Highlighting what went right, and what went wrong, in this week’s crypto news analysis.

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Below is our weekly roundup of industry and coin specific news. If you’d like to get in touch with us about any of our products or services, we look forward to hearing from you. Just send us a note.

Latest Industry News

Bakkt goes live today

  • After two delays and 13 months of questions, the Intercontinental Exchange-backed bitcoin warehouse and futures contract facilitator is launching

  • Bakkt’s futures will be physically settled, meaning buyers receive BTC at expiration, whereas the futures available at the CME are cash-settled – essentially side bets on the cryptocurrency’s price

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CME Group will offer options on BTC futures

  • The new products are intended to help institutions and professional traders manage spot market Bitcoin exposure, as well as enable them to hedge Bitcoin futures positions in a regulated exchange environment

  • Pending regulatory approval, the new options will launch in Q1 2020

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CBOE withdraws ETF proposal from SEC review

  • On Tuesday, the SEC published a notice that the CBOE had withdrawn its application for the VanEck/SolidX Bitcoin ETF on 13 September

  • Although no reason was given, the decision to withdraw the proposal came just weeks after the firm began offering a limited Bitcoin ETF for institutions

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Latest Coin News

BTC

  • Price analysis

  • BTC mining difficulty set to

    this quarter

  • $155 million in

    as BTC breaches $10k support

ETH

  • Price analysis

  • Eth hits longest run of daily

    in nearly four months

  • US Attorney’s office indicts

    in EtherDelta hack

XRP

  • Price analysis

  • Ripple files

    suit that alleges the firm broke securities laws

  • Ripple transfers

    to OTC wallet

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