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Solactive launches bitcoin futures index

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


Vela ready for bitcoin futures trading on Cboe and CME

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

CBOE Edward T Tilly

Cboe plans 10 December launch of Bitcoin futures trading

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


Cboe submits product certification for Bitcoin futures

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. The impending launch date of Cboe bitcoin futures, which will trade

J Christopher Giancarlo, CFTC

CME, CFE and Cantor Exchange self-certify Bitcoin products

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. “Bitcoin, a virtual currency, is a

Bitcoin volatility is a ‘sideshow’

Bitcoin expert Nicholas Gregory, founder and CEO of London-based cryptocurrency enabler CommerceBlock, comments on recent volatility in cryptocurrency prices…  Prices of digital currencies have been on a rollercoaster ride lately but this violent volatility is actually all a bit of

Terry Duffy, CME Group

CME Group to launch bitcoin futures

CME Group is planning to launch bitcoin futures in Q4 2017, pending regulatory approval. The new contract will be cash-settled, based on the CME CF Bitcoin Reference Rate (BRR) which serves as a once-a-day reference rate of the U.S. dollar


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