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.


Big in stature. Smaller in size.

Monthly and weekly Micro Gold options with Monday, Wednesday, and Friday expirations are now ready to trade.

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.

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.


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


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

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

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