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The Hindu Business Line  Oct 15  Comment 
The copper futures contract traded on the Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX) has a key support around ₹410/kg. The contract dipped to ₹408.7 on Friday, but bounced back immediately testing the key sup...
The Hindu Business Line  Oct 8  Comment 
The copper futures contract traded on the Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX) is facing strong hurdle at ₹420/kg. As expected, the contract failed to breach this level and fell to ₹412 in the pa...
The Hindu Business Line  Oct 1  Comment 
The copper futures contract traded on the Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX) witnessed a sharp rise from its low of ₹412.2 a kg recorded on September 24. But the contract encountered resistance near ₹...
The Hindu Business Line  Sep 24  Comment 
The outlook for the copper futures contract traded on the Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX) is bearish. The contract has fallen over 3 per cent in the past week. It has also declined decisivel...
The Hindu Business Line  Sep 17  Comment 
The copper futures contract traded on the Multi Commodity Exchange continues to move sideways for the sixth consecutive week. The contract has moved within the ₹414-₹435 a kg range since early Aug...
The Hindu Business Line  Sep 10  Comment 
The copper futures contract traded on the Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX) is stuck within the ₹414-₹433 range for the fifth consecutive week. The contract is currently poised at the mid-poi...
The Hindu Business Line  Sep 3  Comment 
The copper futures contract traded on the Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX) is trading in a sideways range, as indicated last week. The contract has been stuck between ₹414-433 a kg...




 
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COMEX Copper futures are traded on the COMEX division of the NYMEX under ticker symbol HG in U.S. cents per pound.[1]

The chart at left shows front-month copper prices on the Commodities Exchange (COMEX) in U.S. cents per pound.

Delivery Dates

COMEX Copper futures are delivered every year in January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, and December (all months).[1]

The following is a table with COMEX Copper futures delivery dates and resultant tickers for 2009. For an explanation on commodity tickers see commodity ticker construction.

Delivery Month Full Ticker Symbol Thomson-Reuters Symbol
January, 2009HGF9HG/F9-NC
February, 2009HGG9HG/G9-NC
March, 2009HGH9HG/H9-NC
April, 2009HGJ9HG/J9-NC
May, 2009HGK9HG/K9-NC
June, 2009HGM9HG/M9-NC
July, 2009HGN9HG/N9-NC
August, 2009HGQ9HG/Q9-NC
September, 2009HGU9HG/U9-NC
October, 2009HGV9HG/V9-NC
November, 2009HGX9HG/X9-NC
December, 2009HGZ9HG/Z9-NC

Contract Specifications

Contract Size

One COMEX Copper futures contract on the COMEX division of the NYMEX is 25,000 pounds.[1]

Tick Value

Price changes are registered in multiples of five one-hundredths of one cent (0.05¢ or $0.0005) per pound, equivalent to $12.50 per contract. A fluctuation of one cent (1¢ or $0.01) is equivalent to $250 per contract.[1]

Daily Price Limit

None.[1]

Trading Hours

  • On the CME Globex electronic platform: 6:00 PM Sundays through 5:15 PM Fridays, with a 45-minute break each day between 5:15 PM and 6:00 PM, New York Time.[1]
  • Open Outcry (pit session): 8:10 AM until 1:00 PM, New York Time.[1]

Last Trading Day

Trading terminates at the close of business on the third to last business day of the maturing delivery month.[1]

Deliverable Grades

Grade 1 electrolytic copper conforming to the specification B115 as to chemical and physical requirements, as adopted by the American Society for Testing and Materials, and of a brand approved and listed by the Exchange.[1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 The COMEX division of the NYMEX's contract specification for COMEX Copper futures
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