At press time, the price of bitcoin remains virtually unchanged since our previous coverage and is still hovering within the $6,400 range. Apparently, $6,400 has become the new $6,500, or the spot where bitcoin feels the most comfortable. The currency spent several days, if not weeks, traversing the $6,500 boards, but following a $300 drop late last week, bitcoin has only managed to recover $200 of those “lost funds.” It’s unsettling, but at least the coin isn’t falling any further.
BTC is, for the most part, trading on a flat range, though it is experiencing low volatility.
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JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon might consider bitcoin to be a “fraud” that “will not end well,” but one of his top strategists anticipates that the launch of bitcoin futures could turn cryptocurrencies into “an emerging asset class.”
As reported by CNBC, Nikolaos Panigirtzoglou, a global markets strategist at JPMorgan, said Friday that the addition of bitcoin futures contracts to regulated trading platforms will lend credibility to cryptocurrency, making it more appealing to both institutional and retail investors.
The governor of the Bank of France has become the latest to voice a warning about investing in bitcoin, stating that those who do do so at their ‘own risk.’
Speaking at a conference in Beijing on Friday, 58-year-old Francois Villeroy de Galhau, said that bitcoin was neither a currency nor a cryptocurrency, reports Fortune.
It is a speculative asset.
The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) has received approval from the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to list bitcoin futures contracts on its trading platform.
CBOE announced on Friday that it had received approval from the CFTC to offer bitcoin futures trading on CFE, its dedicated futures exchange. The futures will trade under the ticker symbol “XBT,” and a launch date will be announced following a period of regulatory review.
The bitcoin price rallied to a 24-hour high following the announcement that U.S. derivatives exchange CME has self-certified to list bitcoin futures contracts in mid-December.
As CCN reported, CME announced on Friday that, pending final regulatory approval, the exchange will launch its much-anticipated bitcoin futures product on Monday, Dec.
Chicago derivatives exchange operator CME Group has announced that it has self-certified the initial listing of its bitcoin futures contract to launch on December 18.
CME Chairman and CEO Terry Duffy made the historic announcement on Friday, revealing that the exchange has received approval from the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to begin trading bitcoin futures in just a little over two weeks:
“We are pleased to bring Bitcoin futures to market after working closely with the CFTC and market participants to design a regulated offering that will provide investors with transparency, price discovery, and risk transfer capabilities,” said Duffy.
JPMorgan’s CEO might think bitcoin is a “fraud,” but that doesn’t mean the company will preclude the opportunity to reap a profit by helping clients trade bitcoin futures.
According to a Wall Street Journal report, the financial services behemoth is holding conversations about potentially facilitating client trades of bitcoin futures contracts once they launch on U.
Historic British hedge fund Man Group says that it will likely add bitcoin to its “investment universe” once U.S. exchange CME launches bitcoin futures contracts next month.
The London-based Man Group, which was founded in 1783 as a sugar cooperage and brokerage, is one of the world’s largest hedge funds and has close to $100 billion in funds under management.
Responding to the news that the Chicago-based derivatives market CME intends to launch bitcoin futures during the second week of December, Man Group CEO Luke Ellis told Reuters that the firm intends to add bitcoin to its “investment universe” once the futures contracts are officially listed for trading.
Bitcoin futures contracts are scheduled to launch in one month on the world’s largest derivatives exchange, and market analysts have nothing to fear.
That’s according to Terry Duffy, chairman and CEO of the Chicago-based CME Group, which will soon become the first licensed U.S. derivatives exchange to list bitcoin futures contracts. Speaking with CNBC, Duffy revealed that CME plans to launch bitcoin futures trading during the second week of December.
Argentina's largest futures market has aired plans to offer bitcoin services to investors.
According to a Bloomberg report today, the Latin American country's Mercado de Termino de Rosario (Rofex) is focusing on how it might offer cryptocurrency futures as part of its suite of offerings.
Кто знает подойдет ли этот кошелек для постоянного приема в сатоши? Я просто майнить не решился, но написал несколько ботов для того, чтобы они собирали с кранов монеты. Я так понял, что это веб-кошел...