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Silver 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
APR 14 5 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 22 4
MAY 14 30,130 1,427 310 31,867 40 270 0 0 36 0 59,167 -3,777
JUN 14 60 0 0 60 0 0 0 0 0 0 65 2
JUL 14 8,385 1,061 0 9,446 0 0 0 0 0 0 57,503 3,467
SEP 14 1,343 1 24 1,368 24 0 0 0 0 0 8,426 292
DEC 14 1,104 400 0 1,504 0 0 0 0 0 0 16,645 790
JAN 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1,801 0
MAR 15 157 0 0 157 0 0 0 0 0 0 2,716 52
MAY 15 89 0 0 89 0 0 0 0 0 0 1,370 -21
JUL 15 193 0 0 193 0 0 0 0 0 0 2,960 105
SEP 15 5 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 527 5
DEC 15 470 148 0 618 0 0 0 0 0 0 5,521 215
JUL 16 85 35 0 120 0 0 0 0 0 0 1,256 50
DEC 16 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2,649 -3
JUL 17 0 35 0 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 660 1
DEC 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 237 0
DEC 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 54 0
TOTALS 42,029 3,107 334 45,470 64 270 0 0 36 1 161,579 1,182

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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.

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Futures & Options Trading

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