Copper Futures and Options


COMEX Copper futures can be used as a hedging tool for copper price mitigation for a range of market participants.

Benefit from global price discovery and opportunities for portfolio diversification, as well as:

  • Extensive trading opportunities: copper prices are sensitive to cyclical industries, such as construction and industrial machinery manufacturing, and to political situations in countries where copper mining is government-controlled
  • Central clearing: guaranteed counterparty credit and segregation of customer funds
  • Price transparency: equal access for all market participants while maintaining anonymity in bids and offers

Copper Products

Clearing Globex ClearPort Product Name Product Group Subgroup Cleared As Volume Open Interest
HG HG HG Copper Futures Metals Base Futures 79,899 268,469
HX HXE HX Copper Options Metals Base Options 172 3,102
HGS HGS HGS Copper Financial Futures Metals Base Futures 0 1,473
QC QC - E-mini Copper Futures Metals Base Futures 40 146
Trade Date: 22 Mar 2017 | FINAL

Copper Futures Volume and Open Interest

Copper futures have seen record open interest in 2017 and it continues to grow.

Copper Resources

    • COMEX Copper Update
    • COMEX Copper Update Read a review of recent developments in the Copper market, including daily volume and open interest, volatility, notional value and more.
    • Monthly Metals Product Update
    • Monthly Metals Product Update Keep up with recent changes in the metals markets, including rising Precious and Base Metals ADV and record aluminum OI. Learn more.

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