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How CME Group’s Bitcoin Futures Will Work

By Patrick Thompson SMART INVESTMENT The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) confirmed Friday that CME Group and CBOE had met the requirements for regulated trading, while Cantor Exchange would also be able to debut Bitcoin binary options. Futures contracts allow traders to speculate…

Nvidia Boosted By Latest Bitcoin High

By Gareth Jenkinson ANALYSIS A record-breaking fortnight for Bitcoin seems to have been a boon for GPU manufacturers as we enter a new week. Rivals Nvidia and AMD have had differing successes on the stock market in recent months, with the former enjoying far more success….

Nasdaq Declares Blockchain Voting Trial a ‘Success’

Exchange operator Nasdaq has released its conclusions about a blockchain e-voting trial it conducted in Estonia last year. A new Nasdaq report, published today, details the project, which it unveiled in February 2016. At the time, the company’s officials said they hoped to reduce both the complexity…

Majority of Global Exchanges Now Testing Distributed Ledger Tech

A global trade organization for financial exchanges released a new survey today on distributed ledgers, highlighting views held by industry incumbents regarding the technology. Twenty-four firms, constituting exchanges, central securities depositories and central counterparties, collectively dubbed “financial market infrastructures”, or FMIs,…