During yesterday's rapid growth of Bitcoin on the BitMEX derivatives exchange, in just a few hours, short positions of $ 131.4 million were eliminated, Chepicap reports.
So, against the background of a jump to marks near $ 9000, almost 40 million short positions and only 287 thousand long positions were placed on BitMEX:
Bitmex Liquidations | 27.05.2019
However, at the moment, longs prevail over shorts - 1 million long and 58 thousand short positions. As reported, currently Long liquidations dominate with $1.9 million in liquidations over the past 6 hours.
BitMEX Insurance Fund
The BitMEX insurance fund continues to grow. It currently stores 26,667.5886 BTC or about $ 234 million.