A pile of bitcoin tokens. The virtual currency has started trading on its second major exchange in a week with the launch of futures contracts on the CME. Photo: Getty Images

Bitcoin breaks US$20,000 as it steps into the big leagues on the world’s largest futures exchange

Trading begins on the CME exchange, the second foray onto a major trading platform in a week and a sign cryptocurrencies may be entering the mainstream

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A pile of bitcoin tokens. The virtual currency has started trading on its second major exchange in a week with the launch of futures contracts on the CME. Photo: Getty Images
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