Bytom Is Connecting Physical and Digital Assets

Assets of all stripes have long been recognized for their value in building wealth, paying debts and meeting both short- and long-term commitments. But now, with the exponential growth of computing power and big data, the value of strictly digital assets has all but eclipsed the traditional physical assets that were long the cornerstone of personal wealth. As such, there is a growing need for projects that can connect the worlds of traditional physical assets and cutting-edge digital ones, thus providing the best of both worlds. A key player in…

ICE’s Bakkt Reveals First Crypto Product as Physical Bitcoin Futures

Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) confirmed its Bakkt cryptocurrency platform’s first offering will take the form of physical Bitcoin futures. ICE, which also operates the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) released new details Tuesday, September 25. Bakkt, which ICE has said will be a “regulated ecosystem” for institutional investors aiming to get exposure to cryptocurrency, will offer futures against at least three fiat currencies: the U.S. dollar, British pound sterling and euro. “Our first contracts will be physically delivered Bitcoin futures contracts versus fiat currencies, including USD, GBP and EUR,” the company…