New bitcoin futures surge on debut

Following a rampant leap in the digital currency’s price this year, Cboe launched the bitcoin futures under the "XBT" ticker symbol yesterday. But Deutsche Bank warns that Bitcoin crash is among significant market risks in 2018. Daniele Bianchi is the Assistant Professor of Finance at Warwick Business School joins me CNBC Africa to discuss the cryptocurrency.

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