Metals futures and options

Find opportunity in our liquid and highly responsive market or use the versatility of our benchmark contract sizes to manage metals exposure.

Hedge volatility with scalable contracts

Express a view on the metals forward curve. Trade inter-market metal spreads or explore the variety of our products from full-sized benchmark to smaller-sized contracts, so you can add more precision to your metals portfolio.


CME Group Precious Metals Dinner 2024

Join us Sept. 11 for the highlight of New York Platinum Week: an evening with peers, with a keynote by IBM’s Gary Cohn.

Explore our Metals products

Learn about the products we offer, which come in a variety of sizes and span precious, base, and ferrous types of metals.

Find stability with more liquidity, access and price transparency, using gold, silver, or platinum or palladium products as a safe haven or revenue-generating assets.

Protect against cyclical market movements or production and supply swings with safe, fair, and transparent markets.

Trade one of the largest physical commodity markets to lock in profit margins and minimize supply chain risk.

Discover a cost-effective way to trade battery metals, allowing you to forward hedge increasing price risk using a centrally cleared, cash-settled financial instrument.


View contract and exchange details to help you trade Metals futures and options.


CME Direct

Gain access to the CME Group futures, options and block markets on one screen, using this fast, secure, and highly configurable trading front-end.

Track forward-looking risk expectations on Metals markets with the CME Group Volatility Index (CVOLTM), a robust measure of 30-day implied volatility derived from deeply liquid options on Metals futures.

Gain an edge in the global Metals markets with reliable data on CME Group’s leading Metals futures and options.

Access real-time and historical data on key metals like Gold, Silver, and Copper to empower your trading decisions and enhance your risk management strategies.

Obtain key insights, manage metals exposure, and enhance trading strategies with an extensive view of our Metals markets.

We offer varying data frequencies to suit your needs:

  • Real-time
  • Delayed
  • End-of-Day
  • Historical

Choose how you want to access data: low-latency direct connections; on-demand via the cloud, downloadable historical data via CME DataMine; direct integration into your systems via REST and real-time streaming APIs; or using a licensed distributor.

Metals tools

Build and refine your trading strategies with free pricing and analytics tools for CME Group Metals products.

Precious Metals insights from the experts

Get professional insights into the precious metals market from Bill Baruch of Blue Line Futures, on how various precious metals are performing and what market events can affect prices of precious metals.

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Take self-guided courses on Metals futures and options

If you're new to futures, the courses below can help you quickly understand the Metals market and start trading.

Contact a Metals expert

Connect with a member of our expert Metals team for more information about our products.

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