A month after listing ethereum-based futures for trading, U.K exchange Crypto Facilities is now launching a derivative product for litecoin.
The President of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), Chris Concannon says Ethereum futures could be available soon, following a decision from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that Ethereum won’t be regulated as a security. The CBOE President says this decision gets rid of a major stumbling block that was hindering the path towards legally […]
The doors may be open for Cboe to launch an ether futures product, following a recent comment from the SEC that the cryptocurrency is not a security.
The head of research at Fundstrat Global Advisors, Thomas Lee, says the expiration dates of future contracts may be a cause of market volatility and may be part of the reason Bitcoin’s price slid this past week. Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) Bitcoin futures contracts for June expired on 13 June 2018, and that same […]
The case against embattled cryptocurrency startup My Big Coin is being watched closely by industry insiders, as it will help determine whether or not the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission has the authority to combat potential fraud associated with the coin and others. Jurisdiction of U.S. Regulators In line with increased attempts this year by… […]
This past April, news.Bitcoin.com reported on the Bitcoin futures markets offered by the two derivatives giants Cboe and CME Group and how contract volumes were steadily rising. This month, while BTC-spot prices slide to significant lows, both futures products from these two companies are still seeing increased demand for contracts. Also Read: A New Cryptocurrency Radio […]
The top three credit rating agencies, S&P, Moody’s and Fitch, said they consider Bitcoins future exchanges to be risky business, and that banks which clear Bitcoin futures contracts could have their credit rating downgraded if Bitcoin futures trading volume continues to grow. The credit rating agencies assign letter grades to banks, corporations, and governments to […]
The Bitcoin price is volatile by nature. Not all of this volatility is created out of the blue either. An ongoing investigation regarding Bitcoin price manipulation is taking place. As such, U.S. regulators demand data from various trading platforms to address these concerns. Bitcoin Price Manipulation Investigation There have been swelling rumors regarding major Bitcoin… […]
Indonesia’s futures watchdog has reportedly ruled that cryptos are commodities that can be traded on the country’s futures exchange.
The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission has released new guidance for companies issuing cryptocurrency derivatives products.
Cryptocurrency futures have proven to be somewhat intriguing traditional trading vehicles. More specifically, they allow institutional investors to be exposed to cryptocurrency without buying Bitcoin directly. It now seems CME is looking toward the future by introducing Ethereum indexes. It’s an interesting development, although Ethereum futures contracts are not on the roadmap as of yet. What […]
Chicago Mercantile Exchange & Chicago Board of Trade (CME Group Inc) announced a partnership with Crypto Facilities Ltd to list the price of ether in real-time dollars. Information from major cryptocurrency exchanges Bitstamp and Kraken will be used to determine the CME CF reference rate. This could be a hint of things to come for […]
Derivatives exchange operator CME Group and U.K. firm Crypto Facilities are partnering to create an ether reference rate and real time index.
Crypto trading platform Crypto Facilities, which helps the CME Group provide bitcoin futures contracts, will be launching ethereum futures today.
Financial institutions around the world are scrambling to launch Bitcoin trading services. It will be interesting to see who wins this race, although Goldman Sachs may be the first firm to cross the finish line. Their current plan is to launch derivatives trading rather than actually trade Bitcoin. It seems to make a lot of sense at this […]