COPPER - OVERVIEW

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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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"
TAM: HGK

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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Copper Options

Whether you want to trade around market events or hedge industrial metals exposure, COMEX HX Copper options have the liquidity to execute your strategies.

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New to Copper futures?

Our Copper futures contracts are widely considered an industry benchmark for global price discovery and designed to meet the needs of all facets of the copper industry. Whether you are interested in hedging for the first time or simply looking to build a picture of the market for future trading opportunities, we have lots of resources for new participants.