Aluminum Futures and Options

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Conduct business in a safe, fair, and transparent market environment with CME Group’s suite of complementary Aluminum products.

CME Group offers the global price discovery and transparency you need to manage the risk of production and supply trends in the world’s metals markets.

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Key benefits


A more precise hedge


Simple monthly futures contracts


Seamless, 24-hour access via CME Globex and CME ClearPort


Security of central counterparty clearing

CME Group’s Aluminum suite

Physical Aluminum futures (ALI)
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Aluminum MW U.S. Transaction Premium Platts (25MT) futures (AUP)
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Aluminium European Premium Duty-Unpaid (Metal Bulletin) futures (AEP)
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Aluminum Japan Premium (Platts) futures (MJP)
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Aluminium European Premium Duty-Paid (Metal Bulletin) futures (EDP)
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Alumina FOB Australia (Platts) futures (ALA)
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Alumina FOB Australia (Metal Bulletin) futures
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Aluminum A380 Alloy (Platts) futures
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Aluminum MW U.S. Transaction Premium Platts (25MT) option (ALO)
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Aluminum Products and Services Information

Physically delivered Aluminum futures

Trade physically delivered Aluminum for a global warehouse network with indoor and outdoor storage with transparent storage and handling fees.

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CME Chat

Access the Aluminum MW U.S. Transaction Premium Platts futures market and view real-time pricing and volume information throughout the trading day with CME CommodityDirect via CME Chat.

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Cash-settled Aluminum products

Access transparent markets that mirror cash prices with CME Group’s suite of cash-settled Aluminum products.

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Download the Aluminum Futures and Blocks Grid

If you are already a CME Direct user you can easily download and apply the CME Direct grid for Aluminum Futures.

  1. Right click on the button below
  2. Save the file as an .XML on your computer
  3. In CME Direct, select import view in the main menu
  4. Import the grid into CME Direct

ALI Futures (.xml) ALI Blocks (.xml)

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