Metals Trading Hours
 

Trading hours are in U.S. Central Time unless otherwise stated.

For a listing of closing range time periods for CME Group products traded via open outcry, please click here.

 

Metals

Product Name
Pre-Open Electronic Trading (Sunday)
Electronic Trading (Sunday)
Pre-Open Electronic Trading (Weekday)
Electronic Trading (Weekday)
Open Outcry
CME ClearPort
Precious (COMEX)
Gold Futures 17:00 ET
(16:00 CT)
18:00-17:15 ET
(17:00-16:15 CT)
17:45 ET
(16:45 CT)
18:00-17:15 ET
(17:00-16:15 CT)
08:20-13:30 ET
(07:20-12:30 CT)
18:00-17:15 ET
(17:00-16:15 CT)
Gold Volatility Index (VIX) 17:00 ET
(16:00 CT)
18:00-17:15 ET
(17:00-16:15 CT)
17:45 ET
(16:45 CT)
18:00-17:15 ET
(17:00-16:15 CT)
  18:00-17:15 ET
(17:00-16:15 CT)
Gold TAS 17:00 ET
(16:00 CT)
18:00-13:30 ET
(17:00-12:30 CT)
17:45 ET
(16:45 CT)
18:00-13:30 ET
(17:00-12:30 CT)
08:20-13:30 ET
(07:20-12:30 CT)
18:00-13:30 ET
(17:00-12:30 CT)
E-micro Gold Futures 17:00 ET
(16:00 CT)
18:00-17:15 ET
(17:00-16:15 CT)
17:45 ET
(16:45 CT)
18:00-17:15 ET
(17:00-16:15 CT)
   
miNY Gold Futures 17:00 ET
(16:00 CT)
18:00-17:15 ET
(17:00-16:15 CT)
17:45 ET
(16:45 CT)
18:00-17:15 ET
(17:00-16:15 CT)
  18:00-17:15 ET
(17:00-16:15 CT)
Silver Futures & Options 17:00 ET
(16:00 CT)
18:00-17:15 ET
(17:00-16:15 CT)
17:45 ET
(16:45 CT)
18:00-17:15 ET
(17:00-16:15 CT)
08:25-13:25 ET
(07:25-12:25 CT)
18:00-17:15 ET
(17:00-16:15 CT)
miNY Silver Futures 17:00 ET
(16:00 CT)
18:00-17:15 ET
(17:00-16:15 CT)
17:45 ET
(16:45 CT)
18:00-17:15 ET
(17:00-16:15 CT)
  18:00-17:15 ET
(17:00-16:15 CT)
Silver TAS 17:00 ET
(16:00 CT)
18:00-13:25 ET
(17:00-12:25 CT)
17:45 ET
(16:45 CT)
18:00-13:25 ET
(17:00-12:25 CT)
   
Precious (NYMEX)
Platinum Futures & Options 17:00 ET
(16:00 CT)
18:00-17:15 ET
(17:00-16:15 CT)
17:45 ET
(16:45 CT)
18:00-17:15 ET
(17:00-16:15 CT)
08:20-13:05 ET
(07:20-12:05 CT)
18:00-17:15 ET
(17:00-16:15 CT)
Palladium Futures & Options 17:00 ET
(16:00 CT)
18:00-17:15 ET
(17:00-16:15 CT)
17:45 ET
(16:45 CT)
18:00-17:15 ET
(17:00-16:15 CT)
08:30-13:00 ET
(07:30-12:00 CT)
18:00-17:15 ET
(17:00-16:15 CT)
Base (COMEX)
Copper Futures & Options 17:00 ET
(16:00 CT)
18:00-17:15 ET
(17:00-16:15 CT)
17:45 ET
(16:45 CT)
18:00-17:15 ET
(17:00-16:15 CT)
08:10-13:00 ET
(07:10-12:00 CT)
18:00-17:15 ET
(17:00-16:15 CT)
E-mini Copper Futures 17:00 ET
(16:00 CT)
18:00-17:15 ET
(17:00-16:15 CT)
17:45 ET
(16:45 CT)
8:00-17:15 ET
(17:00-16:15 CT)
   
Copper TAS 17:00 ET
(16:00 CT)
18:00-13:00 ET
(17:00-12:00 CT)
17:45 ET
(16:45 CT)
18:00-13:00 ET
(17:00-12:00 CT)
   
Ferrous (NYMEX)
U.S. Midwest Domestic Hot-Rolled Coil Steel (CRU) Index Futures & Options 17:00 ET
(16:00 CT)
18:00-17:15 ET
(17:00-16:15 CT)
17:45 ET
(16:45 CT)
18:00-17:15 ET
(17:00-16:15 CT)
   
U.S. Midwest Busheling Ferrous Scrap (AMM) Futures 17:00 ET
(16:00 CT)
18:00-17:15 ET
(17:00-16:15 CT)
17:45 ET
(16:45 CT)
18:00-17:15 ET
(17:00-16:15 CT)
  18:00-17:15 ET
(17:00-16:15 CT)
For products traded solely via CME ClearPort Clearing, the hours are as follows: Sunday - Friday 6:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. New York time/ET (5:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. Chicago Time/CT) with a 45-minute break each day beginning at 5:15 p.m. (4:15 p.m. CT)