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Copper Volume

Month Volume Deliveries Open Interest
Venue Detail Trade Type Detail At Close Change
Globex Open Outcry PNT /
Clearport
Total Volume Block Trades EFP EFR EFS TAS
JUL 14 39 137 0 176 0 0 0 0 107 63 747 -42
AUG 14 178 44 0 222 0 0 0 0 41 0 2,034 18
SEP 14 36,475 330 0 36,805 0 0 0 0 583 0 119,207 -564
OCT 14 135 3 0 138 0 0 0 0 2 0 1,953 61
NOV 14 93 0 0 93 0 0 0 0 0 0 1,975 -4
DEC 14 4,770 244 0 5,014 0 0 0 0 178 0 41,001 1,138
JAN 15 18 0 0 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 425 -4
FEB 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 321 0
MAR 15 792 0 55 847 55 0 0 0 0 0 7,673 189
APR 15 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 198 -1
MAY 15 390 233 0 623 0 0 0 0 0 0 860 185
JUN 15 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 217 1
JUL 15 15 0 0 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 409 0
AUG 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 27 0
SEP 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 486 0
OCT 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 29 0
NOV 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 30 0
DEC 15 178 187 331 696 331 0 0 0 0 0 1,386 494
JAN 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 22 0
FEB 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
SEP 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
DEC 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
TOTALS 43,088 1,178 386 44,652 386 0 0 0 911 63 179,004 1,471

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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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