ICE Releases Initial Margin Limits for Bakkt’s Coming Futures Trading

The Intercontinental Exchange, which will house the Bakkt’s Bitcoin futures contracts, has released requirements for margin trading. The Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) has announced tentative margin requirements for Bakkt Bitcoin (BTC) futures trading contracts. The announcement appeared on ICE’s official website on Sept. 9. Bakkt futures margin requirements Per the notice, the initial hedge requirement for daily […]

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Bitcoin Bombshell, Libra Rivals, Twitter Spats: Hodler’s Digest, Aug. 19–25

Binance unveils its own project to rival Facebook’s Libra, Bitcoin’s dominance may not be what we all thought, and WhatsApp plots digital payments launch. Coming every Sunday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and […]

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Gemini Exchange Added to CME Group’s Pioneering Crypto Benchmarks

The Winklevoss twins’ Gemini platform is being added as a constituent exchange for the Chicago Mercantile Exchange’s cryptocurrency reference rates. The Winklevoss twins’ Gemini platform is being added as a constituent exchange for the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME Group)’s cryptocurrency reference rates. As revealed in an official tweet from CME Group on Aug. 8, Gemini […]

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Bakkt Begins Testing Bitcoin Futures

Bakkt has begun testing its physically delivered Bitcoin futures, as experts predict a full launch this quarter. 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 […]

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