Expand your choices for managing cryptocurrency risk with Bitcoin futures and options and discover opportunities in the growing interest for cryptocurrencies and the demand to manage Bitcoin exposure.
Features and benefits
Easily trade on your market view of Bitcoin.
Benefit from efficient price discovery in transparent futures markets.
Save on potential margin offsets between Bitcoin futures and options on futures.
Robust underlying index
Ether/Bitcoin Ratio futures
Introducing Ether/Bitcoin Ratio futures, a seamless new way for market participants to express their view on the relative value between Bitcoin and Ether futures.
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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 futures.
Vendor trading codes
|ROOT CODE: BTC|
|Bloomberg Front Month||BTCA Curncy||BTCA Curncy OMON|
|Refinitiv Front Month||BTCc1||1BTC|
|Actant CME Direct, CQG, CTS, Fidessa, ION,
Itiviti, Sungard, TT, Vela
|DTN / Blue Ocean, Morningstar||@BTC||@BTC|
Learn about the underlying Bitcoin pricing products
CME Direct users: download the Bitcoin options grid
- Right click on the buttons below
- Save the files as an .XML on your computer
- In CME Direct, select import view in the main menu
- Import the grid into CME Direct
Explore options on Bitcoin and Micro Bitcoin futures
Easier than ever to manage bitcoin price risk
Enjoy greater precision and versatility in managing short-term bitcoin exposure throughout the week with Bitcoin Monday through Friday weekly options.
- Shorter-term contracts offer more flexibility to manage risk around market-moving economic events.
- The new contracts complement the existing monthly and quarterly options on Bitcoin futures.
Also available: Monday through Friday weekly options on Ether futures and Tuesday and Thursday options on Micro Bitcoin and Micro Ether futures.
Manage bitcoin risk with greater precision and a smaller-sized contract
Expand the bitcoin strategies you can build throughout the week with new Tuesday and Thursday expiries available on Micro Bitcoin futures.
- Access more choices with smaller-sized weekly options designed to provide greater precision and flexibility to help you manage short-term cryptocurrency exposure and price risk.
- These new contracts complement existing Monday, Wednesday, Friday weekly, monthly, and quarterly expirations.
Also available: Tuesday and Thursday options on Micro Ether futures and Monday through Friday weekly options on Bitcoin and Ether futures.
More choices to manage cryptocurrency exposure
Manage risk, express a view, and unlock capital efficiencies with market-leading Cryptocurrency products.
Efficiently manage exposure to the second largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization.
Micro Ether futures and options
Enjoy the same features of larger Ether futures at a fraction of the size and lower margins.
Bitcoin Euro futures
Get greater flexibility in managing euro-denominated bitcoin exposure with Bitcoin Euro futures.
Micro Bitcoin futures and options
Discover the precision and efficiency of trading bitcoin using a contract 1/10 the size of one bitcoin.
Analyze cryptocurrencies using tools
Build and refine your trading strategies with free pricing and analytical tools for CME Group Cryptocurrency products.
Take self-guided courses on Bitcoin futures and options products.
If you're new to futures, the courses below can help you quickly understand the Bitcoin market and start trading.
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