Financial Derivatives

SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce Encourages Less Caution Toward ETF Innovation

Hester Peirce, commissioner at the United States securities regulator, has urged for a less cautious approach towards innovatio...

Open Positions on Chicago Mercantile Exchange Bitcoin Futures Hit Record High

The number of open contracts for the Chicago Mercantile Exchange’s (CME) bitcoin (BTC) futures is reportedly at an all-time hig...

Japanese Financial Services Agency Approaches Crypto ETFs With Caution, Cites Volatility

The Japanese Financial Services Agency (FSA) showed a cautious approach towards cryptocurrency-based exchange-traded funds (ETF...

Algorithmic Cryptocurrency Trading Firm GSR Launches New Bitcoin Halo Option Derivative

Algorithmic cryptocurrency trading firm GSR announced the launch of a new bitcoin (BTC) halo option derivative in a Medium post...

Private Bank Kleinwort Hambros Launches Blockchain Exchange-Traded Note

Private bank Kleinwort Hambros launched an exchange-traded note (ETN) made up of blockchain-related companies, financial news o...

Major Swiss Stock Exchange SIX Lists XRP Exchange Traded Product

According to its official website, Switzerland’s principal stock exchange, SIX, has listed a Ripple (XRP)-based Exchange Traded...

CFTC Commissioner Brian Quintenz Suggests Creation of Crypto Self-Regulatory Organization

United States Commodity and Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) commissioner Brian Quintenz has suggested that participants in th...

95 Percent of Cryptos Will Die

Matt Hougan, Global Head of Research at Bitwise Asset Management and president at ETF.com, expressed his idea that most cryptoc...

Huobi to Launch Company’s First Exchange Dedicated to EOS in Q1 2019

Huobi Group plans to launch the company’s first cryptocurrency exchange — which will be dedicated to EOS — in the first quarter...