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Market Wrap: Bitcoin Tops $11.1K; Ether Traders Like $400 Options

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Tops $11.1K; Ether Traders Like $400 Options

Bitcoin is making gains Friday while ether options traders on the Deribit exchange love $400 strikes. Bitcoin (BTC) trading around $10,050 as of 20:00 UTC (4 p.m. ET). Gaining 1.4% over the previous 24 hours. Bitcoin’s 24-hour range: $10,834-$11,111 BTC above its 10-day and 50-day moving averages, a bullish signal for market technicians. Bitcoin trading …

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Decentralized trading platform Opyn launches put options on Curve token

Decentralized trading platform Opyn launches put options on Curve token

Decentralized options trading platform Opyn has launched put options on Curve Finance’s governance token CRV, allowing traders to short the token. Put options give traders the right, not the obligation, to sell an underlying instrument at a fixed price on or before the expiry date. Opyn’s CRV put options have a strike price of $3 …

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Market Wrap: Bitcoin Breaks $11,800; Ether Options Market Explodes

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Breaks $11,800; Ether Options Market Explodes

Bitcoin continues its rebound this week after Sunday’s crash. Meanwhile, the ether options market suggests a roller coaster ride ahead for the world’s second largest cryptocurrency. It’s been a positive week for bitcoin so far. The world’s oldest cryptocurrency is continuing its rebound from a Sunday price crash, appreciating 12% on a bullish run that …

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Bitcoin Price Tests $9.4K as Demand for Put Options Drops

Bitcoin Price Tests $9.4K as Demand for Put Options Drops

Bitcoin’s price is gathering upward momentum as traders buy fewer put options, which are bearish bets on the top cryptocurrency.  At press time, bitcoin was changing hands near $9,400, representing a 2% gain on the day, according to CoinDesk’s Bitcoin Price Index. On a week-to-date basis, the cryptocurrency is now reporting over 8% gains. Bitcoin’s …

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Bitcoin’s halving breathes life into CME’s options product with new accounts rapidly growing

Bitcoin’s halving breathes life into CME’s options product with new accounts rapidly growing

Bitcoin’s halving appeared to have fueled a surge in a trading product at one of Wall Street’s most important financial institutions. Trading volumes and open interest in CME Group’s bitcoin options product has surged since the event last Monday, which saw the number of bitcoins produced with each transaction block falling from 12.5 BTC to …

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