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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
OCT 17 461 0 10 471 0 10 0 0 213 130 1,235 32
NOV 17 109 0 32 141 32 0 0 0 0 0 3,031 18
DEC 17 113,628 0 13 113,641 13 0 0 0 991 0 177,165 -47
JAN 18 69 0 0 69 0 0 0 0 0 0 1,773 11
FEB 18 53 0 0 53 0 0 0 0 0 0 1,810 -20
MAR 18 12,718 0 0 12,718 0 0 0 0 18 0 63,592 439
APR 18 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1,781 0
MAY 18 3,442 0 0 3,442 0 0 0 0 0 0 22,942 735
JUN 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2,516 0
JUL 18 1,292 0 0 1,292 0 0 0 0 0 0 10,668 244
AUG 18 5 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 1,982 0
SEP 18 413 0 0 413 0 0 0 0 0 0 7,052 -124
OCT 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1,538 0
NOV 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1,493 0
DEC 18 362 0 0 362 0 0 0 0 0 0 7,361 4
JAN 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 301 0
FEB 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0
MAR 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 357 0
APR 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
MAY 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
JUN 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
DEC 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
DEC 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
MAR 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Totals 132,553 0 55 132,608 45 10 0 0 1,222 130 306,618 1,292

Option Types

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