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Demand for Crypto Derivatives Swells as CME’s Bitcoin Volume Rises

</header> <strong>The global markets company Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) has seen considerable demand since launching its options contracts in the wake of the firm’s bitcoin futures. On the first day of swaps, CME’s bitcoin options saw 55 contracts ($2.3 million). By the end of the week, the firm’s bitcoin options volume more than doubled with …

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McAfee to Launch Decentralized Token Exchange With No Restrictions

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>On the heels of launching his crypto platform, McAfee Magic, the former antivirus software tycoon John McAfee plans to launch a distributed exchange on Monday, October 7. ‘McAfeedex’ will run on the Ethereum blockchain and McAfee insists the exchange will have no restrictions.</strong> Also Read: Protesters Wield Tools of Freedom as Hong …

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US Exchanges Race to Launch Regulated Physically-Delivered Bitcoin Futures

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>The race to launch regulated physically-delivered bitcoin futures is back on for three US-regulated trading platforms after one of them hit a snag with the country’s derivatives regulator, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. Two other exchanges are racing to launch similar products this year.</strong> Also read: SEC Commissioner: US Could Draw Crypto …

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Markets Update: Diminished March Trade Volume Mirrors Previous Patterns

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>Over the last few days, cryptocurrency markets have been holding steady and consolidating after the correction on Feb. 24. Currently, the entire market capitalization is hovering around $129 billion and trade volume has started to diminish slightly with $24.9 billion traded over the last 24 hours. The top contenders capturing most of …

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