Weekly Metals Options

Expanding the Range of Standardized, Short-Dated Options

Global macroeconomic uncertainty and volatility underscore the need for tools that enable market participants to manage their metals risk with more precision. Our innovative new weekly metals options contracts provide customers with greater flexibility to manage the risk associated with government economic data, world events and other market-moving factors, with the added benefit of shorter expirations to gain market exposure at a lower premium.

Key Benefits

  • Flexibility to manage short-term volatility and risk
  • Precision timing to target specific market movements or events
  • More expirations (4 weeklies and 1 monthly); more options to limit exposure
  • Shorter expirations to gain market exposure at a lower premium
  • American style with automatic exercise


  • Expire every Friday
  • Exercise into the active futures expiry
  • Same strike price intervals and minimum tick sizes as the monthly options
  • Available on CME Globex and NYMEX Trading Floor and on CME ClearPort starting August 11
  • New weekly options listed the business day following an expiration

Resources for Weekly Metals Options