Average daily trading volume of bitcoin futures trading on the Chicago Mercantile exchange (CME Group) in the second quarter grew by 93%.
Bitcoin futures average daily volume in Q2 grew 93% over the previous quarter, while open interest surpassed 2,400 contracts, a 58% increase. Learn more about trading #Bitcoin futures: https://t.co/adjWVWXBPQ pic.twitter.com/UQWC3nGGrI
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Note that the open interest (OI) also showed a positive trend compared with the first quarter and grew by 58%, to 2,405 contracts.
Recall that the launch of bitcoin futures on CME was held on 18 December 2017.
In April of this year, the Chicago Board options exchange (CBOE) reported record trading volumes of bitcoin futures trading — then the number of transactions exceeded the average daily rate (6600) almost three times.
Earlier this month, the CBOE filed with the Commission on securities and exchange Commission (SEC) to open bitcoin ETF to trade stocks SolidX.