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CME's launch of options on bitcoin futures next week signals shift in crypto derivatives landscape

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  • CME is set to roll out options tied to bitcoin futures
  • It represents the growth of the listed options market
  • The contracts, which settle into futures, could attract new investors to the market
  • It could also serve as a hedging tool for miners ahead of the bitcoin block subsidy halving.
CME is set to roll out options tied to bitcoin futures early next week.

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