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CME CF Bitcoin Real Time Index


Last updated: Sat, 15 Jun 2024 13:43:20 GMT


The CME CF Bitcoin Real Time Index (BRTI) is a once a second benchmark index price for Bitcoin that aggregates order data from Bitcoin-USD markets operated by major cryptocurrency exchanges that conform to the CME CF Constituent Exchange Criteria. Calculated every second, it is the most precise source for Bitcoin pricing and the pre-eminent price benchmark for real time valuations being a Registered Benchmark under EU BMR. The BRTI is a collateral valuation mechanism for trading on Crypto Facilities.

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Usage & Licensing

The CME CF Bitcoin Real Time Index (BRTI) is a real time 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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