As the crypto economy sets its sights on half of a trillion in USD value, digital currency derivatives markets are swelling significantly. Bitcoin futures have surpassed a six-month high at $52 billion, while the crypto asset’s options markets have jumped massively too. Additionally, bitcoin options markets indicate that traders wager there’s a 29% chance the price of BTC will be above $20,000 by December 25, 2020.
At the time of publication, the entire cryptocurrency economy is hovering just below the 500 billion-dollar mark. While cryptocurrencies like BTC and ETH have seen solid spot market gains, crypto derivatives have skyrocketed with significant interest.
Data from the website Coinalyze indicates that global BTC futures have spiked over $52 billion, which is the highest derivatives markets have seen in over six months. The bitcoin futures momentum touched an all-time high (ATH) and the researchers from Skew.com tweeted about the milestone.
“All-time high for BTC futures daily volumes…