CME Bitcoin futures averaging $370M in trading per day

posted 19 days ago
The Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) Group posted record numbers in 2019 for its Bitcoin futures trading, with current trading activity up significantly from August last year.

CME Group managing director and global head of equity products and alternative investments Tim McCourt said "Year-to-date, bitcoin futures are averaging 7,237 contracts per day, which is a 132% increase from the same period last year... There is a lot of broad investor interest in cryptocurrency, as well as growing interest in a variety of applications for cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology."
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