Company Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), which is the operator of the new York stock exchange (NYSE), revealed the specification for bitcoin-futures (Bakkt BTC (USD) Daily Future) that will offer customers after launching its own cryptocurrency platform Bakkt.
Contracts for 1 BTC physical delivery from vault Bakkt will be traded at a price, presented in U.S. dollars rounded the values to two decimal places and the Commission of $0.50 per share, and clearing each transaction. The minimum price fluctuation will be $2.50 per 1 BTC, it is accepted that for transactions of 10 BTC will drop to $0.01 on contract/BTC. In this case the daily price limit will not be as such, and the limit position will set at the level of 100 thousand items on any given day of the contract. Clearing all transactions will be occupied by ICE Clearing US.
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Recall that the original launch Bakkt was scheduled for mid-December. In November was announced a new date is 24 January 2019. It was expected that the company will obtain all necessary permits. However, the Commission on trade commodity futures U.S. (CFTC) has not finished the consideration of the corresponding application in this period. At the end of last year, the head Bakkt Kelly Lefler (Kelly Loeffler) has announced that its initiative in the first round of financing raised $182,5 million of 12 business partners.