Trading will begin, under the ticker symbol "XBT", at the start of global trading hours at 6 p.m. ET, and will be free through December.
Bitcoin trading markets seem to have already priced the CBOE's move into their assessment of the cryptocurrency's price. CBOE's stock has run up 68% year to date, while the S&P 500 has gained 18%.Читайте также: Sabrina the Teenage Witch Is Heading to Netflix With 20-Episode Order
Bitcoin has gained more mainstream attention lately as its price has soared on the private exchanges.
"Although we have worked through a lengthy, comprehensive process with the CFTC (Commodity Futures Trading Commission) to get to this point, we recognize bitcoin is a new, uncharted market that will continue to evolve, requiring continued collaboration with the Commission and our clients going forward", Terry Duffy, CME Group chairman and CEO, said in the statement. The first bitcoin futures contracts on a regulated US exchange are set to launch on Sunday. For example, traders are not allowed to hold more than 1,000 bitcoin futures contracts at the same time in CME. Bitstamp, GDAX, itBit and Kraken are the constituent exchanges that now contribute the pricing data for calculating the BRR.
Last week, a JPMorgan global markets strategist forecast that the introduction of bitcoin futures would legitimize cryptocurrency in the eyes of both institutional and retail investors, transforming the cryptocurrencies into "an emerging asset class".
On the USA -based Bitfinex exchange, fell to $11,131, down $31, or 0.28% after hitting an all-time high of $11,843 earlier in the session.При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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