Bakkt has launched two new regulated bitcoin derivatives products. Within hours of launch, Bakkt announced that over 1,000 futures contracts had been traded in Asia. The platform now offers four types of regulated bitcoin derivatives products: monthly and daily physically delivered bitcoin futures, cash settled bitcoin futures, and options on monthly bitcoin futures.
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2 New Regulated Products
Bakkt, a digital asset platform powered by Intercontinental Exchange Inc. (ICE), the parent company of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), announced Monday that its two new bitcoin derivatives products are now live. They leverage the platform’s benchmark contract, the physically delivered bitcoin monthly futures, which was launched in September.
The first of the two new products is Bakkt Bitcoin (USD) Monthly Options, which settles into the underlying futures contract two days prior to expiry on ICE Futures U.S. The second is Bakkt Bitcoin (USD) Cash Settled Futures, which is available on ICE…