XBT-Cboe Bitcoin Futures

Cboe XBT Bitcoin Futures Trading Data

Symbol Expiration Last Change High Low Settlement Volume
^GXBT - 8657.31 0.00 8697.92 8200.52 - -

XBT futures are cash-settled contracts based on the Gemini's auction price for bitcoin, denominated in U.S. dollars. Gemini Trust Company, LLC (Gemini) is a digital asset exchange and custodian founded in 2014 that allows customers to buy, sell, and store digital assets such as bitcoin, and is subject to fiduciary obligations, capital reserve requirements, and banking compliance standards of the New York State Department of Financial Services.

Where Can I Trade XBT Futures?

Bitcoin futures based on the Gemini auction prices are traded exclusively at Cboe Futures Exchange. The brokers below are confirmed to offer trading in XBT futures. Contact your brokerage firm to find out how to trade XBT futures at Cboe Futures Exchange.

Disclaimer: Unlike security options, CFE futures contracts (other than security futures) cannot be held in a securities account and are required to be held in a futures account. CFE security futures contracts may be held in either a futures account or a securities account. In order to assist those customers that wish to consider a Futures Commission Merchant (FCM), Introducing Broker (IB), or clearing firm in order to trade CFE futures contracts, we have assembled the above list of FCMs, IBs, and clearing firms offering CFE futures products.

It is not an endorsement of the firms listed, and no significance should be attached to a firm's inclusion or omission. CFE has not investigated the background or disciplinary history of any of the firms listed or of any individual broker in connection with providing this list. The selection of an FCM, broker, or clearing firm involves matters of personal preference. In choosing a firm, an investor should ask questions and take into account such factors as the investor individually regards as important.

This list may not be exhaustive since the list only includes those firms that have requested to be included on the list. Any CFE Trading Privilege Holder, OCC Clearing Member, or OCC Clearing Member affiliate that is an FCM, IB, or Clearing Member and that would like to be included in this list should contact Jay Caauwe at [email protected].

What potential risks are involved in trading XBT Futures?

Like any futures contract, trading in XBT futures is not suitable for all investors and involves the risk of loss. The risk of loss in XBT futures can be substantial. Market participants should, therefore, carefully consider whether such trading is suitable in light of their own circumstances and financial resources. For additional information regarding futures trading risks, see the Risk Disclosure Statement set forth in CFTC Regulation 1.55(b).

For additional information regarding trading risks associated with trading virtual currencies and bitcoin futures and options, please refer to:

CFTC Customer Advisory: Understand the Risk of Virtual Currency Trading
NFA Investor Advisory – Futures on Virtual Currencies Including Bitcoin

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