NASDAQ Plans to offer 'Bitcoin Futures Contracts' to investors in 2018

According to a report from the Wall Street Journal, the World's second-largest stock exchange, NASDAQ's is planning to introduce 'Bitcoin futures contracts' in the first half of 2018.

NASDAQ's initiative will allow investors to place financial gamble on the rise and fall of Bitcoin's exchange rate 'in real time', and accordingly make profits or losses.

But NASDAQ is not only the financial services giant that is betting on the popular cryptocurrency, as the US-based CME Group has also announced that it will begin offering Bitcoin futures contrav=cts to investors starting next year.