|Contract Size||0.10 bitcoin|
|Trading Hours and Venue||
CME Globex: Sunday - Friday 6:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET (5:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. CT) with a 60-minute break each day beginning at 5:00 p.m. ET (4:00 p.m. CT)
CME ClearPort: 6:00 p.m. Sunday to 6:45 p.m. Friday ET (5:00 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. CT) with a 15-minute maintenance window between 6:45 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. ET (5:45 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. CT) Monday - Thursday.
|Minimum Price Fluctuation||
Outrights: $5 per bitcoin = $0.50 per contract
Spreads: $1 per bitcoin = $0.10 per contract
CME Globex: MBT
Six consecutive monthly contracts inclusive of the nearest two December contracts.
Cash settled by reference to final settlement price, equal to the CME CF Bitcoin Reference Rate (BRR) on last day of trading.
|Termination of Trading||
Trading terminates at 4 p.m. London time on the last Friday of the contract month. If that day is not a business day in both the U.K. and the US, trading terminates on the preceding day that is a business day for both the U.K. and the U.S.
If you already have Futures trading permission, you can begin trading CME Group Micro Bitcoin Futures on May 3, 2021.
If you do not already have Futures trading permission, log in to Client Portal and request Futures trading permission via the Settings > Account Settings > Trading Experience & Permissions menu item. Trading permission requests are typically approved overnight.
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TRADING IN BITCOIN FUTURES IS ESPECIALLY RISKY AND IS ONLY FOR CLIENTS WITH A HIGH RISK TOLERANCE AND THE FINANCIAL ABILITY TO SUSTAIN LOSSES.
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Although the size of the Micro Bitcoin contracts are 1/10th the size of their classic Bitcoin counterparts, pricing may not exactly track the pricing of the Bitcoin futures.