Latest Cryptocurrency News

Find out the latest cryptocurrency news, trading updates and index announcements for the CME CF Cryptocurrency Pricing Products and CF Cryptocurrency Index Family.

September 2, 2020

Contract Listings Update

July 6, 2020

Crypto Facilities Becomes First Licensed Crypto Futures Venue in Europe

June 26, 2020

Launch of XBTUSD and ETHUSD Semiannnual contracts

April 6, 2020

Tier 1 Notice

December 3, 2019

Kraken Scheduled Downtime - Saturday, December 7th

November 22, 2019

Revenue Share Update

November 19, 2019

Kraken Scheduled Downtime - Saturday, November 23rd

July 15, 2019

itBit Added to Constituent Exchanges for CME CF Ether-Dollar Reference Rate and CME CF Ether-Dollar Real Time Index

July 11, 2019

Kraken Scheduled Downtime

May 20, 2019

Revenue Share and Assignment Program

May 9, 2019

BitcoinCash (BCH) 'Great Wall' Upgrade

March 12, 2019

Revenue Share Program and Market Parameters Update

February 4, 2019

Kraken Acquires Crypto Derivatives Trading Platform and Index Provider, Crypto Facilities, in Nine-figure Deal

February 1, 2019

Cessation of Temporary Suspension of itBit as a Constituent Exchange of the CME CF Bitcoin Reference Rate

January 29, 2019

Announcing Revenue Share Program

January 7, 2019

Announcing Change in Margin Parameters

January 7, 2019

Ethereum Constantinople Upgrade

November 8, 2018

Announcing BCH Hard Fork Policy

August 31, 2018

Announcing New Affiliate/Referral Program

August 17, 2018

Announcing Launch of BCH/USD Futures

June 20, 2018

Announcing Launch of LTC/USD Futures

May 11, 2018

Announcing the launch of ETH/USD Futures

April 20, 2018

Announcing Instant Margining System (IMS)

March 16, 2018

Announcing New Maturity Schedule

February 8, 2018

Announcing Streaming WebSocket API

January 23, 2018

Announcing New Trading Platform

December 14, 2017

Announcing Discontinuation of 3rd Quarter Futures

November 28, 2017

Announcing New Trading Fee Schedule

October 31, 2017

Announcing Segwit2x Hard Fork Policy

October 31, 2017

CME Announces Bitcoin Futures on Crypto Facilities' Ref Rate

October 29, 2017

Change in Membership Agreement

October 29, 2017

Launching Inverse Futures & New Website

October 23, 2017

Announcing Inverse Futures

October 9, 2016

Launching Ripple XRP Futures

October 1, 2016

Launching REST API Version 3

September 6, 2016

Crypto Facilities Raises Seed Round to Build Digital Assets Futures Platform

May 10, 2016

Launching Bitcoin Turbo Futures

May 2, 2016

CME Group and Crypto Facilities Announce Launch of Bitcoin Reference Rate and Real Time Index

March 18, 2016

Launching REST API Version 2

February 29, 2016

Crypto Facilities Announces Partnership with Ripple

February 13, 2016

Launching Margin Netting Across Maturities

September 30, 2015

Launching Bitcoin Futures Weekly Maturities

August 7, 2015

Bitcoin Startups Lure Quant Whizzes from Wall Street

July 10, 2015

Crypto Facilities and Elliptic Set up Bitcoin Clearing System

July 9, 2015

Settling & Clearing Standards Added to Bitcoin Trading

July 9, 2015

New Tool Lets Bitcoin Firms 'Ring Fence' Customer Funds

February 26, 2015

Former Goldman Sachs Director Launches Bitcoin Derivatives Brokerage Crypto Facilities

February 25, 2015

Ex-Goldman Director Aims to Hedge Your Bitcoin Risk

February 25, 2015

Crypto Facilities Ltd Launches Bitcoin Derivatives Trading Platform

February 24, 2015

Crypto Facilities Now Officially Live

September 1, 2014

Crypto Facilities in Closed Beta

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Crypto Facilities is a group of companies which is in turn a member of the Payward, Inc. group of companies. Payward, Inc. is the owner and operator of the Kraken Exchange, a venue that facilitates the trading of cryptocurrencies.

Crypto Facilities Ltd is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FRN 757895) and registered in England with registered number 9172128 and registered office at 6th Floor, One London Wall, London, United Kingdom, EC2Y 5EB.