The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission announced Monday it unanimously approved digital currency trading platform LedgerX for clearing derivatives.
LedgerX initially plans to clear bitcoin options, the release said.
“Participants in the LedgerX venue will be able to obtain and hedge bitcoin and other digital currencies using exchange-traded and centrally-cleared options contracts,” stated a release from LedgerX. “Initially, LedgerX anticipates listing one to six-month options contracts for bitcoin. Other digital currency contracts such as ethereum options, are expected to follow.”
Source: Tech CNBC
You may soon be able to trade options on bitcoin, ethereum