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Interactive Brokers launches bitcoin futures trading

Wed, 13/12/2017 - 08:40

Interactive Brokers Group is now offering clients the ability to trade bitcoin futures on the Cboe Futures Exchange (CFE). »

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Vela ready for bitcoin futures trading on Cboe and CME

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 09:57

Market access technology provider Vela is to support bitcoin futures, meaning that firms wishing to take advantage of the new contracts from Cboe Futures Exchange (CFE) and CME Group Inc (CME) can receive market data and trading access without delay from launch. »

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Cboe bitcoin futures trading volume totals more than 4,000 contracts on first day of trading

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 09:35

Cboe Global Markets’ Cboe bitcoin futures (XBT) traded a reported 4,127 contracts in their first day of trading. XBT futures debuted Sunday, 10 December, at 5:00 pm CT, the beginning of Global Trading Hours. The first trading session closed at 3:15 pm CT on 11 December. »

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Cboe bitcoin futures open for trading

Mon, 11/12/2017 - 09:12

Cboe Global Markets’ new Cboe bitcoin futures (XBT) began trading exactly as planned at 5:00 pm CT on Sunday, 10 December, 2017, at the start of Global Trading Hours. »

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Ex-JP Morgan exec and hedge fund board member joins BlockEx adviser team

Tue, 05/12/2017 - 20:59

BlockEx, the provider of digital asset exchange platform, has added former JP Morgan executive and hedge fund board member Roger Ohan to its adviser team.  »

Edward T Tilly, CBOE

Cboe plans 10 December launch of Bitcoin futures trading

Tue, 05/12/2017 - 09:49

Cboe Futures Exchange (CFE) plans to offer trading in bitcoin futures beginning at 5:00 pm CT on Sunday, 10 December, 2017, at the start of Global Trading Hours. Monday, 11 December, will be the first full day of trading, and trading will be free through December. »

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Cboe submits product certification for Bitcoin futures

Mon, 04/12/2017 - 11:14

The Cboe Futures Exchange (CFE) has filed a product certification with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to offer bitcoin futures trading. The product certification is subject to regulatory review. »

J Christopher Giancarlo, CFTC

CME, CFE and Cantor Exchange self-certify Bitcoin products

Mon, 04/12/2017 - 10:30

The Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc (CME) and the CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) have self-certified new contracts for bitcoin futures products, and the Cantor Exchange (Cantor) has self-certified a new contract for bitcoin binary options. »

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Triple Alpha aiming to broaden access to hedge fund-style trading algorithms

Thu, 23/11/2017 - 16:04

Triple Alpha, which is built on unique trading algorithms previously available only to hedge fund clients, is to launch an ICO and create a capital fund. »

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Coinfix launches new dollar-backed cryptocurrency

Wed, 15/11/2017 - 10:40

Blockchain company Coinfix Inc has launched USC, an encrypted digital asset pegged to the US dollar. With a fixed exchange rate of 1:1, it means that holders of USC will have the flexibility of a digital asset and the assurance of US dollar value. »

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