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Bitcoin Futures Contract Specs

    Effective Sunday 17 December 2017 for trade date Monday 18 December 2017, and pending all relevant regulatory review periods, please be advised that CME will launch Bitcoin Futures.

Contract Unit 5 bitcoin, as defined by the CME CF Bitcoin Reference Rate (BRR)
Price Quotation USD per BTC
Trading Hours CME Globex: Sunday - Friday 6:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. (5:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. CT) with a 60-minute break each day beginning at 5:00 p.m. (4:00 p.m. CT)
CME ClearPort: Sunday - Friday 6:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. (5:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. CT) with a 60-minute break each day beginning at 5:00 p.m. (4:00 p.m. CT)
Minimum Price Fluctuation $5.00 per bitcoin=$25.00
Product Code CME Globex: BTC
CME ClearPort: BTC
Clearing: BTC
Listed Contracts Monthly contracts listed for the nearest 2 months in the March quarterly cycle (Mar, Jun, Sep, Dec) plus the nearest 2 serial months not in the March quarterly cycle.
Settlement Method Financially Settled
Termination Of Trading Trading terminates at 4:00 p.m. London time on the last Friday of the contract month. If that day is not a business day in both the UK and the US, trading terminates on the preceding day that is a business day for both the UK and the US.
Settlement Procedures Settlement Procedures
Position Limits CME Position Limits
Exchange Rulebook CME 350
Block Minimum Block Minimum Thresholds
Price Limit Or Circuit Price Limits 
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