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About Us

TeraExchange offers market participants an anonymous central limit order book (CLOB) for execution of a wide range of clearable swaps, as well as request-for-quote (RFQ), request-for-market (RFM) and indications of interest (IOI). Clearable swaps that can be traded on TeraExchange include interest rate swaps, credit default swap indices, and FX cash-settled and non-deliverable forwards. Bilateral contracts include equity derivatives and bitcoin forwards.

The company plays an important role by increasing the certainty of clearing, helping participants meet the regulatory goals of increasing transparency, accountability and oversight in the derivatives markets. TeraExchange also provides the world's first regulated bitcoin index - the Tera Bitcoin Price Index (TeraBit) - creating a benchmark for portfolio valuation.

TeraExchange has an extensive range of approved derivative instruments for clearing by connected clearing houses, including CME and LCH.Clearnet.

In addition, TeraExchange offers two complementary trading tools for market participants. TeraDirect is a sophisticated front-end execution management system that displays all information and functionality needed to trade on TeraExchange. TeraCheck is a proprietary pre-trade credit risk management engine that allows market participants and their clearing members to enter and maintain appropriate risk controls and promotes the firmness of orders and finality of trade execution. TeraCheck integrates seamlessly with all in-house and external credit hub systems.

Participants wishing to design their own execution solutions to trade on TeraExchange may connect via FIX.

Hours and Holidays

TeraExchange Trading Hours

TeraExchange is open for trading from 7:30am to 5:00pm ET Monday through Friday. Our customer service team is available during all regular trading hours.

Tera Bitcoin Price Index Hours

Tera Bitcoin Price Index is published 12:00am to 11:45pm UTC seven days a week including holidays.


The exchange is closed on the following U.S. holidays in 2016 (unless otherwise noted).

New Year's Day January 1 Closed
Memorial Day May 30 Closed
Independence Day July 4 Closed
Labor Day September 5 Closed
Thanksgiving Day November 24 Closed
Thanksgiving Friday November 25 Early Close
Christmas Eve December 23 Early Close
New Year's Eve December 30 Early Close

*Subject to change.