Bakkt operated by the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) announced that it will postpone the Bitcoin futures trading platform, which was scheduled to be available on December 12, until January 24, 2019.
Kelly Loeffler, CEO, explained in the blog post “The high level of interest and further preparation is required” and the reason for the delay.
In addition, Mr. Morita also raised that he encouraged customers to participate in the platform as a different reason, and cooperated with CFTC to prepare the regulatory environment.
Bakkt explains that it is the main cause of postponement that promoting participation in customer platform so that investors can start trading immediately after trading is started.
However, the platform is waiting for regulatory approval even at the time of article writing, and it is difficult to say that the date of January 24, 2019 has also been confirmed.
When Bakkt’s Bitcoin futures trading platform release was reported in August, it was reported under the umbrella of the Intercontinental Exchange, which was reported extensively.
Bakkt’s start of bit-coin futures trading started to be a big plus material in the impossible cryptocurrency market, which was expected to rise through the end of the year, but this change in the market will likely cause various changes is.
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