But what happens to bitcoin ? Star markets at the beginning of December, the cryptomonnaie sees its share price will collapse for several hours on Friday 22 December. Then she seemed about to reach 20 000 dollars for a bitcoin Monday, 18 December, it dipped to 13, 000 dollars four days later. A sharp plunge, which reminds us to what point the course of the e-currency created in 2009 is also volatile unstable : at the beginning of 2017, the bitcoin does not exceed $ 1,000.
At first glance, this change may seem confusing, until the last few weeks, the bitcoin arouses the enthusiasm (and appetites) of a part of the planet finance. Monday, December 18, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) launched futures contracts on the cryptomonnaie, a week after the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), the other large Chicago stock Exchange. A form of recognition and institutionalization for the bitcoin, including the issuance and exchange are beyond the control of States and central banks.