LSE teams with digital trading platform to offer bitcoin futures and options

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Reuters UK

By Huw Jones LONDON (Reuters) – London Stock Exchange Group has teamed up with Global Futures and Options (GFO-X) to offer Britain’s first regulated trading and clearing in bitcoin index futures and options derivatives, the companies said on Thursday. Britain, which aims to become a global hub for crypto technology, launched a public consultation earlier this year on future rules for cryptoassets, which are currently unregulated. GFO-X, which is licensed by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority, is a start-up platform aimed at global institutional investors who want to trade digital asset deriv…

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