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Silver Futures Settlements

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Month Open High Low Last Change Settle Estimated Volume Prior Day Open Interest
OCT 14 - - - - -.106 17.282 0 174
NOV 14 17.360 17.365 17.235 - -.106 17.306 12 125
DEC 14 17.370 17.440 17.220 - -.106 17.331 26,262 118,326
JAN 15 17.355 17.445 17.300 - -.106 17.352 40 2,060
MAR 15 17.420 17.470B 17.280 - -.105 17.384 237 18,557
MAY 15 17.450 17.470 17.335 - -.104 17.411 97 6,289
JLY 15 - - - - -.104 17.434 27 4,618
SEP 15 17.455 17.455 17.455 - -.101 17.457 19 1,887
DEC 15 17.525 17.525 17.475 - -.099 17.489 55 10,240
JAN 16 - - - - -.097 17.506 0 1
MAR 16 - - - - -.094 17.529 0 385
MAY 16 - - - - -.090 17.558 0 60
JLY 16 - - - - -.086 17.589 0 1,405
DEC 16 - - - - -.078 17.666 511 3,016
JLY 17 - - - - -.068 17.791 25 710
DEC 17 - - - - -.091 17.881 160 1,016
JLY 18 - - - - -.091 18.111 0 40
DEC 18 - - - - -.091 18.281 0 54
JLY 19 - - - - -.091 18.591 0 0
Total 27,445 168,963

About Silver

Silver's dual role as both a precious metal for investment as well as an industrial metal for commercial use makes our silver futures and options contracts invaluable financial instruments worldwide. Affected by mine production, industrial demand, and the general health of the world economy, the price of silver can be volatile beyond what many consider acceptable risk. CME Group COMEX Silver Futures contracts serve as a global benchmark that provides market users with:

  • Liquidity, ease of access and unparalleled price transparency via a central point of price information;
  • Risk management, mitigation of counterparty credit risk and CFTC oversight.

Things to know about the contracts:

  • Include full (5,000-oz.) and miNY (2,500-oz.) silver contracts.
  • Available on the CME Globex electronic trading platform, on the trading floor in New York and for over-the-counter (OTC) clearing through CME ClearPort.
  • Trade a combined average daily volume of more than 57,000 contracts.
  • List for 60 months forward, enabling the establishment of a forward price curve.
  • Approved depositories for the storage of silver deliverable against COMEX Silver Futures contracts include Brinks Inc., HSBC, Bank USA, Manfra Tordella & Brookes Inc., Scotia-Mocatta, Delaware Depository Service Company and J.P. Morgan Chase.
  • Price may be managed separately from physical supply.

Read more about Silver Futures and Options

Futures & Options Trading

As the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, CME Group is where the world comes to manage risk. CME Group exchanges offer the widest range of global benchmark products across all major asset classes, including futures and options based on interest rates, equity indexes, foreign exchange, energy, agricultural commodities, metals, weather and real estate. CME Group brings buyers and sellers together through the CME Globex electronic trading platform and trading facilities in New York and Chicago. CME Group also operates CME Clearing, one of the largest central counterparty clearing services in the world, which provides clearing and settlement services for exchange-traded contracts, as well as for over-the-counter derivatives transactions through CME ClearPort.

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