Post Profile

There's a row brewing over the launch of bitcoin futures

CME Group and CBOE set to launch bitcoin futures later this month. Futures Industry Association (FIA) complains that there hasn't been proper industry consultation on the launch. Clearinghouses that will guarantee futures are worried they will carry all of the risks, FIA says. Bitcoin's price regularly moves 10% in a day, meaning exposure is not trivial. LONDON — The trade body of the futures, options, and derivatives markets is concerned that not enough thought has gone into the potential risks posed by the introduction of bitcoin futures contracts.
read more


Related Posts

All You Need To Know About Today's Bitcoin Futures Contract

Business & Finance : Zero Hedge

CBOE Global Markets Inc and CME Group Inc will launch futures contracts on bitcoin on Dec. 10 and Dec. 17 respectively. Here are some of the differences between the products to be offered by the exchange operators. CONTRACT UNIT The...

Cboe is racing to launch bitcoin futures trading ahead of rival CME

Technology / Technology Industry News : Silicon Alley Insider

Cboe Global Markets announced Monday it will offer trading of bitcoin futures on December 11. Chairman and CEO Ed Tilly told Business Insider that the firm is prepared to "redesign and relaunch" bitcoin futures, if appropriate. Cboe...

Banks Issue Last Minute Warning About Risks Of Bitcoin Futures, Ask Regulator For Review

Business & Finance : Zero Hedge

As we countdown to the launch of bitcoin futures trading on the CBOE (10 December) and CME (18 December), the big banks – via the Futures Industry Association - have suddenly got cold feet about the risks. We don't blame them, someb...

Afternoon Coffee: Bitcoin Futures Go Live on CME, Oracle to Buy Aconex for $1.2 Billion

Business & Finance : Spend Matters

Categories: Afternoon Coffee Tags: General News Bitcoin futures launched at CME Group Sunday night, following bitcoin’s official futures debut at CBOE last week. Oracle announced Monday it would acquire construction project manageme...

Cboe's president hints at ether and bitcoin cash futures

Business & Finance : Business Insider: Clusterstock

Cboe President Chris Concannon said the firm could launch more products, such as futures for ether and bitcoin cash. In August, Cboe announced it would launch a bitcoin futures contract. Two months later, CME announced its product, ...


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC