Singapore may allow trading in bitcoin-based derivatives


The Monetary Authority of Singapore issued a consultation paper on whether it should allow approved exchanges to trade in derivatives based on cryptocurrencies like bitcoin.

“There is international institutional investor interest, for example from hedge funds and asset managers, in payment tokens such as bitcoin and ether,” the MAS said when announcing the consultation on November 20. “These institutional investors have a need for a regulated product to gain and hedge their exposure to the

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact or view our subscription options here:

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact to find out more.

Sorry, our subscription options are not loading right now

Please try again later. Get in touch with our customer services team if this issue persists.

New to Central Banking? View our subscription options

If you already have an account, please sign in here.

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Central Banking account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account