ICE CEO: Bakkt Bitcoin Futures will be launched in the near future

According to CoinDesk, the head of the parent company of the bitcoin futures platform Bakkt said on Thursday that Bakkt is preparing to launch the Bitcoin futures platform soon, but he did not give a specific timetable. Jeffrey Sprecher, CEO of the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), said in a quarterly earnings conference call that Bakkt is "working to develop a regulated ecosystem to serve the changing needs of the global (participants)." After the agency's final approval, we plan to launch physical settlement of bitcoin futures in the near future." Sprecher did not provide a specific timetable.