In this opinion piece, the authors explain the significance of a recent CFTC approval regarding the LedgerX cryptocurrency derivatives platform, and its potential impact on the market. As interest in cryptocurrencies continues to grow, ‘crypto-derivatives’ may begin to find a place alongside other more established elements of the crypto economy, such as payments and securities tokens.
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The Bank of Canada is partnering with TMX Group and Payments Canada to explore how blockchain technology could be used to speed up the clearing and settling of securities.
Bank of Canada Exploring Blockchain Tech For Securities
The Globe and Mail
After months of speculation and conflicting messages, ministers have announced the Russian Federation is to issue its own official cryptocurrency – the CryptoRuble. The landmark development will make Russia the first government in the world to officially implement digital currency.