Last trade date for Bitcoin futures in May approaches

According to the bitcoin futures calendars provided by CME Group May contracts for the token end trading on May 25
21 May 2018   1125

CME Group has announced the settlement date for bitcoin futures contracts of May 2018 - May 31. With the May contracts having started trading on February 26, the trading will cease on May 25. As for May 31 that will be the date when the final price for the contract is going to be determined. The product code on the platform for the reference is BTCK18.

At the moment of publication, the parameters for bitcoin futures are as follows:

Last trade price 8510
Price change +285
Total number of traded contracts 985

CME Group is the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace. The company is comprised of 4 Designated Contract Markets: CME, CBOT, NYMEX and COMEX.

Bitfury to Unveil BTC's Lightning Network Tools

An open-sourced LN wallet, software and hardware payment acceptance solutions, etc
23 January 2019   77

Bitfury Group presented a number of tools designed to foster the development of the Lightning Network (LN), CoinDesk reports.

Among them: an open-sourced LN wallet, software and hardware payment acceptance solutions for merchants and payment processing. The company also introduced tools for developers and an open-source LN node called The Peach.

According to Bitfury representatives, all these tools are designed to make working with a second-level network easier and more convenient for companies and ordinary users. New products created by the Lightning Peach team.

By providing these products to the market, Bitfury is encouraging worldwide adoption of this technology and providing unparalleled support to consumers and merchants.

Valery Vavilov

CEO, Bitfury

Among other things, last week Bitfury added support for LN solutions on the BTCBIT cryptocurrency exchange.