We are thrilled to announce that we will offer CBOE futures market trading, effective trade day December 19, 2017 (today at 6:00 PM ET), for the Live environment.

The PPro8 market extension for CBOE will be CB. We will start by offering two futures contracts on this market; details are below.

DTTW™ Market Trading Hours
6:00 PM – 4:15 PM ET (22 hours 15 minutes) Sunday to Friday

The contracts are as follows:

CBOE BitCoin Futures (contract code XBT; XBT in PPro8)

  • Official contract specifications
  • Gateway fee: 3.5 USD per contract; Execution fee 0.05 USD per contract
  • Requires USD Futures buying power in AMERICAS

  • Traders who are interested in trading this contract need to submit a request through mojo, as detailed in an earlier communication

CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) Futures (Contract code VIX; VX in PPro8)

  • Official contract specifications

  • Gateway fee: 1 USD per contract; Execution fee 0.05 USD per contract

  • Requires USD Futures buying power in AMERICAS

PPro8 Symbology for CBOE Contracts

CCC\MYY

Where

CCC   =   1–3 digit contract code

M        =   One-digit contract month

YY      =    Two-digit contract year

For example, XBT\F18      BitCoin futures contract, January 2018 expiry

To view quotes for all the above contracts, as well as trade them, traders will require the CBOEL1 and CBOEL2 (optional) entitlement packages available in the Metro Entitlements process.

For more details about the contracts, see the CBOE Futures available symbols list.

For more information about the CBOE Futures market, please read the market guide.

We encourage you to take advantage of this new offering and capitalize on opportunities in trading these futures.

If you have any questions or comments, please create a mojo.

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