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CME’s BTC Index Provider CF Benchmarks Wins EU License

CF Benchmarks, CME Group’s Bitcoin (BTC) index provider, received a benchmark license under the European Benchmarks Regulation (EU BMR).On Sept. 13, CF Benchmarks’ official Twitter account announced that the firm received its license from the United Kingdom’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). In the tweet, the firm also claims to

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After CBOE Delisted BTC Futures, CME’s Bitcoin Futures Hit Record

Photo: ShutterstockSince in March the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced they were ending its Bitcoin futures products, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME Group) has seen a huge flood of bitcoin derivatives volumes.In May, CME’s bitcoin futures surpassed 33,000 contracts ($1.3 billion notional value) in one day. Also, CME’s

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