CME will launch Bitcoin Futures on Sunday December 17th at 5pm CT. Today we discuss and dig into the launch and the contract specs for the new /BTC contract.
Bitcoin futures will have a high margin requirement due to the nature of how volatile it is as a product. The CME future contract unit will be 5 Bitcoins and will have a tick size of $25.
To learn more about the two different Bitcoin Futures contracts, check out the links below.
CME Contract specs can be found.
CBOE Contract specs can be found.