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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
DEC 14 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 101 0
JAN 15 745 0 0 745 0 0 0 0 0 0 492 -537
FEB 15 21 0 0 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 54 -18
MAR 15 20,964 37 1,628 22,629 0 1,628 0 0 200 0 100,018 -502
MAY 15 252 0 0 252 0 0 0 0 0 0 11,143 76
JUL 15 53 0 0 53 0 0 0 0 0 0 7,897 5
SEP 15 13 0 0 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 4,455 0
DEC 15 156 0 27 183 27 0 0 0 0 0 14,615 90
JAN 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1,961 0
MAR 16 20 0 0 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 526 20
MAY 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 62 0
JUL 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1,451 0
DEC 16 31 0 0 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 3,476 18
JUL 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 720 0
DEC 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1,081 0
JUL 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 40 0
DEC 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 155 0
JUL 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
TOTALS 22,257 37 1,655 23,949 27 1,628 0 0 200 0 148,248 -848

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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.

Read more about Silver Futures and Options