Open interest in bitcoin futures broke the record, reaching $5.8 billion, according to the data of the analytical company Skew.
Cryptoexchange OKEx remains the market leader with $ 1.3 billion in open positions. BitMEX and Huobi follow with $1.08 billion and $0.77 billion, respectively. OKEx also continues to rank #1 in daily trading volume with $4.74 billion. OKEx is followed by Huobi and Binance with $4.6 billion and $4.54 billion, respectively.
On August 17, total trading volume in Bitcoin futures exceeded $20 billion for the first time in a week. Open interest in bitcoin futures on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange exceeded $940 million.