COMEX Copper futures can be used as a hedging tool for copper price mitigation for a range of market participants.

Benefit from global price discovery and opportunities for portfolio diversification, as well as:

  • Liquidity: Experience global liquidity around-the-clock
  • Cost-Efficient: Affordable, transparent exchange fees with margin offset savings
  • Extensive trading opportunities: Cyclical movements in construction and industrial machinery and political situations affecting government-controlled copper mining
  • Central clearing: Guaranteed counterparty credit and segregation of customer funds
  • Price transparency: Equal access while maintaining anonymity in bids and offers
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Benefit from Copper Margin Offsets

Significant savings

The initial margin charge on a Copper contract could be partially offset if you have the opposite position in another commodity contract cleared through the same FCM at CME Group.

Copper could be offset with other liquid commodity contracts at CME Group, including  other base and precious metals, ferrous metals, energy and FX products.

Base Metals and Ferrous

Margin Offsets

ALI – Aluminum futures

45%

ZNC – Zinc futures

45%

TIO – Iron Ore futures

45%

ALA, ALB –Alumina FOB Australia futures

30%

AUP, EDP – Aluminum Premium futures

20%

Precious and PGMs

Margin Offsets

SI – COMEX 5000  Silver futures

40%

Crude Oil

Margin Offsets

MFF - Coal API4 futures

30%

Equities

 

XAI - Industrial Select Sector Futures

45%

XAB - Materials Select Sector Futures

45%

FX

Margin Offsets

AD - Australian Dollar futures

35%

* Margins are subject to change. Above data as of January 24, 2018. View most current rates.

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