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.

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Features and benefits

Efficient exposure

Easily trade on your market view of Bitcoin. 

Price discovery

Benefit from efficient price discovery in transparent futures markets.

Capital efficiency

Save on potential margin offsets between Bitcoin futures and options on futures.

Robust underlying index

Trade with prices based on the regulated CME CF Bitcoin Reference Rate (BRR).

PRODUCTS

Bitcoin Euro futures

Get greater flexibility in managing euro-denominated bitcoin exposure with Bitcoin Euro futures.

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PRODUCTS

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
Platform(s) Futures Options
Bloomberg Front Month BTCA Curncy BTCA Curncy OMON
Refinitiv Front Month BTCc1 1BTC
Actant CME Direct, CQG, CTS, Fidessa, ION,
Itiviti, Sungard, TT, Vela
BTC BTC
DTN / Blue Ocean, Morningstar @BTC @BTC
Activ BTC/[y][m].CMG BTC/[y][m]/[strike][put(p)/call(c)].CMG
Paradigm BTC OG

Learn about the underlying Bitcoin pricing products

CME Direct users: download the Bitcoin options grid

  1. Right click on the buttons below
  2. Save the files as an .XML on your computer
  3. In CME Direct, select import view in the main menu
  4. Import the grid into CME Direct

More choices to manage cryptocurrency exposure

Manage risk, express a view, and unlock capital efficiencies with market-leading Cryptocurrency products.

Ether futures

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.

Courses

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.

Contact an Equity Index expert

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

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