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Yyves Choueifaty, TOBAM

Bitcoin has potential to become standard measure of value, says TOBAM’s CEO

Thu, 15/02/2018 - 10:39

Cryptocurrencies have been a hot button topic among investors over the last 12 months but amid all the hype, the key question is: Is this a de facto asset class? Or merely an exotic star that will burn brightly only to end in a spectacular supernova? Just look at what has happened to the price of bitcoin in recent days. »


Solactive launches bitcoin futures index

Fri, 22/12/2017 - 12:36

Three weeks after the approval of bitcoin futures by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission in the United States, niche index provider Solactive is launching the Solactive Bitcoin Front Month Rolling Futures 5D Index, an index tracking the performance of XBT futures listed on Cboe Global Markets (Cboe). »


Digital assets and blockchain equities fund returns 24 per cent in November

Tue, 19/12/2017 - 10:26

Singapore-based OC Horizon FinTech has concluded its first month of activity in blockchain related asset investment, having achieved a 24 per cent return in November. »

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MarketFactory enables bitcoin futures trading on the CME with Whisperer FX API

Thu, 14/12/2017 - 09:58

Market participants using MarketFacory’s ultra-low latency API for foreign exchange trading, Whisperer, will be able to trade Bitcoin futures on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) when they launch on 18 December. »

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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). »


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. »

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. »


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