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    CME Group introduces micro Bitcoin futures

    The new contract is worth one-tenth the size of a single Bitcoin. The Chicago Mercantile Exchange, or CME, has officially launched its newest Bitcoin (BTC) derivatives product, setting the stage for wider mainstream adoption of digital assets. TIm McCourt, CME Group’s global head of equity index and alternative investment products, said the new product will provide… More

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    Bullish ETH/BTC pair revives the Ethereum ‘flippening’ discussion

    Bitcoin price is clinging on to $53,000 while Ethereum’s increasing bullish momentum prompted renewed discussions of an ETH flippening. Bitcoin and the overall cryptocurrency market saw minor losses on April 29 as the market heads into the expiry of $4.2 billion worth of (BTC) options contracts. Data from Cointelegraph Markets and TradingView shows that since reaching a high… More

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    3 things every crypto trader should know about derivatives exchanges

    Understanding open interest, funding rates and the differences between futures contracts is the starting point for any investor interested in trading crypto-based derivatives. In the past two years futures contracts have become widely popular among cryptocurrency traders and this became more evident as the total open interest on derivatives more than doubled in three months.… More

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    Bitcoin futures open interest soars to new heights ahead of Coinbase listing

    Open interest in Bitcoin futures is soaring but volumes are falling. Open interest in Bitcoin futures has surged to new record highs ahead of Coinbase’s April 14 direct listing on the Nasdaq.Crypto market data aggregator Glassode states that Bitcoin open interest has exceeded $27 billion for the first time as Bitcoin pushed into new record… More