CME Group Options on Bitcoin Futures Start Trading January 13

January 9, 2020 08:45 AM
CME Group Bitcoin Options

CME Group Bitcoin Options

CME Launching Bitcoin Options On January 13

In response to growing interest in cryptocurrencies and customer demand for tools to manage bitcoin exposure, CME Group will launch options on Bitcoin futures (BTC) on January 13, 2020.

CME Group Bitcoin Options Launching January 13

Options on Bitcoin futures at a glance

Greater capital efficiency
Save on potential margin offsets between Bitcoin futures and options

Counterparty risk mitigation
Reduce counterparty default risk through CME Clearing

Regulated Reference Rate
Value based on the regulated and robust CME CF Bitcoin Reference Rate

Learn more about options on Bitcoin futures, including frequently asked questions and contract specifications.

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