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.

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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

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.

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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, and Micro Ether futures.

Vendor trading codes

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

Bloomberg Front Month MERA <Curncy>
Refinitiv MTE
CME Direct, Fidessa, FIS Global, ION, Itiviti, TT, Vela MET

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.

Where can I trade Micro Ether futures?

Below is a list of brokers that offer Micro Ether futures. View the expanded list here.

Interactive Brokers Group affiliates provide automated trade execution and custody of securities, commodities, and foreign exchange around the clock in over 135 markets.

NinjaTrader provides award-winning trading software and brokerage services to active traders, supporting 100,000+ users around the globe & 600+ professional app developers.

Tradovate combines brokerage and proprietary trading technology into a single service and offers it through commission-free membership plans and a modern, cloud-based platform.

TradeStation offers the ultimate online trading experience across several asset classes for self-directed traders and investors who want to claim their financial edge.

TD Ameritrade offers clients a broad array of futures trading tools and resources—all for free (contract, exchange and regulatory fees will apply to futures trades). 

E*TRADE is a leading online financial services firm that specializes in a first-class experience for the digitally inclined investor and trader, backed by personal professional guidance.

Edge Clear sets out to the industry leader in providing the services that level the playing field for the online trader.

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