Ether Euro futures - Overview

Enjoy greater flexibility in managing ether exposure with Ether Euro futures developed by the leading, most diverse, and regulated derivatives marketplace. The Ether Euro futures contract is designed to match that of its U.S.-denominated counterpart, sized at 50 ether per contract. Take advantage of greater transparency and liquidity to manage ether euro price risk.

Features and benefits

Euro-denominated exposure

Manage exposure settled to the CME CF Ether-Euro Reference Rate, representing executed ether-euro transactions on major cryptocurrency spot exchanges.

Price discovery

Trade on a regulated exchange and enjoy the price discovery of transparent futures, where all participants see the same prices and quotes.

Multiple ways to trade

Trade electronically through CME Globex or bilaterally via blocks and EFRPs, giving you greater trading flexibility and choice.

Potential margin offsets

Enjoy the efficiency of futures and save on potential margin offsets with all available CME Group Cryptocurrency futures.

Product specifications*

Contract Unit

50 ether

Price Quotation

EUR per ether

Minimum Price Fluctuation

Outright: €0.50 per ether = €25.00 per contract

Calendar Spread: €0.05 per ether = €2.50 per contract

Trading Hours

CME Globex:
Sunday - Friday 5:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. CT with a 60-minute break each day beginning at 4:00 p.m. CT

CME ClearPort:
Sunday 5:00 p.m. - Friday 5:45 p.m. CT with no reporting Monday - Thursday 5:45 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. CT

Product Code

ETE

Listing Cycle

Six consecutive monthly contracts plus four additional quarterly contracts (Mar, Jun, Sep, Dec) and a second Dec contract if only one is listed.

Settlement Method

Financially Settled

Termination of Trading

Trading terminates at 4:00 p.m. London time on the last Friday of the contract month that is either a London or U.S. business day. If the last Friday of the contract month day is not a business day in both London and the U.S., trading terminates on the prior London or U.S. business day.

Position Limits

CME Position Limits

Block Minimum

Block Minimum Thresholds

Price Limits

Price Limits 

*Pending regulatory review

Get better price transparency with the CME CF Ether-Euro Reference Rate

As the standardized, regulated reference rate that underlies Ether Euro futures, CME CF Ether-Euro Reference Rate provides more transparency to the Cryptocurrency market.

Learn about Ether Euro futures

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