Average daily trading volume of bitcoin futures trading on the Chicago Mercantile exchange (CME Group) in the third quarter increased by 41%.

In Q3, Bitcoin futures average daily volume rose 41% and open interest was up 19% over Q2 . Learn how market participants are using BTC to manage risk in changing markets. https://t.co/Yt41SzsHku pic.twitter.com/Kw4OX0QaKT

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Note that the open interest (OI) also showed a positive trend compared with the second quarter and increased by 19% to 2803 contracts.

Recall that the launch of bitcoin futures on CME was held on 18 December 2017.