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.
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.