CBOE: Website Crash Had ‘No Impact’ On Bitcoin Futures Success

The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) has confirmed its website outages are not disrupting its Bitcoin futures trading.

After the exchange launched the pioneering futures on Sunday, its front-end interface crashed almost immediately, apparently due to high traffic volumes, leading to concerns that the launch would fail.

However, in a series of Twitter updates, CBOE said that the technical problems had “no impact” on the “orderly trading” of its new product.

Bitcoin prices immediately rocketed following the release, correcting upwards following a dip below $13,000 in the run-up to Sunday.

At press time, almost 20 percent daily growth has contributed an average value of $16,785 per coin, according to Coinmarketcap exchange data…

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