futures

Japanese Economist Explains Why Another Bitcoin Price Surge Is Unlikely

3 weeks ago admin2 Comments Off on Japanese Economist Explains Why Another Bitcoin Price Surge Is Unlikely
Finance Yukio Noguchi, a famous economist in Japan and an advisor to Waseda University’s Business and Finance Research Center argues we can’t expect Bitcoin’s prices to rapidly surge again. In his books and in recent articles, Noguchi makes his case eloquently. He wrote a recent article in Diamond Weekly clarifying his position but has been Read More

Regulations Round-Up: CFTC Rejects FOIA Request, SEC Not Modifying Securities Laws

1 month ago admin2 Comments Off on Regulations Round-Up: CFTC Rejects FOIA Request, SEC Not Modifying Securities Laws
Regulation In recent regulatory news, the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has rejected a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request regarding the subpoenas recently received by Bitfinex and Tether; the United States Securities and Exchanges (SEC) Chairman, Jay Clayton, has indicated that the regulator will not alter existing securities legislation to cater to Read More

Indonesia to Regulate Cryptocurrencies as Commodities

1 month ago admin2 Comments Off on Indonesia to Regulate Cryptocurrencies as Commodities
Economy & Regulation Cryptocurrencies in Indonesia will be regarded as commodities, according to a new decision by the country’s futures market regulator. It comes after a study concluding that digital coins deserve the commodity status. The government is expected to prepare a broader regulation covering other aspects of the crypto sector including trading and taxation. Read More

CFTC Publishes Advisory On Listing Cryptocurrency Derivatives

2 months ago admin2 Comments Off on CFTC Publishes Advisory On Listing Cryptocurrency Derivatives
Finance The United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has issued an advisory for exchanges and clearinghouses providing guidance pertaining to the assessment and listing of cryptocurrency derivatives. Also Read: Bitcoin in Brief Tuesday: Crypto Revolution Starts Reshaping Global Politics CFTC Issues Advisory Regarding Cryptocurrency Derivatives The CFTC’s Division of Market Oversight (DMO) and Division of Read More

CME Group Partners to Launch Ether Reference Rate Index

2 months ago admin2 Comments Off on CME Group Partners to Launch Ether Reference Rate Index
Derivatives exchange operator CME Group is launching an ether reference rate and a real-time ether-dollar index in partnership with UK-based digital asset trading service Crypto Facilities. The operator noted Monday that it would provide “a daily benchmark price in U.S. dollars” every 24 hours, as well as the real-time price “based on transactions and order Read More

Ethereum Futures Go Live on UK Trading Platform

2 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Ethereum Futures Go Live on UK Trading Platform
Digital asset trading service Crypto Facilities is launching ethereum futures contracts. Announced Friday, the U.K. startup claims the news marks the first time futures for ether – the cryptocurrency that powers the ethereum blockchain – will be traded on a regulated platform. Investors will be able to take long or short positions, which will let them “broaden Read More

ICE CEO Won’t ‘Rule Out’ Crypto Futures Launch

3 months ago admin2 Comments Off on ICE CEO Won’t ‘Rule Out’ Crypto Futures Launch
The Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) won’t “rule out” cryptocurrency-based futures contracts. ICE chief executive Jeffrey Sprecher discussed the issue in an interview with Bloomberg TV Monday, saying it is “early days” for the asset class, but that he could not ignore the idea of cryptocurrency futures contracts. He kept his comments vague, not discussing any particular cryptocurrencies Read More

Startup EverMarkets Aims to Shake Up Futures Trading With Blockchain

4 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Startup EverMarkets Aims to Shake Up Futures Trading With Blockchain
Blockchain startup EverMarkets wants to take away Wall Street’s edge in the crypto futures trading market. The company announced today that it is building a blockchain-based trading platform that will aim to support the peer-to-peer trading of futures contracts on both “real-world” and crypto assets. It will also allow users to utilize cryptocurrency to post Read More

After the Futures: The Next Chapter for Bitcoin

7 months ago admin2 Comments Off on After the Futures: The Next Chapter for Bitcoin
Charles Hayter is a former equities analyst at Citi and the CEO and co-founder at CryptoCompare.com, an informational resource for the world of cryptocurrencies. The following article is an exclusive contribution to CoinDesk’s 2017 in Review series. On the ninth anniversary of Satoshi Nakamoto’s white paper, one of the world’s most respected derivatives providers, the CME Group, announced Read More

SEC Ramps Up Crypto Oversight – Hires Coin ETF ”Expert”

7 months ago admin2 Comments Off on SEC Ramps Up Crypto Oversight – Hires Coin ETF ”Expert”
Regulation After what many considered a dithering reluctance, the bureau charged with maintaining order in the world’s biggest speculative markets, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), is ramping up efforts to consider regulatory policy toward cryptocurrencies, ICOs, and cryptocurrency funds. This comes directly after two key executive appointments this year along with ever-more attention Read More