Gold Futures and Options: Fact Card

Gold’s importance in global markets and responsiveness to world events make our COMEX Gold Futures and Options contracts globally relevant, liquid financial instruments. They are used extensively as a hedge against inflation and are a safe haven in times of financial uncertainty. Our suite of gold products includes full (100 oz.), E-mini (50 oz.) and E-micro (10 oz.) contracts, providing market users with flexibility and choice in tailoring their risk management programs. These contracts are available on the CME Globex electronic trading platform and for over-the-counter (OTC) clearing through CME ClearPort. These contracts trade a combined average daily volume of more than 220,000 contracts.

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