Bakkt to start testing its physically-delivered BTC futures on July 22, 2019

Bakkt Bitcoin platform for institutional investors from Intercontinental Exchange is planning to start the testing phase of two BTC futures contracts on July 22, 2019. Adam White, Bakkt chief operating officer, revealed in a blog that Bitcoin futures contracts will set “a new standard for institutional market quality for digital assets” going even further and […]

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Facebook makes public the White Paper for Libra cryptocurrency

Facebook just released the highly anticipated white paper of Libra, its blockchain-based payment system that should bring cryptocurrencies to the mainstream in 2020. Facebook’s cryptocurrency is a stablecoin built on the Libra blockchain to be backed by a reserve of assets and national currencies. The reserve is funded by fiat deposits and government securities that […]

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