Micro E-mini Futures Products Overview

CME Group is launching Micro E-mini futures contracts – a new smaller-sized suite of futures contracts for four major indices: S&P 500, Nasdaq-100, Russell 2000, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average. These contracts allow market participants an efficient and cost-effective way to gain exposure to four key indices. All four of the Micro E-mini futures … Read More

Bitcoin Futures- Volume and OI up in November

Bitcoin Futures: Volume and Open Interest (OI) Up in November Participants turn to BTC contracts in uncertain markets As bitcoin prices look to find steady ground, market participants utilized bitcoin futures to manage uncertainty. The contract posted its second-best month in ADV terms, including a single-day trading record on November 20 of 14,490 contracts (72.5K … Read More

Bitcoin Futures Turn One- 2018 Highlights

CME Bitcoin Futures Turn One The Year in Review CME Bitcoin futures began trading one year ago today on December 18, helping market participants manage their bitcoin exposure through periods of change. With open interest on a steady rise, CME Bitcoin futures continue to see growing adoption, increasing liquidity, and rising trading volume. A few … Read More

New Year, More Challenges for Global Markets and the Fed

New Year, More Challenges for Global Markets and the Fed By Blu Putnam, Chief Economist, CME Group Phase Transitions: Major Changes for Markets to Navigate Markets look to adjust to rising cost of capital amid Fed rate hikes Trade war with China another phase transition for markets to navigate Tariffs on steel and aluminum to … Read More

New Developments on Nikkei 225 Futures

New Developments on Nikkei 225 Futures More Flexibility, More Listings Starting January 28 CME Group is introducing two enhancements to Nikkei 225 futures to help you manage benchmark Japanese equity exposure with greater efficiency beginning January 28. Launch of Basis Trade on Index Close (BTIC) on Nikkei 225 futures Extension of the curve up to … Read More