22Mar/19

CFTC: We’re ‘Diligently’ Working on All Crypto-Related Applications, Including Bakkt’s

United States regulator the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is actively working to approve multiple crypto-related applications, including for Bitcoin (BTC) futures from institutional trading platform Bakkt. A CFTC commissioner revealed theRead More…

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18Mar/19

When Bakkt? Bitcoin Futures Market’s Approval Appears Stuck in Limbo

Bakkt was first announced in early August as a bitcoin trading and custody platform, but its launch has been repeatedly delayed It has submitted a proposal to the CFTC, asking for anRead More…

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15Mar/19

‘No Change’ to Bitcoin Futures Plans, CME Says, as Cboe Pulls Back

It’s business as usual for CME Group’s bitcoin futures market, despite a retrenchment by rival derivatives exchange operator Cboe Global Markets. Contacted by CoinDesk Friday, a spokesperson for CME said the exchangeRead More…

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15Mar/19

Cboe Discontinues Bitcoin Futures for Now

The Chicago Board Options Exchange (Cboe) has announced that it is dropping any new bitcoin futures contracts this month. The decision may have been necessitated by low trading volumes. Cboe indicated thatRead More…

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