A look at CFTC-regulated, and self-reported bitcoin derivative data: hedge-funds at an all time high in CFTC net short position this month

Quick Take

  • A look at bitcoin derivatives data, including: CFTC regulated bitcoin futures (CME, Bakkt), bitcoin options (Deribit), and self-reported crypto exchange perpetual swaps and futures data
  • Looking at regulated CFTC futures bitcoin data, hedge-funds are at all time highs in the total value of net short positions in the last two weeks 
Bitcoin Derivatives Update Back in June, according to CME Group, its bitcoin futures product cracked yet another all-time record in both volumes and open interest, with more than $1.7 billion in notional value traded on Friday, June 26 (surpassing the previous record by more than 30%). While CME Group finished the update with a proclamation that […]

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