Micro Ether futures: Better access, more precision

Discover the precision of trading Micro Ether futures (MET), sized at 1/10 of one ether. MET provides another efficient, cost-effective way to manage your exposure to one of largest cryptocurrencies by market capitalization and further optimize your trading strategies. Enjoy the same features of larger Ether futures (ETH) at a fraction of the size and with lower margins, enabling traders of all sizes to manage ether price risk and add diversification.

Features and benefits

Fine-tune your ether exposure

Add precision to your strategies and scale  positions up or down incrementally using contracts that are 1/500 the size of the larger Ether futures.

Enjoy the price discovery of transparent futures

Trade on a regulated exchange where all participants see the same prices and quotes on contracts settled to the CME CF Ether-Dollar Reference Rate.

Save on potential margin offsets

Enjoy the efficiency of futures and save on potential margin offsets with Ether futures, Bitcoin futures and options, and Micro Bitcoin futures.

Explore multiple ways to trade

Trade electronically through CME Globex,  bilaterally via blocks and EFRPs, or using Basis Trade at Index Close (BTIC) transactions.


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 available on Bitcoin, Micro Bitcoin and Ether futures. Coming soon to Micro Ether futures starting December 6*

Explore this product in depth

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

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

Ether futures

Larger Ether futures can help you efficiently manage exposure to the rapidly growing ether cryptocurrency.

Bitcoin futures

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

Micro Bitcoin futures

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

Learn about Micro Ether futures

Understand the basics of Micro Ether futures, fundamentals behind the contract, and different ways to trade.

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