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Month Open High Low Last Change Settle Estimated Volume Prior Day Open Interest
APR 14 3.0900 3.1445 3.0900 3.1435 +.0545 3.1365 110 381
MAY 14 3.0575 3.1270 3.0550 3.1190 +.0615 3.1205 50,704 32,911
JUN 14 3.0510 3.1100 3.0510 3.0950 +.0525 3.1035 1,083 2,176
JLY 14 3.0395 3.0950 3.0350 3.0880 +.0485 3.0880 32,095 82,213
AUG 14 3.0765 3.0905 3.0765 3.0890 +.0465 3.0860 118 897
SEP 14 3.0345 3.0870 3.0335 - +.0445 3.0810 2,959 21,668
OCT 14 3.0850 3.0850 3.0850 - +.0440 3.0825 8 649
NOV 14 3.0750 3.0750 3.0750 - +.0425 3.0815 39 641
DEC 14 3.0315 3.0820 3.0315 - +.0420 3.0755 569 6,513
JAN 15 - - - - +.0415 3.0750 15 202
FEB 15 - - - - +.0410 3.0745 0 169
MAR 15 3.0790 3.0790 3.0790 - +.0405 3.0740 89 983
APR 15 - - - - +.0400 3.0745 4 132
MAY 15 3.0555 3.0555 3.0555 - +.0400 3.0750 20 221
JUN 15 - - - - +.0400 3.0750 7 114
JLY 15 3.0550 3.0550 3.0550 - +.0400 3.0750 13 90
AUG 15 - - - - +.0400 3.0765 0 15
SEP 15 - - - - +.0400 3.0770 4 40
OCT 15 - - - - +.0395 3.0775 0 7
NOV 15 - - - - +.0390 3.0780 0 6
DEC 15 - - - - +.0385 3.0785 0 83
JAN 16 - - - - +.0385 3.0775 0 0
FEB 16 - - - - +.0385 3.0765 0 0
MAR 16 - - - - +.0385 3.0755 0 0
MAY 16 - - - - +.0385 3.0735 0 0
JLY 16 - - - - +.0385 3.0715 0 0
SEP 16 - - - - +.0385 3.0695 0 0
DEC 16 - - - - +.0385 3.0665 0 0
MAR 17 - - - - +.0385 3.0620 0 0
MAY 17 - - - - +.0385 3.0590 0 0
JLY 17 - - - - +.0385 3.0560 0 0
SEP 17 - - - - +.0385 3.0530 0 0
DEC 17 - - - - +.0385 3.0485 0 0
MAR 18 - - - - +.0385 3.0395 0 0
MAY 18 - - - - +.0385 3.0305 0 0
JLY 18 - - - - +.0385 3.0215 0 0
SEP 18 - - - - +.0385 3.0125 0 1
DEC 18 - - - - +.0385 3.0035 0 1
MAR 19 - - - - +.0385 2.9945 0 0
Total 87,837 150,113

About Copper

Copper futures are hedging tools that offer copper price mitigation opportunities to a range of market participants. They also provide global price discovery and opportunities for portfolio diversification, as well as:

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

Things to know about the contracts:

  • Physically delivered
  • Block-trade eligible
  • Can be traded off-exchange for clearing only through CME ClearPort

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