UK markets watchdog proposes retail ban on crypto derivatives

Britain’s markets watchdog has come forth and proposed a ban on the sale of derivatives based on crypto-assets to retail consumers due to the prevalence of market abuses. Crypto-assets as they are known include popular crypto currencies like Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin and Monero as well as various utility tokens issued by companies and are tradeable on...

Bakkt Continue to Work Alongside CFTC to Launch Bitcoin Futures

The cryptocurrency community has been waiting with bated breath in recent months, for news concerning the highly anticipated launch of Bakkt, a cryptocurrency trading and storage platform with plans to offer Bitcoin futures, settled in Bitcoin itself. It is expected that the futures contracts, which will be institutional grade offerings, will generate a large...