Tag: Bitcoin Futures

Bitcoin price crash
December 03, 2017 BY LeapRate Staff

Another Bitcoin weekend: back above $11,000

After seamlessly blasting through the $10,000 mark and setting an all-time high of $11,395 early last week, Bitcoin prices came back down to earth and leveled out at just above $9,000 on Thursday and Friday, beginning what looked to be a possibly uncertain December for the ever-popular cryptocurrency. But not to worry. Once again, it…

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December 01, 2017 BY Mariela Naydenova

Bitcoin Futures by the end of 2017

CME Group is now in the process of launching the first bitcoin futures and the event is scheduled to take place by December 18, 2017. This will eventually put an end to doubts whether the derivatives "giant" will trust that the new bitcoin-related product will be successful or not. What is more, CME reported that…

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December 01, 2017 BY Valentina Kirilova

Cboe submits product certification for Bitcoin Futures

Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) just announced that Cboe Futures Exchange (CFE) has filed a product certification with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to offer bitcoin futures trading. The product certification is subject to regulatory review. Cboe has also released its trading volumes today and reported increasing usage of new Complex Order Options…

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December 01, 2017 BY Valentina Kirilova

CME Group self-certifies Bitcoin Futures to launch December 18

New contract to provide regulated trading venue for cryptocurrency futures market Derivatives marketplace operator CME Group Inc (NASDAQ:CME) just announced that it has self-certified the initial listing of its Bitcoin futures contract to launch Monday, December 18, 2017. We are pleased to bring Bitcoin futures to market after working closely with the CFTC and market…

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November 21, 2017 BY Mariela Naydenova

JPMorgan may be heading into bitcoin futures

After Jamie Dimon, the CEO of JPMorgan, slammed bitcoin as a "fraud", JPMorgan is now reportedly heading to bitcoin futures, once CME launches the product in early December, 2017, according to CNBC. A report from Wall Street Journal reads: "J.P. Morgan is considering whether to provide its clients access to CME's new bitcoin product through…

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