Base Metals Products

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CME Group's comprehensive suite of base metals products provide opportunities to mitigate the risk involved in the base metals markets. Our contracts offer market participants extensive trading opportunities, global price discovery, and price transparency with our sustainable and cost-competitive vehicles to manage price exposure.

Benefit from:

  • Simple monthly futures contracts
  • More precise hedge
  • Seamless, 24-hour access via CME Globex and CME ClearPort
  • Security of central counterparty clearing

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Base Products

Clearing Globex Floor ClearPort Product Name Exchange Product Group Subgroup Category Subcategory Cleared As Volume Open Interest
HG HG - HG Copper Futures COMEX Metals Base - - Futures 80,723 238,628
AUP AUP - AUP Aluminum MW U.S. Transaction Premium Platts (25MT) Futures COMEX Metals Base - - Futures 840 32,367
EDP EDP - EDP Aluminium European Premium Duty-Paid (Metal Bulletin) Futures COMEX Metals Base - - Futures 0 6,634
AEP AEP - AEP Aluminium European Premium Duty-Unpaid (Metal Bulletin) Futures COMEX Metals Base - - Futures 0 5,189
MJP MJP - MJP Aluminum Japan Premium (Platts) Futures COMEX Metals Base - - Futures 300 4,626
HX HXE HX HX Copper Options COMEX Metals Base - - Options 42 3,247
HGS HGS - HGS Copper Financial Futures COMEX Metals Base - - Futures 0 1,931
ALI ALI - ALI Aluminum Futures COMEX Metals Base - - Futures 152 173
QC QC - - E-mini Copper Futures COMEX Metals Base - - Futures 19 129
A38 A38 - A38 Aluminum A380 Alloy (Platts) Futures COMEX Metals Base - - Futures 0 26
Trade Date: 06 Dec 2016 | PRELIMINARY

Copper

Full-size and E-mini Copper futures and Copper options offer the price transparency and liquidity you need to trade one of the key cyclical commodities in the metals market.

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Aluminum

CME Group aluminum products offer the global price discovery and transparency you need to manage the risk of production and supply swings in the world's metals markets.

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Zinc

New Zinc futures (ZNC) offers a sustainable, liquid, and cost-competitive vehicle to manage price risk for commercial clients and merchant traders.

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Lead

Trade a sustainable, liquid, and cost-competitive vehicle to manage price risk for the whole value chain with our new Lead futures contract.

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