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Nasdaq: Bitcoin futures trading started in 2018



  • Nasdaq announces bit coin futures trading
  • Nasdaq (6.8 trillion US dollar stock exchange), the second largest securities exchange in the world after the New York Stock Exchange, announced that it will begin trading bit coin futures during the first half of 2018.
  • Bitcoin futures trading continues in the world
  • With the release of bit coin futures, Nasdaq will compete with two companies, CME Group Inc. (CME) and Cboe Global Markets Inc. (CBOE).



According to the Wall Street Journal, Nasdaq and Cantor Fitzgerald & Co. announced the start of bit coin futures trading in the first half of 2018 .

Nasdaq , the second largest stock exchange in the world after the New York Stock Exchange , announced that it will begin trading bit coin futures during the first half of 2018.

Nasdaq, a stock exchange on the scale of 6.8 trillion US dollars, has a presence among several exchanges, and coverage of this virtual currency entry entry is considered good news for bit coins and its stakeholders I can not.

According to the Wall Street Journal, Nasdaq and Cantor Fitzgerald & Co. announced the start of bit coin futures trading in the first half of 2018.

This can be said to be the result of attracting consumers' attention by skyrocketing to 11,400 US dollars the previous day or showing 1000% increase only this year.

According to a source familiar with Nasdaq's plans, the two exchanges insisted on exposing bit-coin futures trading, one of the Nasdaq futures on the NFX market, to existing traders and investors.

In addition, the Nasdaq agreement supplements that it is possible to deal wisely against bit coin hard forks by making revenue reinvestions in branched block chains so that traders can trade more smoothly Did.

The release of this bit coin futures suggests that Nasdaq competes with CME Group Inc. (CME) and Cboe Global Markets Inc. (hereafter CBOE).

These two companies have already announced that they will offer derivative products of virtual currency, and in November this month also contributed to the update of the new high price of bit coin.

Although NASDAQ is a very conspicuous existence with respect to securities , CME and CBOE can be said to be larger on futures on a relatively small scale .

Furthermore, with this announcement, Intercontinental Exchange Inc., ownership of NYSE, became the only exchange among the four major exchanges in the United States that did not have plans related to bit coin derivatives products.

According to experts, it is thought that the plan is still under construction and the announcement will be held soon.

Cantor, a major US based financial institution, is considering offering bit coin futures and derivative products at their own major exchanges.

CEO Shawn Matthews replied to the interview with the Wall Street Journal as follows.


"The asset class is not lost, so if you turn to the next stage, as more liquidity goes up, multiple institutions and even larger players will enter the market. "

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) in the US has already approved Cantor's futures trading. Other major exchanges such as Nodal exchanges are also considering offering virtual currency futures.

Enterprises with strict regulation will enter, and you will be aware of the legality of the virtual currency that some bankers and television experts are undiscovered and barbarous