Cryptocurrency futures and options

Efficiently hedge cryptocurrency exposure with Bitcoin and Ether derivatives from CME Group.

Explore the power of cryptocurrencies

Expand your choices for managing cryptocurrency exposure with Bitcoin, Micro Bitcoin, Ether, and Micro Ether futures and options. Enjoy greater capital efficiency in crypto-trading through better price discovery in a transparent and liquid futures market. Get enhanced pricing information with standardized reference rates and spot price indices developed by CME Group and CF Benchmarks.

Cryptocurrency news and events

Get the latest updates on the Cryptocurrency futures and options market with product news and information, macro trends and more.

Explore our Cryptocurrency products

Learn about the products we offer across the cryptocurrency spectrum, and explore different ways to buy and trade them.

Efficiently manage risk with more efficient price discovery and reduce costs with potential margin offsets when trading Bitcoin options.

At 1/10 the size of one bitcoin, Micro Bitcoin futures provide an efficient, cost-effective way to fine-tune bitcoin exposure and enhance your trading strategies.

Express a view, manage exposure or gain capital efficiencies using Ether futures.

Sized at 1/10 of one ether, Micro Ether futures provide a precise, efficient way to manage exposure to one of largest cryptocurrencies by market capitalization.

Cryptocurrency Benchmarks

The reference rate and real-time index for each cryptocurrency are standardized and based on robust methodology, with expert oversight to bring confidence to cryptocurrency trading.


CME Direct

Gain access to futures, options and block markets, using this fast-secure and highly configurable trading front-end.

Customize your Cryptocurrency trading

The Cryptocurrency product suite offers a broad range of opportunities for traders to access benchmark exposure at CME Group.

Get an advantage in Crypto markets with reliable data on CME Group’s leading Cryptocurrency futures, options and non-tradable pricing benchmarks.

Access real-time and historical data on CME Group Cryptocurrency products including Bitcoin futures and options, Micro Bitcoin futures, Ether futures and non-tradable CME CF Benchmarks to power your trading strategies and enhance your portfolio.

Obtain key insights, structure new products and enhance trading strategies with a comprehensive view of Crypto markets.

We offer varying data frequencies to suit your needs:

  • Real-time
  • Delayed
  • End-of-Day
  • Historical

Choose how you want to access data: low-latency direct connections; on-demand via the cloud, downloadable historical data via CME DataMine; direct integration into your systems via REST and real-time streaming APIs; or using a licensed distributor.

Get started today

Create a Account and unlock access to premium content, pro tools and apps. Manage market alerts, build a portfolio of the products you want to watch and subscribe to reports to stay informed about market-moving events.


Take self-guided courses on Cryptocurrency products

If you're new to futures, the courses below can help you quickly understand the Cryptocurrency market and start trading.

Contact an Cryptocurrency expert

Connect with a member of our expert Cryptocurrency team for more information about our products.

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