CME Bitcoin options go live due to high demand from customers

CME Bitcoin options go live due to “high demand from customers” – Decrypt

The Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) is launching its bitcoin options trading today. The offering will add to its current bitcoin futures trading offering, which saw $1.7B in value traded on one day in June, last year. At Coindesk Invest, back in November, 2018, Tim McCourt, global head of equity index and alternative investment products at CME Group, told Decrypt.