Bitcoin Futures began trading on the CME using the underlying symbol BRR on December 18, 2017.
Contract specifications are available on the CME website.
Additional information on trading Bitcoin Futures with IBKR is available in our Knowledge Base.
Our transparent Fixed pricing for futures in US markets includes broker commission, plus exchange, regulatory and clearing fees.
View Futures Commissions
|All-In Commission Per Contract*||IBKR Fee Details||Exchange and Regulatory Fee Details|
|CME Bitcoin - BRR
(5 Bitcoins per contract)
|USD 10.02||IBKR||CME (Electronic Globex)|
* Includes IBKR, Exchange, and Regulatory Fees.
Log into Account Management and sign up for Crypto on the trading permission page under Futures. If you already have futures trading permissions, you can immediately trade. If you don't have future trading permissions you will need to wait for overnight approval.
IRA and Japanese resident accounts are not eligible for Bitcoin trading.
TRADING IN BITCOIN FUTURES IS ESPECIALLY RISKY AND IS ONLY FOR CLIENTS WITH A HIGH RISK TOLERANCE AND THE FINANCIAL ABILITY TO SUSTAIN LOSSES.
For more information about the risks of trading Bitcoin products, click here.