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CME Group Reports Record Annual Average Daily Volume of 24.4 Million Contracts in 2023

CME Group, which claims to be one of the leading derivatives marketplaces, reported its full-year, Q4 and December 2023 market statistics, “showing it reached a record average daily volume (ADV) of 24.4 million contracts during the year, an increase of 5% over 2022.” Q4 ADV… Read More

CME Group Reports “Highest-Ever” November Average Daily Volume of 28.3M Contracts

CME Group, which claims to be one of the world’s leading derivatives marketplaces, reported its November 2023 market statistics, “reaching an average daily volume (ADV) of 28.3 million contracts during the month, an increase of 21% over 2022 and the company’s highest-ever November ADV on… Read More

CME Group US Treasury Futures Open Interest Exceeds Record 21 Million Contracts

CME Group, which claims to be one of the world’s leading derivatives marketplaces,  announced that open interest in its deeply liquid U.S. Treasury futures “set a new record of 21,428,757 contracts on November 24.” This year, the notional value of open interest “in CME Group… Read More

Digital Assets: Talos Integrates with CME Group to Expand Crypto Derivatives Access for Institutions

Talos, the premier provider of digital assets trading technology for institutions, announced its integration with CME Group, the derivatives marketplace. Through this integration, Talos clients can now “trade CME Group Bitcoin and Ether futures contracts using Talos’s suite of advanced execution algorithms and smart order… Read More

Derivatives Marketplace CME Group to Introduce Micro Henry Hub Futures, Options

CME Group, the derivatives marketplace, announced that it will launch Micro Henry Hub futures and options on November 6, “pending all relevant regulatory reviews.” These new micro contracts will “be one-tenth the size of the company’s benchmark Henry Hub futures and options and cash-settled.” Peter… Read More

CME Group, DTCC Receive Regulatory Approval for Enhanced Treasury Cross-Margining Arrangement Launching Jan 2024

CME Group, the derivatives marketplace, and The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC), the post-trade market infrastructure for the global financial services industry, announced their enhanced cross-margining arrangement has received Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) approvals. The arrangement will… Read More

CME Group Appoints Heads for Equity Index, Crypto Businesses

CME Group, the derivatives marketplace, announced the appointment of two new global heads for its Equity Index and Cryptocurrency businesses “to continue driving product innovation and supporting long-term growth.” Paul Woolman, Global Head of Equity Index Products, will oversee the company’s Equity Index product portfolio,… Read More

CME Group to Introduce Euro-denominated Bitcoin, Ethereum Futures

CME Group, which claims to be the world’s leading derivatives marketplace, announced its plans to further expand its cryptocurrency derivatives offering “with the introduction of Bitcoin Euro and Ether Euro futures on August 29, pending regulatory review.” Designed to match their U.S. dollar-denominated counterparts, Bitcoin… Read More

Deutsche Borse Adds CME Market Data to A7 Online Analytics Platform

Deutsche Börse is reportedly expanding the market data offering on its Cloud-powered online analytics platform A7 in order to include historical market data from international derivatives marketplace CME Group. The two companies have reached a licensing agreement, which will allow market participants to test out… Read More

CME Group, CF Benchmarks to Introduce New Cryptocurrency Reference Rates, Real-Time Indices

CME Group, the derivatives marketplace, and CF Benchmarks, the provider of cryptocurrency benchmark indices, announced plans to introduce 11 new virtual currency reference rates and real-time indices, which will be “calculated and published daily by CF Benchmarks, beginning April 25.” These reference rates and indices… Read More

CME Group Introduces Micro-Sized Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) Options

CME Group, the leading derivatives marketplace, has introduced options on Micro Bitcoin and Micro Ether futures, further expanding its suite of virtual currency derivatives offerings. Tim McCourt, CME Group Global Head of Equity and FX Products, stated: “The launch of these micro-sized options builds on… Read More

CME Group Introduces Micro Ether (ETH) Futures Contracts

CME Group, which claims to be the most diverse derivatives marketplace, has launched Micro Ether futures, further “expanding its suite of cryptocurrency derivatives offerings, and marking its second micro cryptocurrency product this year.” Tim McCourt, CME Group Global Head of Equity Index and Alternative Investment… Read More

Genesis Global Capital Completes OTC Block Trade of BTIC

Genesis Global Capital, a part of Genesis, a digital asset industry participant and provider of digital currency prime brokerage services, this week announced it has executed the first-ever OTC block trade of a BTIC (Basis Trade at Index Close) transaction on CME Bitcoin futures with Akuna… Read More

CME Group to Expand Crypto Derivatives Offering with New Micro Bitcoin Futures Contract, Pending Regulatory Approval

CME Group, one of the world’s leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, recently revealed that it would be expanding its suite of cryptocurrency derivatives with the launch of a new Micro Bitcoin futures contract on May 3, 2021 (subject to regulatory review and approval). Micro… Read More

CME Group Will Offer Ether Futures Beginning February 8th

CME Group intends to launch Ether futures starting February 8, 2021, pending necessary regulatory review. CME states that the new contract will be cash-settled, based on the CME CF Ether-Dollar Reference Rate, which serves as a once-a-day reference rate of the U.S. dollar price of… Read More

BitMEX Traded $72.5 Billion in Crypto Derivatives in August 2020, while Huobi Led with $208.5 Billion: Report

Cryptocurrency spot volumes surged during August 2020, with the top tier exchanges dominating the volatile digital asset markets, according to a report from the Bitcoin Mercantile Exchange (BitMEX). The leading digital currency derivatives trading platform noted that in August 2020, the trading volumes on top-tier… Read More

Only Five Block Trades on CME Accounted for Over 80% of Recent Bitcoin (BTC) Options Contract Trading Activity

The Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) Group, a global markets company and the world’s largest financial derivatives exchange with over $75 billion in assets, has reported a considerable increase in its Bitcoin (BTC) options contract volume during the past week. An options contract is an agreement… Read More

Open Interest on Bitcoin (BTC) Options on Chicago Mercantile Exchange Surges 1000% in May 2020

  Open interest on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME Group) for Bitcoin (BTC) options has surged dramatically during the past few days, following the third Bitcoin halving event, which effectively reduced the cryptocurrency’s supply by 50%. An options contract is an agreement between two consenting… Read More

Renaissance Technologies’ Medallion Funds Approved to Offer Products Involving Bitcoin (BTC) Futures Market

A somewhat secretive but promising hedge fund has reportedly been approved to make investments in the Bitcoin (BTC) futures markets. As noted in a document dated March 30, 2020, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has now permitted Renaissance Technologies’ Medallion Funds to offer… Read More

Coronavirus Concern Shutters CME Group Trading Floor

The CME Group will close its Chicago trading floor as of the close of business Friday, March 13, 2020. Similar to many other companies, CME Group is attempting to reduce the risk of Coronavirus exposure. CME Group was quick to state that no Coronavirus cases… Read More