Nasdaq Waiting for ‘Go-Ahead’ From CFTC
Christinat told the Daily Express that the planet’s second-largest stock market by market capitalization hopes to launch bitcoin futures trading in the first six months of the year that was coming.
“Bitcoin Futures will be listed and it should launch in the first half of next year,” Christinat said, adding that Nasdaq is currently”awaiting the go-ahead” from the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). “There has 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 business’s long-term outlook on the market.
“We got to the blockchain game five years back,” Christinat stated 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 Nasdaq has devoted a significant number of resources toward launch bitcoin futures “We have put a hell of a whole lot of money and energy into delivering the ability to do this and we’ve been all over it for a very long time — way before the market went into turmoil, and which will not influence the timing of the in any way. No. Period. We’re doing this no matter what.”
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