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CME’s Bitcoin Futures Break Records With $1 Billion in Notional Volume

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>The world’s largest options and futures exchange, Chicago Mercantile Exchange & Chicago Board of Trade (CME Group) and its bitcoin futures contracts saw an all-time high on May 13. According to CME’s records, the exchange recorded 33,700 contracts on Monday which represented a notional value of around 168,000 <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BTC” target=”_blank” …

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Bakkt Exchange May Be Seeking New York License for Crypto Custody: Report

The owner of the New York Stock Exchange, Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), is reportedly eyeing a New York license for its long-delayed crypto exchange Bakkt. With Bakkt’s launch having been held up for eight months, apparently over persuading the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to approve it to custody bitcoin for its planned physically-delivered futures contracts, ICE apparently sees …

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In the Daily: New FSB Chair Fears Crypto, Wikileaks Goes After CSW, Bakkt Update

<strong>In this edition of The Daily we cover recent remarks from the new Chair of the Financial Stability Board (FSB), a spat between Wikileaks and Craig S. Wright (CSW), and the latest update about the upcoming institutional crypto platform Bakkt.<br></strong> Also Read: In the Daily: BCH Charity Anniversary, Lighting Wholesaler Takes Crypto, Atomicpay Vanity URLs …

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NYSE Parent ICE Anticipates Over $20 Million Spend on Bakkt This Year

Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), the parent company of the New York Stock Exchange, estimates it will spend more than $20 million this year in building Bakkt, its bitcoin futures trading and custody platform. In an earnings call for Q4, 2018, on Feb. 7, Scott Hill, ICE’s chief financial officer, said the firm’s investment in Bakkt will …

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