Institutional Bitcoin longs at record-high, hedge funds short — CME data

Institutional Bitcoin longs at record-high, hedge funds short — CME data

CME data shows Institutions are long Bitcoin while hedge funds are aggressively shorting BTC. According to CME, the amount of Bitcoin (BTC) long contracts held by institutions are at an all-time high. Yet, CME’s most recent Commitment of Trader report shows hedge funds are at a record-high for BTC shorts.There seemingly is a major difference in the perception of Bitcoin’s short to medium-term trend between hedge funds and institutions.CME Bitcoin futures net open interest. Source: SkewWhy are hedge funds aggressively shorting Bitcoin but not institutions?Hedge funds typically implement....


Related News

Institutions Long and Hedge Funds Short: Bitcoin Options Traders Prep for ‘Bi...

Trends in bitcoin options markets are making it difficult for financial analysts to pinpoint BTC’s next move. Data from CME’s recently published trader report shows that institutional investors are capturing a larger number of bitcoin long contracts, while hedge funds are showing an all-time high for bitcoin short contracts. On Tuesday, the price of bitcoin (BTC) has been attempting to capture the $12k price zone and a number of people are focused on the crypto assets’ next moves. While a number of crypto traders are extremely bullish some people believe that digital....

Coinbase Says Interest From Pension Funds and Hedge Funds Has Skyrocketed, In...

The Nasdaq-listed cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has revealed record growth in its institutional business. “This year, interest from pension funds and hedge funds has skyrocketed, supported by the roll-out of crypto-ETPs as well as an increased understanding of the crypto economy,” said Coinbase. Coinbase Sees Interest From Institutional Investors Skyrocketing Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase (Nasdaq: COIN) reportedly revealed Tuesday that between Dec. 31 last year and the end of the first quarter this year, its institutional holdings grew 170% from $45 billion to $122....

The institutional herd is here: Bitcoin volume on CME, LMAX hits new records

The institutional herd has arrived to the Bitcoin market as institutional platforms see record-high volume. The daily volume of the CME Bitcoin (BTC) futures market and LMAX achieved a new all-time high on Jan. 4. The data show that the institutional demand for BTC is rapidly surging as major public funds continue to accumulate.Institutional appetite for Bitcoin is acceleratingAccording to analysts at Arcane Research, the daily volume of LMAX Digital reached a record-high at $2.62 billion. Bitcoin daily volume on LMAX Digital. Source: Arcane ResearchLMAX is a trading platform that tailors....

Institutional investors plan to buy every Bitcoin price dip, data suggests

New survey data shows institutional investors intend to increase their Bitcoin allocations regardless of short term dips in BTC price. A new survey commissioned by crypto asset insurance company, Evertas, a cryptocurrency insurance firm, found that institutional investors plan to significantly increase their stakes in Bitcoin (BTC) and other digital assets in the future.After surveying 50 institutional investors that collectively manage over $78 billion in assets in the United States and United Kingdom, a standout response was that 26% of participants believe that pension funds, insurers,....

This Hedge Fund is Run by 7,500 Nameless, Blind Strangers

…And they’re paid in Bitcoin. Yes, it does sound like a joke, but San Francisco hedge fund startup, Numerai, is attracting an increasing number of big name investors. First, Hedge Funds Need Data. Running a hedge fund requires the processing of vast amounts of data… or one guy, up to his eyeballs on coke, throwing sticky darts at a computer screen, but let’s ignore him. The majority of funds are still managed by humans: analyzing market trends, breaking (and expected) financial news, along with a wealth of other information. This data guides the human manager when making the investment....