The Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) announced on the 13th this month that the number of contracts for bitcoin futures contracts topped 33,600, setting a record high .
CME Bitcoin futures reached an all-time record high of 33.7K contracts on May 13 (168K equivalent bitcoin), up nearly 50% from the last record of 22.5K contracts on April : https://t.co/hDgraMj5pe pic.twitter.com/ct1xkjoJDF
— CMEGroup (@CMEGroup) May 13, 2019
CME listed bitcoin futures in December 2017 and recorded 22500 contracts this April.
This record has significantly increased 50% from the previous number of contracts. The number of contracts, when converted to the number of bitcoins, is 168,385, equivalent to over $ 1.3 billion in legal currency (approximately ¥ 142.4 billion) .
We also know that futures trading volume at CME is nearly $ 100 million better than trading volume on the leading cryptocurrency exchange Binance.
Even with BitMEX, which provides cryptocurrency FX, it can be seen that transaction volumes have been recovering in the entire cryptocurrency market, with transaction volumes per 24 hours exceeding $ 10 billion and updating to a record high.
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