CME announced its new bitcoin futures contract will be available for trading on Dec.18.
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CME announces launch of Bitcoin Futures for digital currency
CME says it plans to launch bitcoin futures by the end of the year, pending regulatory review.
• Bitcoin surges to a record in response to the announcement from the world's largest futures exchange.
• The growth of bitcoin derivatives is also another step toward the development of the digital currency as a more established asset class.