31 Oct '17, 2pm

Bitcoin briefly cracks $6,400 after the world's biggest exchange announces plans for bitcoin futures

The allure of bitcoin was too much for CME Group Inc. The world’s largest exchange owner reversed course today and said it plans to introduce bitcoin futures by the end of the year, only a month after dismissing such a plan. The largest cryptocurrency, which has surged more than sixfold this year, climbed to a record high after the announcement. CME’s neighbor across the street in Chicago seems to have had a lot to do with the decision. Cboe Global Markets Inc. said earlier this year that it was going to begin a bitcoin futures contract by year-end or early 2018, and awaits approval from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. The CME contract will settle in cash and use a daily price from the CME CF Bitcoin Reference Rate, which is supported by digital exchanges Bitstamp, GDAX, itBit and Kraken. Missing from that list is Gemini, one of the other large global exchanges, ...

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