Ethereum Futures Will Likely Launch Sooner Than You Think

Carmela Tim

Oct 2, 2017
The first ethereum futures contracts will likely be trading on a regulated U.S. derivatives exchange within the very near future, providing the second-largest cryptocurrency with its first exposure to the institutional markets.

Ethereum Futures on the Horizon

The launch of bitcoin futures on U.S. exchanges Cboe and CME is expected to be a watershed event, introducing a wave of liquidity to the bitcoin ecosystem and transforming bitcoin into a mainstream financial instrument and portfolio asset. However, analysts who follow the industry closely believe that the ripple effect of these futures contracts will spill over into the broader cryptoasset markets.