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.
Orderly trading on all @Cboe exchanges continues, and intermittent website delays have had no impact on trading activity.
— Cboe (@CBOE) December 11, 2017
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…