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US Regulator Clears CME, CBOE to Begin Bitcoin Futures Trading

US Regulator Clears CME, CBOE to Begin Bitcoin Futures Trading

U.S. financial firms CME Group, CBOE and Cantor Fitzgerald revealed today they will list financial products offering exposure to cryptocurrencies starting December 18. First unveiled in an announcement by the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), the regulator said all three companies will pursue a self-certified initial listing, after working with the agency to set a standard for the […]

CME CEO: Bitcoin Futures Could Begin Trading As Soon As December

CME CEO: Bitcoin Futures Could Begin Trading As Soon As December

CME Group chairman and CEO Terry Duffy has said that the derivatives exchange operator could list a planned bitcoin futures product as early as next month. The firm made waves in October when it revealed that it was seeking regulatory approval to list its first bitcoin-related product. At the time, CME said that the futures would be […]