$1.2B Bitcoin Futures and Options Contracts Just Expired — What’s Next?
$1.2 billion in Bitcoin futures and options expired today, what does this mean for BTC price? A total of 106,000 Bitcoin (BTC) futures contracts and options expired today, and this has investors curious about how BTC price may respond, leading into and after the expiry. Bears were not expecting the most recent run to $11,000, especially after two months of sideways trading activity.The 52% increase in Bitcoin futures’ aggregate open interest increase in July indicates that sellers are either excessively confident or mostly using it for hedge and arbitrage opportunities. Bitcoin futures aggregate open interest.
Coin Telegraph - 31st Jul 18:07