CBOE reported record volumes of bitcoin futures trading - the number of deals exceeded the average daily rate (6600) by almost three times.
$XBT #BitcoinFutures highest daily volume - 3X normal ADV, @kpdavitt13 details high volume & ranges in the underlying, #Cryptocurrency trending higher: #bitcoincash $BCH, $EOS market cap https://t.co/3ZUS3ZwPxT #crypto
— Cboe (@CBOE) April 26, 2018
The number of traded contracts for May is 18,210, for June - 703, and for July - 87. The previous record was established on January 17, when the number of traded contracts was 15,500.
A similar situation has developed on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME Group) - the number of transactions on XBT-futures doubled to 11,000 (in relation to the values of Tuesday).
CME Group BTC Futures
At the same time, the average daily rate for the CME in April 2018 is 3,716, which is 44% more than in March.