Cboe Futures Exchange (CFE®) is the home of volatility futures, featuring futures on the Cboe® Volatility Index (VIX®). CFE is owned by Cboe Global Markets and trades on CFE are cleared by The Options Clearing Corporation (OCC). CFE is an all-electronic, open access market model with dedicated market makers and market participants providing liquidity.
CFE launched trading in Cboe bitcoin futures on December 10, 2017 under the ticker symbol “XBT”
CME Group Inc. (Chicago Mercantile Exchange & Chicago Board of Trade) is an American financial market company operating an options and futures exchange. It owns and operates large derivatives and futures exchanges in Chicago, New York City, and exchange facilities in London, using online trading platforms. It also owns the Dow Jones stock and financial indexes, and CME Clearing Services, which provides settlement and clearing of exchange trades.
According to CME Group corporate website it is the world’s leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, handling 3 billion contracts worth approximately $1 quadrillion annually (on average). The company provides a marketplace for buyers and sellers, bringing together individuals, companies and institutions that need to manage risk or that want to profit by accepting risk.
CME launched trading in bitcoin futures on December 18, 2017 under the ticker symbol “BRR”