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CME CF Bitcoin Reference Rate - New York Variant


Last updated: Fri, 14 Jun 2024 20:00:00 GMT


The CME CF Bitcoin Reference Rate - New York Variant (BRRNY) 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. It is the pre-eminent index price for Bitcoin risk settlement that is synchronized to the traditional US financial market close of 1600 New York Time. The Index is a Registered Benchmark under UK BMR and as such is a Third Country benchmark under the EU BMR Regime. The index was launched on February 28th 2022.

Index Series


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Usage & Licensing

The CME CF Bitcoin Reference Rate (BRRNY) 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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