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Bitcoin futures start trading on CBOE exchange

Bitcoin futures start trading on CBOE exchange
From Reuters - December 10, 2017

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The newest way to bet on bitcoin arrived on Sunday, with futures of the cryptocurrency that has taken Wall Street by storm starting trading for the first time.

The first bitcoin future <0#XBT:> trades kicked off at 6 p.m. (2300 GMT) on CBOE Global Markets Incs CBOE Futures Exchange.

Bitcoin January futures were at $15,940 (11,905.3 pounds), with 398 contracts traded, after having opened at $15,460.

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