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Month Open High Low Last Change Settle Estimated Volume Prior Day Open Interest
APR 14 3.0485 3.0795 3.0480 3.0600 +.0190 3.0695 266 678
MAY 14 3.0285 3.0545 3.0225 3.0410 +.0195 3.0450 30,169 51,559
JUN 14 3.0300 3.0505 3.0215A - +.0205 3.0430 147 2,152
JLY 14 3.0115 3.0440 3.0115 - +.0185 3.0340 12,011 71,938
AUG 14 3.0205 3.0320 3.0205 - +.0170 3.0320 10 877
SEP 14 3.0225 3.0375 3.0125A - +.0160 3.0300 1,329 21,427
OCT 14 3.0335 3.0335 3.0335 - +.0155 3.0315 11 639
NOV 14 - - - - +.0155 3.0330 1 618
DEC 14 3.0200 3.0355 3.0115A - +.0140 3.0280 411 5,698
JAN 15 3.0250 3.0250 3.0250 - +.0140 3.0290 1 201
FEB 15 - - - - +.0140 3.0300 0 182
MAR 15 3.0300 3.0315B 3.0300 - +.0135 3.0295 55 1,005
APR 15 3.0310 3.0310 3.0310 - +.0135 3.0310 1 131
MAY 15 3.0385 3.0425 3.0385 - +.0135 3.0315 4 184
JUN 15 - - - - +.0135 3.0325 0 115
JLY 15 - - - - +.0135 3.0325 0 90
AUG 15 - - - - +.0135 3.0340 0 15
SEP 15 - - - - +.0135 3.0340 0 39
OCT 15 - - - - +.0135 3.0350 0 7
NOV 15 - - - - +.0135 3.0360 0 6
DEC 15 - - - - +.0135 3.0365 10 76
JAN 16 - - - - +.0135 3.0355 0 0
FEB 16 - - - - +.0135 3.0345 0 0
MAR 16 - - - - +.0135 3.0335 0 0
MAY 16 - - - - +.0135 3.0315 0 0
JLY 16 - - - - +.0135 3.0295 0 0
SEP 16 - - - - +.0135 3.0275 0 0
DEC 16 - - - - +.0135 3.0245 0 0
MAR 17 - - - - +.0135 3.0200 0 0
MAY 17 - - - - +.0135 3.0170 0 0
JLY 17 - - - - +.0135 3.0140 0 0
SEP 17 - - - - +.0135 3.0110 0 0
DEC 17 - - - - +.0135 3.0065 0 0
MAR 18 - - - - +.0135 2.9975 0 0
MAY 18 - - - - +.0135 2.9885 0 0
JLY 18 - - - - +.0135 2.9795 0 0
SEP 18 - - - - +.0135 2.9705 0 1
DEC 18 - - - - +.0135 2.9615 0 1
MAR 19 - - - - +.0135 2.9525 0 0
Total 44,426 157,639

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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