Institutions Take Record Bullish Bets in Bitcoin Futures, Shrugging Off Excha...

Institutions Take Record Bullish Bets in Bitcoin Futures, Shrugging Off Excha...

Institutions hold record bullish beets in CME Bitcoin futures as the cryptocurrency shows resilience to negative news.


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