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Singapore: Bakkt to Launch Cash Settled Bitcoin Futures for Early December

Bakkt, an institutional derivatives platform, broke into the limelight with its plan to launch the first-ever physically settled Bitcoin futures contract. After the successful launch of said product, the company has confirmed they will be facilitating cash-settled futures on ICE Futures Singapore, November 22, 2019. Crypto Derivatives See Major Boost In September

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Bitcoin-Friendly Singapore Considers Approving Crypto Derivatives Trading

Singapore has released the consultation paper on the proposed Bitcoin derivatives. Retail investors might not be allowed to trade in the crypto products. The Monetary Authority of Singapore says the move is driven by demand. Singapore’s central bank could soon authorize the trading of derivatives referencing cryptocurrency assets such as Bitcoin and Ethereum.

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Singapore proposes to regulate bitcoin futures

Singapore’s central bank plans to bring bitcoin and other similar cryptocurrency futures traded on approved exchanges under its regulation in response to interest from international institutional investors, it said today.Market watchdogs worldwide have been debating whether and how they should regulate the cryptocurrency industry. Many have focused their attention initially

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Major Singapore Bank Completes First DLT Trade Financing Transaction

A Singaporean banking branch of CIMB Group, one of the largest Asian investment banks, has completed its first blockchain-based trade financing transaction.The transaction was processed using blockchain and Internet of Things (IoT) platform developed by local trade financing firm iTrust Trading, Yahoo Singapore reports Oct. 17.By applying iTrust’s blockchain-based

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Singapore Shipping Association to Deploy Blockchain for Ship Registration

The Singapore Shipping Association (SSA), the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and blockchain firm Perlin are jointly working on an e-registry for the ship registration and renewal process.Running on self-executing smart contractsThe International E-Registry of Ships (IERS) system is based on Perlin’s Wavelet, an open ledger for writing decentralized

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