Peterffy: Bitcoin futures' launch on two reputable exchanges will make bitcoin 'even more popular'

Interactive Brokers Chairman Thomas Peterffy says the launch of bitcoin futures on established exchanges improves the reputation of the cryptocurrency. "I think as a result it will become even more popular than it's been before," Peterffy said in an interview with CNBC's Rick Santelli. Peterffy's comments contrast with earlier statements in which he said CME's launch of bitcoin futures "could bring down the entire economy."


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