CME completed its first week of ETH futures trading last Friday, and almost the world's largest financial derivatives exchange has maintained the same volume as it did on its opening day.

Over the past week, an average of 371 contracts have been traded per day for 50 ETH per contract – about 18,600 ETH or $34 million USD respectively.


In Monday's trading session alone, CME recorded a volume of 19,400 ETH for ETH futures.

After many times cherishing the support plan for Ethereum. CME announced it would launch cash-settled ETH futures in mid-December last year. The first ETH contract was purchased at 6 p.m. ET on Feb. 7. Since then, CME has seen 121 active accounts trading ETH futures.


According to statistics, a total of 1,856 ETH futures contracts were traded last week, worth about 92,800 ETH, or 160 million USD. Of which 27% of the volume comes from outside the US.

CME Bitcoin futures recorded nearly 1,000 contracts, worth about $100 million in Bitcoin, trading on opening day.