Just recently news.Bitcoin.com reported on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME Group) planning to launch its bitcoin-based derivatives products this quarter. Now according to CME’s bitcoin futures market specs, the firm plans to launch its derivatives products on December 10 pending regulatory approval.
CME Group’s CEO Terry Duffy: ‘Our Exchange is the Natural Home for This New Bitcoin-Based Vehicle’
At the end of October, the world’s largest options exchange announced it would be offering mainstream investors the chance to participate in bitcoin-based futures markets in Q4 of 2017. The company will follow the firm, LedgerX, which has been swapping bitcoin futures for a few weeks now. Terry Duffy, CME Group’s CEO, and Chairman explained at the time that there is a lot of interest in bitcoin derivatives products stating; […]