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 futures and options, Micro Bitcoin futures, and Ether futures. Enjoy greater capital efficiency in crypto-trading through better price discovery in a transparent 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.


Basis Trade at Index Close (BTIC)

Trade the cryptocurrency basis with the pricing credibility and transparency of regulated CME CF Bitcoin Reference Rate (BRR) and Ether-Dollar Reference Rate (ETHUSD_RR) benchmarks. BTIC is now available on Bitcoin, Micro Bitcoin, and Ether, and Micro Ether futures.

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.

Reference Rates

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

Find out more about Bitcoin pricing indices and Ether-Dollar pricing indices.


View contract and exchange details to help you trade Cryptocurrency futures and options.


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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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