Frankfurt (18 October 2018) – Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) announced plans to launch a series of digital asset futures contracts based on robust, independent, and transparent digital asset indices managed by MV Index Solutions GmbH (MVIS). MVIS will maintain a series of customized index operations in cooperation with CryptoCompare, an established London-based digital asset data provider.

Nasdaq will launch the digital asset derivatives initiative with a series of Bitcoin Futures Products, and maintain the ability to add more exchanges as the ecosystem matures. The firm will list the contracts on its proprietary futures platform, the Nasdaq Futures Exchange (NFX), and its surveillance team will monitor the indices. The indices are designed to track the digital asset market and incorporate qualitative factors exclusive to this asset class.

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