Copper Futures and Options

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Copper is widely considered one of the key cyclical commodities given its extensive usage in construction, infrastructure and an array of equipment manufacturing.

COMEX Copper futures and options are designed to meet your needs around all facets of the copper industry. An important risk management tool and a rewarding opportunity for the investment community, Copper is fully integrated in the U.S. market and the predominant benchmark throughout the copper value chain.

Copper futures and options offer global price discovery and opportunities for portfolio diversification.

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Key Benefits


Experience global liquidity around-the-clock


Affordable, transparent exchange fees with margin offset savings

Central Clearing

Guaranteed counterparty credit and segregation of customer funds

Price Transparency

Equal access while maintaining anonymity in bids and offers

Copper Futures and Options Products

Clearing Globex ClearPort Product Name Product Group Subgroup Cleared As Volume Open Interest
HG HG HG Copper Futures Metals Base Futures 114,511 255,062
HGS HGS HGS Copper Financial Futures Metals Base Futures 84 18,444
HX HXE HX Copper Option Metals Base Options 390 18,093
QC QC QC E-mini Copper Futures Metals Base Futures 171 326
CUP CUP CUP Copper Premium Grade A CIF Shanghai (Metal Bulletin) Futures Metals Base Futures 0 0
Trade Date: 18 Sep 2020 | FINAL

Copper Resources

    • COMEX Copper Futures at a Glance
    • COMEX Copper Futures at a Glance View a visual representation of the contract specs for COMEX Copper futures at CME Group. See trading codes, contract size, warehouse rules, and more.
    • 2019 Metals Product Guide
    • 2019 Metals Product Guide The Metals Product Guide is a compilation of all the information you need about CME Group Metals products, including trading hours, contract specifications, a trading calendar and more.

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