SEC Chairman Jay Clayton said that it will take a while before there is proper regulation for Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, and that has to happen before major exchanges can begin to list them.
If things go according to plan, Bitcoin.com would soon launch the first Bitcoin Cash derivative in the form of futures contracts. The company is looking to launch this with a CFTC-approved exchange.
After a massive demand for its Bitcoin Futures Contract this year, the CME Group is planning to introduce Bitcoin options contracts as per the internal source.
CME Group allegedly decided to make changes to its reference rate and index tied to Ethereum. Their sources say it could mean a future tied to the crypto is coming to its marketplace.
The CME Group has seen a massive surge in open interest for Bitcoin Futures contracts that also hints towards rising institutional participation.
Bitcoin seems to be cementing its position above $5000 levels while preparing for the next big bull run.
Electronic trading across CME Group Inc.’s futures markets resumed late Tuesday after technical problems triggered an hourslong trading halt.
It seems that we’ll have to wait some more for Bakkt to get its Bitcoin futures contract approved. A new report claims that the CFTC’s decision-making process has been progressing slow and now it is likely to go live only in February 2019.
In spite of all the previous rumors, CME Group Inc. is not going to introduce futures on cryptocurrencies other than Bitcoin.
The US-based derivatives marketplace is planning to estimate user demand for ethereum futures product prior to its future launch on the platform.