CFTC Hints That Ethereum Futures Trading Will Soon Be Available

Ritika Sharma
Ritika Kumari Sharma is an Economics Honors graduate from the University of Calcutta. She is completely into finance and believes that cryptocurrencies are the future. She is an enthusiast learner about the cryptocurrency and blockchain technology.
  • Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s Chairman, Heath Tarbert made a public announcement that Ethereum Futures will soon realize across trading platforms.
  • Chairman of CFTC has considered the futures trading option of Ethereum and gave a report that it might come into action in the year 2020.
  • The ETH coin with global rank of #2 has market capitalization of $19,940,731,164 USD and 24 hour trading volume of $12,699,736,518 USD.

Heath Tarbert, the Chairman of Commodity Futures Trading Commission, made a public announcement that Ethereum Futures will soon realize across trading platforms. ETH futures told to be the next game-changer as a derivative of Ethereum crypto, said Tarbert.

The transition of Ethereum to Ethereum 2.0 with PoS consensus in November the previous year, the mechanism and performance of the new ETH2.0 still observed and how it might impact the future market if the Futures contracts are released said the chairman of CFTC Heath Tarbert.

The previous year in October, chairman of CFTC has considered the futures trading option of Ethereum and gave a report that it might come into action in the year 2020, the recent announcement by CFTC might add that ETH Futures trading might soon realize.

Ethereum considered a commodity option compared to its competition Bitcoin, however, due to the change in the version and upgradation, Ethereum 2.0 in the PoS network cannot be defined as a commodity yet, and the investigation for to determine whether ETH 2.0 falls under this category is under judgment.

Some are making decisions that crypto using PoS consensus should be considered as assets rather than commodities and are urging legal confirmation on this matter. The specific schedule is, however, not released yet but expected to do in the half time of this year.

Ethereum future if realized might add to the bulls of the Ethereum crypto, as of now ETH is running average bulls of 3.55%, with market trade of $182.10 and has gained similarly in terms of Bitcoin with 3.50% at 0.01947665 BTC.

The ETH coin with global rank of #2 has market capitalization of $19,940,731,164 USD and 24 hour trading volume of $12,699,736,518 USD. The opening of Futures trading is surely going to add to the Ethereum development along with the new reach of the market price.

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