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Bitcoin Futures Basics: Contract Specs

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CME will launch Bitcoin Futures on Sunday December 17th at 5pm CT. Today we discuss and dig into the launch and the contract specs for the new /BTC contract.

Bitcoin futures will have a high margin requirement due to the nature of how volatile it is as a product. The CME future contract unit will be 5 Bitcoins and will have a tick size of $25.

To learn more about the two different Bitcoin Futures contracts, check out the links below.

CME Contract specs can be found here.

CBOE Contract specs can be found here.

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