Cboe Data Shop Plans to Add FX Offerings, Spot and Futures Bitcoin Data

Cboe Global Markets announced Cboe Data Shop will add historical spot foreign exchange data from Cboe FX to its range of offerings beginning tomorrow, December 15. Cboe FX, Cboe’s foreign exchange market, has set several new market-share records, and volume and activity on the global platform has grown.

Available for market participants and academics who want the opportunity to simplify and streamline back-testing and analysis, as well as the potential to increase trading opportunities, Cboe FX historical data offerings include:

  • TOP, which provides top-of-book data on currency pairs, including the quote time, bid price, bid quantity, offer price and offered quantity;
  • Snapshot, which provides a look at the depth of book data at intervals throughout the trading day;
  • Cboe FX Tape, which reflects trading activity for currency pairs on Cboe FX markets, including transaction time, aggressor side, trade price and quantity.

Also beginning Friday, Cboe Data Shop plans to offer a complete history of market data for bitcoin traded on the Gemini exchange since its inception, as well as Cboe bitcoin historical futures data.

“We are excited about these additions to Cboe Data Shop,” said Catherine Clay, Cboe Vice President and Global Head of Information Solutions. “This is the first time our clients can buy FX data that is customized by individual currency pairs.”

“We also are pleased to support Cboe’s new bitcoin futures with the full history of Gemini bitcoin data, and subscriptions to Cboe’s bitcoin futures data,” she added. “The entire history of quotes and trades in bitcoin on Gemini is expected be available for a one-time fee of $100 per user through March 31, 2018.”

Gemini Trust Company, LLC (Gemini) is a digital asset exchange and custodian founded in 2014 that allows customers to buy, sell and store digital assets such as bitcoin, and is subject to fiduciary obligations, capital reserve requirements and banking compliance standards of the New York State Department of Financial Services.

Cboe XBTSM bitcoin futures (XBT), which began trading Sunday, December 10, on Cboe Futures Exchange (CFE), are cash-settled futures contracts based on Gemini’s auction price for bitcoin, denominated in U.S. dollars.