CME Group Launches Bitcoin Futures

After the launch of bitcoin futures at CBOE last week the worlds largest derivatives marketplace, CME Group, launched futures for the digital currency yesterday; some believe the launch of futures on both marketplaces has helped to drove the price to record levels; CME bitcoin futures are based on the CME CF Bitcoin Reference Rate which aggregates trading across major exchanges. Source.

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