Commodities Exchange (COMEX)

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This article is about the specific exchange that operates as a sub-division of the NYMEX, for Commodities Exchanges in general, see Futures Exchanges.

The COMEX is a subdivision of the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) specializing in the facilitation of metals futures trading. Originally an independent exchange, the COMEX was purchased by the NYMEX on August 3rd, 1994.

It should be noted that while the COMEX is fully owned and operated by the NYMEX, COMEX futures contracts are still functionally listed as though it were a separate exchange.

Basic Information

Exchange Symbols

  • Thomson Reuters: NC
  • Yahoo! Finance: .CMX

Trading Hours

  • Normal Trading Session: Unique for each futures contract, though generally sometime between 8:00 am and 1:30 pm, Monday - Friday
  • Electronic Trading Sessions: 6:00 pm - 5:15 pm, Sunday - Friday


Creating Articles for Futures Contracts Trading on the COMEX

To create an article for a futures contract listed on the Commodities Exchange, follow these steps:

  • Type the name of the futures contract with the word "futures" at the end (e.g. "Aluminum Futures") into the Wikinvest search box and click Search.
  • Assuming the article doesn't exist, click on the link adjacent to Be the first person to create the page.
  • Type {{commodity}}, [[category:COMEX Commodities]] and any other categories appropriate for the context (e.g. [[category:Grain Commodities]] or [[category:Energy Commodities]]) on separate lines into the text box and click Save page to create the article.
  • For a full list of categories, see the page on commodities.

See Also

Futures Contracts Traded on the COMEX

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