Product Overview

What are Bitcoin futures?

A USD Cash settled futures contract based on the CME CF Bitcoin Reference Rate (BRR), which serves as a once a day reference rate of the USD price of bitcoin.

Why would you want to trade Bitcoin futures? 

  1. Offers traders transparency, price discovery and risk management capabilities.
  2. Allow market participants access to the bitcoin market as well as hedge any direct exposure to bitcoin pricing.

How do you trade bitcoin futures?

You can hedge Bitcoin exposure or harness its performance with this futures product. Learn more about Bitcoin

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Contract Specifications

Contract Month

H, M, U, Z (Mar, Jun, Sept, Dec)

Trading Hours

CME Globex and CME ClearPort: 5:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. CT Sunday – Friday


Bitcoin Futures

Contract Size

5 bitcoin, as defined by the CME CF Bitcoin Reference Rate (BRR)

Trading Venue

CME offers electronic trading almost 24/6

Minimum Tick

$5 per bitcoin

Product Symbol


Dollar Value of One Tick

$25.00 U.S. Dollars

Exchange Rulebook

CME 350

Settlement Procedures

Settlement Procedures

Price Limit or Circuit

Price Limits

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 this is not both a London and U.S. business day

Contract Specifications

Product Name

Options Expirations

Options Symbol

Trading Venue

Trading Hours

CME Globex and CME ClearPort: 5:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. CT Sunday – Friday

Type Of Expiration

Minimum Tick Size

CME Bitcoin BTC Price

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Futures Calendar

19 APR
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