CBOE: Bitcoin ETFs will appear soon

Chris Concannon, president of the Chicago Board Options Exchange expressed confidence that soon there will be Bitcoin-based exchange-traded funds (ETF)
08 November 2017   1460

President of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) Chris Concannon in an interview with Bloomberg expressed confidence that soon the financial market will have Bitcoin-based exchange-traded funds (ETF).

In general, as the CBOE head admitted, he believes in the development of the crypto-currency market and considers bitcoin a new class of asset.

With regulated futures of a certain asset class like a bitcoin, you do have an opportunity to introduce ETFs and over time we do envision ETFs coming to market.
 

Chris Concannon

President, CBOE

This summer, CBOE has entered into a partnership with the Gemini Winklewos Brothers Exchange; by the end of this year the exchange plans to launch a trade in crypto-currency derivatives. Like the CME Group, the Chicago Board Options Exchange is currently awaiting appropriate approval from the financial regulator. 

 

Trust Wallet to Add BTC & Bech32 Support

At the moment, this option is available to users of iOS devices, support for Android will be added in the next 2-3 weeks
10 December 2018   98

Binance owned and ERC-20 standard tokens oriented Trust Wallet, announced the start of Bitcoin support (BTC).

As stated in the company's blog post, Trust Wallet has become compatible with the SegWit protocol, allowing to send and receive funds to Bech32 native addresses (bc1).

At the moment, this option is available to users of iOS devices, support for Android will be added in the next 2-3 weeks.

Earlier Trust Wallet announced the start of support for TRON (TRX) tokens. The wallet also supports GoChain (GO), POA Network (POA), Ethereum Classic (ETC), Wanchain (WAN) and VeChain (VET).

Recall Binance announced the purchase of Trust Wallet in July this year. The wallet is expected to become part of the upcoming release of the decentralized trading platform Binance.