Last week we reported on the Bloomberg report which stated Nasdaq was planning on launching a Bitcoin futures product by the end of Q1 2019. We then reported of collaboration on the project with U.S. investment firm Van Eck the following day.
Now there’s no doubt about Nasdaq launching Bitcoin futures after confirmation by insiders in an exclusive report in the U.K. Daily Express online media outlet on December 3. The confirmation came directly from Nasdaq’s Vice-president of Communications Joseph Christinat to a Daily Express contributing reporter.
According to Christinat:
Bitcoin Futures will be listed and it should launch in the first half of next year – we’re just waiting for the go-ahead from the CFTC but there’s been enough work put into this to make that academic.
He then added:
We’ve seen plenty of speculation and rumors about what we might be doing, but no one has thought to come to us and ask if we can confirm it, so, here you go – we’re doing this,…