According to sources, Bloomberg, the stock exchange and the Nasdaq, despite the overall decline in creativelounge market and the price of bitcoin, forthcoming in early 2019 launch new product – futures on bitcoin based on prices from multiple kryptomere selected VanEck Associates Corp. In addition, for the launch of derivatives Nasdaq representatives had to carry out serious work with the Commission on commodity futures trading (CFTC), which regulates swap markets of the United States.
Recall that the intention to submit a bitcoin futures with characteristics different from the products offered by Cboe and CME Group, head of Nasdaq adena Friedman (Adena Friedman) confirmed in January of this year. And on 24 January 2019 also scheduled to launch cryptocurrency platform Bakkt, the first product of which will be a bitcoin futures with physical delivery.
Meanwhile, the most popular futures on Bitcoin and other crypto-currencies are now traded on the stock exchange Bitmex