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Breaking: CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) Puts Bitcoin Futures On Hold

The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) exchange, which in late 2017 had started offering Bitcoin futures, has announced that it will not list Bitcoin futures in March 2019, saying that a review on their approach to the space is needed. However, CBOE contracts already listed remain in operation, and the last contract listed will expire in June. The exchange also said that it is reviewing its vision on cryptocurrency derivatives trading. According to the official announcement: CFE is not adding a Cboe Bitcoin (USD) (“XBT”) futures contract for trading in March 2019. CFE is assessing its approach with respect to how it plans to continue to offer digital asset derivatives for trading. While it considers its next steps, CFE does not currently intend to list additional XBT futures cont...