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Month Open High Low Last Change Settle Estimated Volume Prior Day Open Interest
DEC 14 2.8875 2.8995B 2.8690 - -.0150 2.8725 195 659
JAN 15 2.8850 2.8905 2.8590 - -.0155 2.8670 251 2,074
FEB 15 2.8650 2.8900 2.8495 - -.0170 2.8600 431 1,033
MAR 15 2.8695 2.8855 2.8425 2.8480 -.0170 2.8535 36,834 109,120
APR 15 2.8715 2.8725 2.8530 - -.0170 2.8575 10 837
MAY 15 2.8750 2.8860 2.8460 - -.0165 2.8560 2,853 22,328
JUN 15 2.8550 2.8600 2.8550 - -.0160 2.8600 9 518
JLY 15 2.8800 2.8800 2.8520 - -.0160 2.8585 630 5,510
AUG 15 2.8585 2.8590 2.8585 - -.0160 2.8630 3 307
SEP 15 2.8805 2.8825 2.8530 - -.0160 2.8620 436 5,364
OCT 15 2.8790 2.8850 2.8600 - -.0160 2.8660 8 158
NOV 15 2.8705 2.8705 2.8700 - -.0160 2.8670 2 148
DEC 15 2.8795 2.8795 2.8760 - -.0165 2.8660 27 2,344
JAN 16 - - - - -.0170 2.8680 0 90
FEB 16 - - - - -.0175 2.8700 0 14
MAR 16 - - - - -.0185 2.8695 18 121
APR 16 - - - - -.0185 2.8725 0 7
MAY 16 - - - - -.0185 2.8740 0 32
JUN 16 - - - - -.0185 2.8735 0 5
JLY 16 - - 2.8705A - -.0185 2.8730 0 6
AUG 16 - - - - -.0185 2.8725 0 5
SEP 16 - - - - -.0185 2.8725 0 18
OCT 16 - - - - -.0185 2.8720 0 0
NOV 16 - - - - -.0185 2.8710 0 0
DEC 16 - - - - -.0185 2.8700 0 95
MAR 17 - - - - -.0185 2.8655 0 0
MAY 17 - - - - -.0185 2.8625 0 0
JLY 17 - - - - -.0185 2.8595 0 0
SEP 17 - - - - -.0185 2.8565 0 0
DEC 17 - - - - -.0185 2.8520 0 25
MAR 18 - - - - -.0185 2.8430 0 0
MAY 18 - - - - -.0185 2.8340 0 0
JLY 18 - - - - -.0185 2.8250 0 0
SEP 18 - - - - -.0185 2.8160 0 1
DEC 18 - - - - -.0185 2.8070 0 1
MAR 19 - - - - -.0185 2.7980 0 0
MAY 19 - - - - -.0185 2.7890 0 0
JLY 19 - - - - -.0185 2.7800 0 0
SEP 19 - - - - -.0185 2.7710 0 0
Total 41,707 150,820

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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