Nasdaq Waiting for ‘Go-Ahead’ From CFTC
Christinat told the Daily Express that the world’s second-largest stock market by market capitalization hopes to start bitcoin futures trading in the first six months of the year.
“Bitcoin Futures will be recorded and it should start in the first half of next year,” Christinat said, adding that Nasdaq is now”awaiting the go-ahead” in the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). “There’s been enough work put into this to create that academic. We’ve seen plenty of rumors and speculation about what we could be doing… so, here you go — we are doing this, and it is happening.”
Exchange Unfazed by Cryptocurrency Bear Market
Christinat claimed that Nasdaq remains dedicated to ensuring the launch of bitcoin futures, emphasizing the long-term outlook on the industry that was cryptocurrency of the company.
“We got into the blockchain game five years back,” Christinat said and bitcoin casino no registration. “When the technology first popped up we just leant out of the window and shouted’hey come over here’ right at it.”
Christinat said toward launch bitcoin futures Nasdaq has devoted a substantial number of resourcesFortune Jack casino “We’ve put a hell of a whole lot of money and energy into providing the capability to do this and we’ve been all over it for a very long time — way before the market went into turmoil, and that will not affect the timing of this in any way. No. Period. We are doing this no matter what.”
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