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CME Launches Two Ethereum Indexes but Has No Plans for ETH Futures – The Merkle

Cryptocurrency futures have proven to be somewhat intriguing traditional trading vehicles. More specifically, they allow institutional investors to be exposed to cryptocurrency without buying Bitcoin directly. It now seems CME is looking toward the future by introducing Ethereum indexes. It’s an interesting development, although Ethereum futures contracts are not on the roadmap as of yet. What is CME Cooking? When CME, ...

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CME’s New Ether Price Index Paves Way for Regulated Ethereum Futures

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. CME Group, one of the world’s largest derivatives exchange operators, is taking steps that will prepare it to eventually list an ethereum futures product. The Chicago-based exchange announced on Monday that it has partnered with a group of large cryptocurrency exchanges to create an Ether Reference ...

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UK Firm Launches Ethereum Futures Trading – The Merkle

Ever since Bitcoin futures contracts became a thing, people have been wondering when other currencies would receive a similar treatment. Although that is not a straightforward process, some progress has been made where Ethereum is concerned. Crypto Facilities, a UK-based trading platform, has begun offering ETH/USD futures. Ethereum Futures Have Arrived With so many people interested in speculating on cryptocurrency ...

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UK-Based Crypto Trading Platform Launches “First Regulated” Ethereum Futures

Crypto Facilities, a UK-based cryptocurrency trading platform, has launched the “first regulated” futures contracts for Ethereum (ETH), the world’s second largest digital currency by market capitalization, according to a press-release May 11. Crypto Facilities, which is regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in the UK, started trading Ethereum derivatives contracts Friday at 4 p.m. UK time. The products will ...

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Ethereum [ETH] Futures Contracts Go Live Today

Ethereum [ETH] Futures – Crypto Facilities, a U.K-based cryptocurrency trading platform, announced this morning that it would be launch Ethereum futures later today. The official statement reads: “The first Ethereum futures to be offered by a regulated firm, the products will enable market participants to take a long or short position in the cryptocurrency, allowing them to broaden investment opportunities ...

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Ethereum Futures Launch on Regulated UK Trading Platform

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. The world’s first regulated ethereum futures will soon begin trading on UK cryptocurrency trading platform Crypto Facilities. The London-based firm — which is regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) — on Friday announced that it will list an ethereum futures contract, providing institutional investors with ...

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Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Says Bitcoin Futures are to Blame for Price Decline

The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco recently issued a letter that blames the significant price decline of Bitcoin from just under $20,000 to under $10,000 on the release of Bitcoin futures. The Fed authors said that the “launch of Bitcoin futures allowed pessimists to enter the market, which contributed to the reversal of the Bitcoin price dynamics”. Previously, there ...

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Bitcoin’s Recent Institutional Demand Is Unprecedented, Says Futures Market CEO – The Merkle

Paul Chou, a former Goldman Sachs executive and the founder of LedgerX, a regulated bitcoin derivatives and futures market based in the US, said that Bitcoin has been seeing unprecedented institutional interest for the first time in its history. Institutional Money During an interview with Nathaniel Popper of the New York Times, Chou stated that despite the recent market correction that ...

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Bitcoin Price Decline Driven by Q4 Futures Launch: Federal Reserve

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Bitcoin’s winter price peak and subsequent decline coincided with the introduction of bitcoin futures trading on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. A team of researchers doesn’t think it was a coincidence. Galina Hale, Arvind Krishnamurthy, Marianna Kudlyak and Patrick Shultz — economic researchers writing for the Federal ...

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