CME, the world's largest futures exchange, started its own bitcoin futures contract on Sunday. The debut marked itself by the price of more than $ 20 000 per contract.
January bitcoin futures rose up to 20 650, being followed by a drop in price to 18 760 dollars.
As for bitcoin itself, its price didn't reach $20 000 on Sunday, the highest level was $19, 694.68. On Monday, bitcoin is 18.842, CME bitcoin futures are at $19 215
Remember, another American exchange, Cboe Global Markets Inc. launched bitcoin futures a week ago. On Sunday, CBOE bitcoin futures were at $18 105, on Monday, they are at $19 160.
Bitcoin price has increased by 1800% since January, 2017.