According to Bloomberg reports: the Nasdaq may launch bitcoin futures in the first quarter of 2019

According to Bloomberg11 reported on 27 May, the NASDAQ (Nasdaq) intends to launch bitcoin futures, the earliest possible launch in the first quarter of 2019.

“The Wall Street journal” two experts and analysts said that about 2019 years may be launched bitcoin futures are gaining momentum.

Bitcoin prices fell to 13 (BTC) month low marks bitcoin futures products test towards the end of the year, however, the central bank China had adopted a series of measures. According to the two anonymous sources, the NASDAQ “launched in the contract before, has been trying to eliminate the commodity futures trading commission US regulators (CFTC) concerns.”

Just a year ago, the Hong Kong stock exchange futures is put forward for the first time will be launched in mid 2018, also not long ago, the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME Group) is determined by the end of November 2017 launched the industry’s first such futures. But these plans were not implemented, supervision and other aspects of the preparatory work force executives will appear on the market time delayed about 6 weeks, so the NASDAQ listing time later than the traditional financial sector competitors, including Intercontinental Exchange Bakkt, the latter should be launched in January 24th real bitcoin futures.

NASDAQ said the recent volatility in the price of bitcoin has nothing to do with the Wall Street, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) also reported in October last year, investors bitcoin interest increased significantly.

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