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CME CF Bitcoin Reference Rate


Last updated: Sun, 10 Dec 2023 16:00:00 GMT


The CME CF Bitcoin Reference Rate (BRR) is a once a day benchmark index price for Bitcoin that aggregates trade data from multiple Bitcoin-USD markets operated by major cryptocurrency exchanges that conform to the CME CF Constituent Exchange Criteria. Calculated every day since its launch on 14th November 2016, it is the most trusted source for Bitcoin pricing and the pre-eminent price benchmark for Bitcoin risk settlement being a Registered Benchmark under EU BMR. The BRR is the settlement index for futures contracts listed by CME Group and Crypto Facilities MTF as well as being the pricing source for NAV/i-NAV determinations for investment products offered by major financial institutions including WisdomTree Europe.

Usage & Licensing

The CME CF Bitcoin Reference Rate (BRR) is an investible price benchmark with design features that promote replicability, manipulation resistance and index integrity. Its calculation is to the highest regulatory standards and is regulated by the UK FCA under EU BMR.

If you require access to real time or historic data for this index to power a product or service or are interested in licensing the index for the creation of a financial product, investment fund or derivative instrument please contact [email protected]


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