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Argentina Aims for First Crypto Futures in Latin America

  • Local futures market Rofex presented project to the regulator
  • Argentines embarce cryptocurrencies amid high inflation
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Argentina’s largest futures market wants to be the first Latin American exchange to launch regulated Bitcoin futures. 

Local exchange Matba Rofex revealed last week that it submitted a proposal to Argentina’s securities regulator to launch Bitcoin futures in Argentine pesos. Talks, which began a few months ago, are on track, but the regulator has not yet ruled on the matter.