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).


Micro Bitcoin futures

Discover an efficient, cost-effective new way to fine-tune bitcoin exposure and enhance your trading strategies at 1/10 the size of one bitcoin. Get greater transparency and price discovery by trading on an exchange or save on potential margin offsets.

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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
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
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


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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