Goldman Sachs to add bitcoin futures to its derivatives trading.

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Goldman Sachs has announced that it will add bitcoin future contracts to its derivatives trading for some clients going forward. The investment bank will act in an agency capacity and won’t build inventory in the derivatives. The decision to clear client trades will be made on a case-by-case basis, and the group are currently evaluating the potential risks and benefits of bitcoin future contracts as part of their standard due diligence processes.