Bitcoin and Micro Bitcoin options

 

OPTION SUBCLASS

CME GLOBEX CODE

BLOOMBERG CODE (DETAILED)

BLOOMBERG OMON CODE

BITCOIN OPTIONS

MOTHLY (LAST FRIDAY)

BTC

BTC_(Month Code)1(Year Code)2(Option Code)3(Strike)4

BTCA Curncy

MICRO BITCOIN OPTIONS

MONDAY WEEKLY

W1A-W5A

WAAW_(Month Code)(Year Code)(Option Code)(Week Code)5(Strike)

WAAA Curncy

WEDNESDAY WEEKLY

W1C-W5C

WACW_(Month Code)(Year Code)(Option Code)(Week Code)(Strike)

WACA Curncy

FRIDAY WEEKLY

W1E-W4E

WAEW_(Month Code)(Year Code)(Option Code)(Week Code)(Strike)

WAEA Curncy

MOTHLY (LAST FRIDAY)

WM

BMR_(Month Code)(Year Code)(Option Code)(Strike)

BMRA Curncy

Micro Ether options

 

 

CME GLOBEX CODE 

BLOOMBERG CODE (DETAILED) 

BLOOMBERG OMON CODE 

MICRO ETHER OPTIONS

MONDAY WEEKLY

V1A-V5A

VAAW_(Month Code)(Year Code)(Option Code)(Week Code)(Strike)

VAAA Curncy

WEDNESDAY WEEKLY

V1C-V5C

VACW_(Month Code)(Year Code)(Option Code)(Week Code)(Strike)

VACA Curncy

FRIDAY WEEKLY

V1E-V4E

VAEW_(Month Code)(Year Code)(Option Code)(Week Code)(Strike)

VAEA Curncy

MOTHLY (LAST FRIDAY)

VM

MER_(Month Code)(Year Code)(Option Code)(Strike)

MERA Curncy

1 List of monthly codes detailed below

Month codes

2 Year Code refers to last digit of year in question.  2022 = 2
3 Option Code refers to call or put: C or P
4 Strike price of particular option contract
5 Week Code refers to week of the month: 1-5.  This is utilized in Monday, Wednesday and Friday Weekly Micro Crypto Options 

How to access options activity on Bloomberg

1. Type the Bloomberg code in the top left of the terminal screen followed by “OMON”.

2. Ensure that all expiry types are displayed by clicking on the pen icon.

3. Click the checkbox next to all option types and close.

4. Differing option expiry types are accessed via the “Related Products” dropdown.

Learn more about Micro Cryptocurrency options

Options on Micro Bitcoin and Micro Ether futures offer more ways to manage your exposure to the top cryptocurrencies by market capitalization and optimize your crypto trading strategies.


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