View the options product slate available to help you manage risk or express views on leading agricultural markets.
|CME Globex||Product Name||Volume||Open Interest|
|HE||Lean Hog Options||31,502||307,557|
|OZW||Chicago SRW Wheat Options||42,940||295,678|
|LE||Live Cattle Options||17,572||278,451|
|OZL||Soybean Oil Options||27,295||236,487|
|OCD||Short-Dated New Crop Corn Options||15,043||205,587|
|OZM||Soybean Meal Options||20,462||187,229|
|DC||Class III Milk Options||756||88,041|
|CZC||Consecutive Corn CSO||6,807||64,011|
Add exposure to an uncorrelated asset class
Agriculture can bring valuable diversification to asset allocation strategies, as it tends to be uncorrelated with other asset classes.
Trade dynamic Ag markets with multiple drivers
From weather to global supply/demand shifts that spur seasonal trends and volatility surfaces different than financial markets, many factors create opportunities.
Get versatility for building strategies
Over 50%* of our Ag options trade as a strategy given the dynamic nature of volatility and skew. Choose from several different options products to craft strategies.
Source: CME Group
Data-driven recaps of the Corn, Soybean, and Chicago Wheat markets delivered daily to your inbox, highlighting significant changes in volume, open interest, price, volatility, and skew.
Manage exposure with greater granularity by using options that target specific time frames outside of what traditional options offer.
Hedge longer-dated futures with options that expire in shorter time frames – a way to manage new crop futures risk in a low-cost manner.
Customize your risk coverage with more precision, savings, and available strategies using weekly contracts with Friday expirations.
Create more precise hedges against adverse movements in futures spreads, with more sensitivity to the value and volatility of the spread.
Build and refine your trading strategies with free pricing and analytics tools for CME Group Agricultural products.
Analyze open interest and open interest change patterns for each expiration within the selected product.
Learn how an option contract, futures contract, or physical position will perform based on hypothetical underlying price scenarios.
Get a daily overview of CME Group’s Weekly options complex, including volume, open interest and open interest change.
View open interest, open interest change, and volume activity detailing the most active strikes by calls, puts, and combined calls and puts.
Explore new views on leading grain market volatility uniquely possible by CME Group. This proprietary simple variance methodology produces a representative measure of the market’s expectation of 30-day forward risk for Corn, SRW Wheat, and Soybeans.
View an update of Agricultural options, including volatility curves, recent volume, options spreads, and more.
Read in-depth analysis of the trading strategies and opportunities that can be created by using our suite of Agricultural options.
If you're new to options on futures, we offer several courses that can help you quickly understand Agricultural options and start trading.
Option strategies are an integral part of a trader’s routine. Whether you are hedging a position or speculating on market outcomes, it’s important to understand the most common option strategies. This course walks you through what you need to know about these strategies.
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