Commodities Exchange (COMEX)

Forbes  Apr 2  Comment 
(Kitco News) - Gold prices are higher in early U.S. trading Wednesday, on a short-covering and bargain-hunting bounce following recent selling pressure that drive prices to a seven-week low on Tuesday. The market traded modestly up in overnight...
Forbes  Mar 10  Comment 
(Kitco News) - The areas around $1,355 on the upside and $1,326 and $1,319 on the downside are key technical-chart levels for the most-active gold futures on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange, analysts say.
WA Business News  Mar 6  Comment 
Gold prices have risen while palladium has set a fresh 11-month high after tensions between Russia and the West escalate.
Forbes  Feb 10  Comment 
(Kitco News) - Large speculators cut all of their net-long precious metals futures and options holdings on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange and the Nymex in the latest weekly commitments of traders data from the Commodity...
WA Business News  Feb 9  Comment 
Gold prices have risen as a mixed US employment report forced investors to recalibrate their assumptions about the Federal Reserve's future monetary policy.
SeekingAlpha  Feb 9  Comment 
ByHebba Investments: Last week we saw one of the largest rises in COMEX registered gold stocks in months as a large amount of eligible gold was transferred to registered status from the HSBC, JP Morgan (JPM), and Scotia Mocatta warehouses. Though...
MarketWatch  Jan 29  Comment 
Gold futures closed higher Wednesday, finding support on the back of emerging-market concerns and a sharp decline in U.S equities, but prices for the metal slipped in electronic trading after the Federal Reserve’s decision to taper its...
Forbes  Jan 24  Comment 
(Kitco News) - There’s been much chatter in gold markets about the size of Comex precious metals warehouse stocks and what this may mean for the market, but much of that chatter is at best misinformed, say veteran futures traders.
Resource Investor  Jan 21  Comment 
The final battlefield for the U.S. war on gold is being waged in the Comex. The ratio on the Comex of paper gold to physical gold is now effectively 100:1.


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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