group, Galaxy Digital, […]

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Bitcoin Increases 15% Adding $20 Billion to Cryptocurrency Market

Photo: PEXELS Bitcoin trading peaked at $4,341.44. It was a sudden turnaround from the week of Thanksgiving, especially when considering that at one point is dropped 80% from its highest peak. The recovery was a welcome relief to investors who have seen it drop by as much as 30% over […]

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ICE Delays Launch of First Bitcoin Physical Contract to 2019

The proposed launch date of Bitcoin’s first physically-delivered contract, dubbed “Bakkt,” has apparently been delayed. A notice on the website of Georgia-based Intercontinental Exchange, or ICE, currently states the product will be listed on the exchange effective January 24, 2019, subject to regulatory approval. New details have been posted about ICE’s upcoming bitcoin […]

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ICE’s Crypto Trading Platform Will Not Support Margin Trading

Bakkt, a new digital assets platform recently unveiled by the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), will not support margin trading for its bitcoin contract, according to CEO Kelly Loeffler. Earlier this month, ICE, the parent company of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), introduced Bakkt to bring digital assets to the mainstream […]

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Intercontinental Exchange to Launch Bitcoin Futures

It has taken some time, but the bitcoin futures game is heating up. When the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) launched the first bitcoin futures in December of 2017, investors were eager to take part in the new space. Since then, though, there have been few new entries into the […]

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Owner of New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) Is Launching a Cryptocurrency Exchange

Intercontinental Exchange Inc. (ICE), the parent company of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), is partnering up with Microsoft, Starbucks, and others to launch Bakkt, a solution for buying, selling, storing, and spending digital assets. Introducing Bakkt ICE announced August 3rd that it plans to form a brand new company […]

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