CME Group launched the electronic Aluminum Auction platform in October 2021. With many participants registered, we look forward hosting more auctions in 2022.
The Aluminum Auction was launched to support established aluminum markets and provide a platform for market participants to transact physical material anonymously in the spot market.
To be the first to know when an auction has been scheduled, you need to register. Register here today.
Silver weekly options set a new record on January 6 of 3,200 contracts traded. The previous record was 2,600 contracts set on February 25, 2020.
Weekly Gold options set a record at over 8K ADV in 2021 despite challenging macro conditions for precious metals.
Non-U.S. volumes in Metals options remain strong at over 21% of total volumes, the second highest percentage all-time. Liquidity in the overnight sessions is as strong as it has ever been providing global traders ability to transact during their business hours.
Since launching in late December 2020, Cobalt futures have quickly gained traction with 3,400 MT traded.
After launching Lithium Hydroxide futures in May 2021, CME Group had the first ever futures trades of Lithium on an exchange.
Aggregated price streams: connect via single EBS API or GUI to multiple bank and non-bank LP streams.
Disclosed and/ or undisclosed liquidity: LPs pricing in their own names or via a prime bank. Accessing via the pre-screened credit of an EBS Prime Bank removes the requirement for Designation Notices and post-trade give up.
Use EBS Quant Analytics TCA to monitor cost of execution, post-trade markouts, LP hold times, and liquidity alpha–all available on one portal.
Due to its unique chemical and physical properties, platinum is at the forefront of proton exchange membrane (PEM) applications – transformative technology that holds the key to unlocking the zero-emissions potential of hydrogen.
PEM technology is used in both electrolyzers to produce hydrogen and in hydrogen fuel cells which can power, for example, an emissions-free fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV).
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Data as of September 30, 2021, unless otherwise specified
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