Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 313,000 in February, and the unemployment rate was unchanged at 4.1%, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on March 9. Employment rose in construction, retail trade, professional and business services, manufacturing, financial activities, and mining.
CME Group, a diverse derivatives marketplace, announced 2017 average daily volume (ADV) reached a record 16.3 million contracts, up 4% from 2016. During 2017, there were 34 trading days above 20 million contracts, up from 32 days in 2016, despite significantly lower volatility.
Cboe Global Markets (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced Cboe bitcoin futures (XBT) traded a reported 4,127 contracts in their first day of trading.
Today, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc. (CME) and the CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) self-certified new contracts for bitcoin futures products, and the Cantor Exchange (Cantor) self-certified a new contract for bitcoin binary options.
CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today announced that it has self-certified the initial listing of its Bitcoin futures contract to launch Monday, December 18, 2017.
Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), an exchange holding company, today announced that Cboe Futures Exchange (CFE) has filed a product certification with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to offer bitcoin futures trading. The product certification is subject to regulatory review.