WASHINGTON, Jan. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- For many traders, brokers, markets, and investors, 2017 was the year of bitcoin – and now they have the opportunity to own the most recognizable web domain for this global cryptocurrency.
Beginning today, XBT.com is up for sale. The winner of this 30-day auction will have the exclusive rights to use this web domain in 2018, and then the ability to renew it annually. The bidding will open at 200 bitcoins.
In 2017, bitcoin increased 1,300% percent and expectations are that transactional volume will continue to surge.
In December 2017, the CME and the Cboe began trading bitcoin futures contracts, an important development in the marketplace and one that experts have said could lead to wider acceptance and adoption of the cryptocurrency, as well as the creation of additional bitcoin-related products, including ETFs (Exchange Traded Funds). The Cboe's bitcoin futures contract trades under the ticker symbol "XBT."
Currently, XBT.com is owned by XBT Holding S.A., a global technology company.
Interested parties can submit bids to info@XBT.com.
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