In the United States has officially recognized bitcoin
The Commission on trade in commodity futures the United States officially allowed to start trading futures bitcoin. On Friday, December 1.
The first was given to a group of the Chicago Mercantile exchange (CME Group Inc) and Cboe Global Markets Inc., management by Chicago Board options exchange (Chicago Board Options Exchange, CBOE). According to the Agency, the first auction may take place on 18 December, with the exchange say they are ready to start “right now”.
In addition, buy binary options on bitcoin will be via broker Cantor Exchange, which is part of a large financial company Cantor Fitzgerald, also received the permission of the American authorities.
According to the Agency, at first the Commission on commodity futures trading, be sure to follow the auction. In addition, authorities were asked to pay close attention to trades with bitcoin themselves a trading platform and immediately to report.
“Bitcoin is a virtual currency is a commodity, which we have never encountered. We expect a rigorous monitoring from the trading floors”, — said the head of the Commission and Christopher Giancarlo.
The Agency indicates that a trading platform could not apply for permission of the Commission, however, the cryptocurrency market is so unregulated that the creation of rules in the common interest: the take-off rate of the virtual currency has fuelled interest from institutional, large and classic investors.
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