Empowering how you manage ether exposure

Expand your choices for managing cryptocurrency risk with CME Ether futures (ETH) developed by the leading, most diverse and regulated derivatives marketplace. ETH provides an efficient way to manage your exposure to one of largest cryptocurrencies by market capitalization and further optimize your trading strategies.

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Features and benefits

Efficient ether exposure

Easily express a view on or manage exposure to price risk of rapidly growing ether cryptocurrency.

Price discovery

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

Robust underlying index

Settles to the regulated CME CF Ether-Dollar Reference Rate, with pricing data provided from major cryptocurrency exchanges.

Capital efficiency in crypto trading

Save on potential margin offsets with CME Crypto currency futures, plus add the efficiency of futures contracts.

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PRODUCTS

Ether Euro futures

Efficiently capture ether euro exposure with a new euro-denominated Ether futures contract, sized at 50 ether, matching its U.S.-denominated counterpart. Launching August 29, pending regulatory review.

Courses

Take self-guided courses on Ether futures and options products.

If you're new to futures, the courses below can help you quickly understand the Ether market and start trading.

Get better price transparency with the Ether Dollar Reference Rate

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

More choices to manage cryptocurrency exposure

Micro Ether futures and options

Sized at 1/10 of one ether, Micro Ether futures provide a capital-efficient way to manage exposure to one of largest cryptocurrencies by market capitalization.

Bitcoin futures and options

The first cryptocurrency contract launched at CME Group, Bitcoin futures can help you easily trade a view of bitcoin.

Micro Bitcoin futures and options

Sized at 1/10 of one bitcoin, Micro Bitcoin futures offer an efficient, cost-effective new way to fine-tune bitcoin exposure and enhance your trading strategies.

Vendor trading codes

Find codes you can use to look up Ether futures on vendor trading platforms.

PLATFORM(S) ROOT CODE: ETH
Bloomberg Front Month DCRA CURNCY
Refinitiv 1HTE
CME Direct, Fidessa, FIS Global, ION, Itiviti, TT, Vela ETH
CQG ETHR

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