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CME Group to Launch Bitcoin Futures on December 18

CME Group will launch Bitcoin futures on Sunday, December 17, 2017, for first trade date December 18, to provide market participants with a new tool for managing bitcoin market risk and volatility.

Based on the CME CF Bitcoin Reference Rate (BRR), Bitcoin futures mark a natural evolution of the BRR, which has provided market participants a credible reference rate of the USD price of bitcoin for over a year.

The contract months for initial listing will be: Jan 2018, Feb 2018, Mar 2018, Jun 2018.

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NYMEX Natural Gas Update

This report features an update on changes in the Natural Gas markets over the last month, including growth in electronic options and improved liquidity in Henry Hub futures. With open interest reaching over 1.5 million contracts, near all-time highs, we encourage you to download the latest resource to learn more.

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Interest Rates Monthly Recap

MAC Swap Futures Infographic

Standard and E-mini S&P 500 Options on Futures Q3 2016 Infographic

Equity Index Products Q2 Highlights Infographic

Monthly Equity Index Product Review

A Brexit Q&A with Chief Economist Bluford Putnam

September Monthly Options Review

Most Actively Traded Contracts

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