Browsing the "Bitcoin Futures" Tag

Senior CFTC Official Who Set Bitcoin Futures Policy Is Leaving: Report

| Daniel Palmer

Amir Zaidi, director of the CFTC's Division of Market Oversight, is to leave the regulator within weeks, according to Bloomberg Law.

What Happened: Why the First Physical Bitcoin Futures Haven’t Launched

| Nikhilesh De

LedgerX admitted it has not launched bitcoin futures, as it previously claimed, after the CFTC said it had not approved the exchange to do so.

ICE CEO: Bakkt Will Launch Bitcoin Futures In ‘Very Near Future’

| Nikhilesh De

ICE CEO Jeffrey Sprecher said Bakkt will launch its physically-settled bitcoin futures soon, subject to regulatory approval.

CFTC: LedgerX ‘Not Approved’ to Launch ‘Physical’ Bitcoin Futures

| Nikhilesh De

LedgerX has launched the first physically-settled bitcoin futures contracts in the U.S., beating Bakkt to the punch.

TD Ameritrade CEO: We’re Taking ‘Crawl, Walk, Run’ Approach to Crypto

| Daniel Kuhn

The firm's early investment in derivative platform ErisX may enable the firm to expand their crypto investment opportunities.

Bakkt Is Scheduled to Start Testing Its Bitcoin Futures Contracts Today

| Nikhilesh De

Bakkt is scheduled to begin testing its bitcoin futures contracts Monday, more than six months after its originally planned launch date.

TD Ameritrade-Backed ErisX Gets Green Light to Settle Futures in Bitcoin

| Nikhilesh De

The CFTC just granted ErisX a derivatives clearing organization license, green-lighting it to launch physically-settled bitcoin futures contracts.

CFTC Approves LedgerX to Settle Futures in Real Bitcoin

| Nikhilesh De

LedgerX just got the green light from the CFTC to offer physically settled bitcoin futures to retail investors.

Bakkt Reveals Bitcoin Futures Contract Details Ahead of July Test Date

| Nikhilesh De

Bakkt will begin user testing of its bitcoin futures contracts on July 22, revealing new contract specifications on Thursday.

Bakkt Sets July Test Date for Bitcoin Futures

| Nikhilesh De

Bakkt announced Monday it would be testing its bitcoin futures products in July after "working closely" with the CFTC.