Since the market rout on March 12, otherwise known as ‘Black Thursday,’ bitcoin futures and options contracts have seen significant demand. On May 14, CME Group saw the total number of outstanding derivatives contracts (open interest) touch a high of $142 million. Four days later, CME broke records again. Data from the researchers at Skew.com detailed that CME’s regulated bitcoin options open interest is up 10x this month.Deribit’s Massive Options Volumes and CME Group’s Regulated Bitcoin Derivatives Markets Touch New HighsEver since the halving on May 11, there’s been a lot of action when it comes to bitcoin-based…

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