Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) the parent company of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), has announced that it is going to list cryptocurrency trading platform Bakkt Bitcoin (USD) Daily Futures Contract for trading.
Bakkt is a trading platform for storing, trading and spending digital assets. Bakkt has been awaiting their launch date, which has officially been announced as December 12th, and it is described by ICE as “an open and regulated, global ecosystem for digital assets.”
ICE is currently working with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) over the regulatory aspects. “Each futures contract calls for delivery of one bitcoin held in the Bakkt Digital Asset Warehouse and will trade in U.S. dollars and others.
Jeffrey C. Sprecher, the founder, chairman, and CEO of ICE explained,
“In bringing regulated, connected infrastructure together with institutional and consumer applications for digital assets, we aim…