Latest CME Group News

CME Group Launches Bitcoin Micro Futures
Mar 31, 2021
Shulammite Edheri
CME Group announced the launch of a new product based on the flagship cryptocurrency - Bitcoin Micro futures, awaiting regulatory approval.
Bluford Putnam, chief economist and managing director of CME Group, believes bitcoin is an “emerging competitor” to gold.
CME Group has announced the launch of options on its Micro E-mini S&P 500 and Micro E-mini Nasdaq-100 futures contracts.
CME Group and NASDAQ will launch a new futures contract on the NASDAQ-100 Volatility Index on 5 October 2020 after regulatory approval.
CFTC has fined the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) floor broker and its two former employees for the disclosure of sensitive trading information.
CME Group suspends its Chicago trading floor as a precaution due to Coronavirus outbreak. The closure will take effect on Friday (13 March).
CME Bitcoin Options Receive Regulatory Approval
Jan 14, 2020
MD Rockybul Hasan
The regulators have given the green light to CME Bitcoin Options. CME Group is becomes the third-largest derivative player to launch options on BTC Futures.
Bakkt Bitcoin Futures intends to switch from its current physically settled futures to cash-settled futures by 2020 in Singapore.
CME Group today confirmed the launch date of options on its Bitcoin futures contracts, January 13, 2020.
It seems that the China pump of 2019 has awoken something in Bakkt’s Bitcoin futures contracts. Recent figures reveal a growing interest in BTC.