Copper futures offer price mitigation to a range of market participants. An important risk management tool and the preferred instrument used by the investment community, Copper is fully integrated into the US market and the predominant benchmark throughout the global copper value chain.

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Experience global liquidity around the clock.


Benefit from affordable, transparent exchange fees with margin offset savings.

Central clearing

Enjoy the security of guaranteed counterparty credit and the segregation of customer funds.

Price transparency

Get equal access while maintaining anonymity in bids and offers.

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Contract Unit

25,000 pounds

Price Quotation

U.S. dollars and cents per pound

Product Code

CME Globex: HG
CME ClearPort: HG
Clearing: HG

TAS: "HGT", "HG0"

Trading Hours

CME Globex:
Sunday - Friday 6:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. (5:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. CT) with a 60-minute break each …


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