CBOE is basing its bitcoin futures contract on pricing on Gemini, the cryptocurrency exchange founded by the Winklevoss twins. A number of concerns hang over Gemini including low volumes on the exchange and system outages. According to CoinMarketCap, the exchange sees only 1% of trading volume in the bitcoin . CONTRACT UNIT -The Cboe Bitcoin Futures Contract will use the ticker XBT and will equal one bitcoin. -The CME Bitcoin Futures Contract will use the ticker BTC and will equal five bitcoins. Dec 22, · Hedge bitcoin exposure or harness its performance with futures and options on futures developed by the leading and largest derivatives marketplace. Now trading: Bitcoin options on futures In response to growing interest in cryptocurrencies and customer demand for tools to manage bitcoin exposure, CME options on Bitcoin futures (BTC.
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Futures are a way for investors to bet on whether the price of a commodity — in this case bitcoin — will rise or fall. The contracts expire each month, meaning an exchange has to continuously list more if it wants to keep the market alive. The move by Cboe highlights cooling enthusiasm for bitcoin after an all-out mania led by retail investors in Prices have come crashing down by 80 percent since. Cboe was not the only exchange to try to capitalize on the bitcoin frenzy.
CME's version has historically seen more trading volume. Moreover, on May 13, CME Group reached a record high volume of 33, contracts for Bitcoin, processing more than a billion dollars in a single day. While CBOE was relying only on Gemini listing, CME was collecting the data from several marketplaces, which resulted in the growing confidence of traders in the trustworthiness of the exchange.
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