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The prospect of a Bitcoin ETF has been widely discussed for the last few years, and despite all previous applications for a US-based fund being rejected or withdrawn, the latest rhetoric from the SEC appears to suggest the commission is ready to consult with industry stakeholders, who may be...
UK Bitcoin exchange Coinfloor has announced the launch of CoinfloorEX - a physically-settled Bitcoin futures exchange. Founder Mark Lamb broke the news on Twitter following an interview with Reuters at the Futures Industry Association conference in Florida. CoinfloorEX joins a growing number of Bitcoin futures exchanges in the nascent...
The CEO of Nasdaq has revealed that it is looking into how it can offer digital currency futures that are different to Cboe and CME offerings. Speaking to CNBC, Adena Friedman, the chief of the stock exchange, said that Nasdaq was ‘investigating the idea of a cryptocurrency futures.’ “We continue to...
Billionaire investor and entrepreneur Mark Cuban has said that the approval of the bitcoin futures on major exchanges will be ‘generally positive’ for the digital currency. The Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) Group and the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) have both received approval from the U.S. Commodities Futures Trading Commission...
Investment firm Cantor Fitzgerald announced a bitcoin futures program set to launch in 2018. The news puts Cantor Fitzgerald on the long list of traditional money forces putting a bet on bitcoin. But this isn’t their first foray into cryptocurrencies. Back in 2015, one of its (now former) highest...