Bitcoin

Bitcoin Futures Available at IBKR


Access the Leading Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin Futures began trading on the Cboe Futures Exchange (CFE) using the underlying symbol GXBT on December 10, and on the CME using the underlying symbol BRR on December 18.

Contract specifications are available on the CFE or CME websites or by clicking the links below.


Additional information on trading Bitcoin Futures with IBKR is available in our Knowledge Base.

Knowledge Base



Competitive Commissions Pricing


Our transparent Fixed pricing for futures in US markets includes broker commission, plus exchange, regulatory and clearing fees.

View Futures Commissions

Futures Commissions

All-In Commission Per Contract* IBKR Fee Details Exchange and Regulatory Fee Details
CFE Bitcoin - GXBT
(1 Bitcoin per contract)
USD 5.51 IBKR CFE
CME Bitcoin - BRR
(5 Bitcoins per contract)
USD 15.01 IBKR CME (Electronic Globex)

* Includes IBKR, Exchange, and Regulatory Fees.


How to Trade Bitcoin Futures with IBKR


Existing Client? Log Into Account Management

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.

Add Permission

IRA and Japanese resident accounts are not eligible for Bitcoin trading.

New Client? Open an IBKR Account

Open An Account

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.