/Trade Bitcoin Futures
Trade Bitcoin Futures2018-10-10T10:51:22+00:00

Trade Bitcoin Futures

On the world’s leading derivative exchange

Bitcoin Futures are finally ready to be traded. Now you can harness Bitcoin performance with a futures product developed by the leading and largest derivatives marketplace: CME and CBOE.

Contract NameCME Bitcoin (USD) FuturesCBOE Bitcoin (USD) Futures
SymbolBTCXBT
Contract SizeEquivalent to five (5) BitcoinEquivalent to one (1) Bitcoin
Price QuotationUSD per BTCUSD per XBT
Minimum Price Fluctuation5 points USD/BTC = $25 per contract10 points USD/XBT = $10 per contract
Margins47% (approx.)44% (approx.)
Position Limit5 contracts maximum position limit25 contracts maximum position limit
Trading HoursSunday to Friday – 3:00 am to 2:00 amMonday 3:00 am to 1:15 am
Tuesday to Friday 1:30 am to 1:15 am
Listing ContractsMonthlyMonthly
Termination of TradingTrading terminates at 8 pm on the last Friday of the contractTrading hours for expiring XBT futures contracts end at 12:45 am on Final Settlement Date
Above details may be subject to change without prior notice. Times mentioned are UAE standard time
CME Bitcoin (USD) Futures
Symbol: BTC
Contract Size: Equivalent to five (5) Bitcoin
Price Quotation: USD per BTC
Minimum Price Fluctuation: 5 points USD/BTC = $25 per contract
Margins: 70.5% (Approx.) Eg: Daily Settlement Price on a particular day is $18,000: the margin required 70.5% of $18,000 or $12,690 x 5 = $63,450
Position Limit: 5 contracts maximum position limit
Trading Hours: Sunday to Friday – 3:00 am to 2:00 am
Listing Contract: Delivery months for initial listing: Jan 2018, Feb 2018, Mar 2018 & Jun 2018.
Termination of Trading: Trading terminates at 8 pm on the last Friday of the contract
CBOE Bitcoin (USD) Futures
Symbol: XBT
Contract Size: Equivalent to one (1) Bitcoin
Price Quotation: USD per XBT
Minimum Price Fluctuation: 10 points USD/XBT = $10 per contract
Margins: 66% (Approx.) Eg: Daily Settlement Price on a particular day is $18,000: the margin required 66% of $18,000 = $10,800
Position Limit: 25 contracts maximum position limit
Trading Hours:
Monday 3:00 am to 1:15 am
Tuesday to Friday 1:30 am to 1:15 am
Listing Contracts: Delivery months for initial listing: Jan 2018, Feb 2018, Mar 2018 & Jun 2018.
Termination of Trading: Trading hours for expiring XBT futures contracts end at 12:45 am on Final Settlement Date
Above details may be subject to change without prior notice. Times mentioned are UAE standard time
For more information on Bitcoin Futures contact us. or speak to your relationship manager at Century.

Trading in Bitcoin Futures is subject to a very high degree of uncertainty and price volatility. Investors maybe exposed to a number of additional risks not present in more traditional investments.