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Surging Volumes and Open Interest: Records Broken in Copper Futures and Options

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· On pace for our best copper futures (HG) volume year of all-time with YTD ADV of 140,125 (+32.4%).

o Current Annual Record: 129,802 set in 2018.

o #1 volume day all-time on 5/14/2024 with 380,197 contracts traded.

· Copper Options volumes have exploded in 2024, on pace for our best copper options (weekly + monthly) volume year of all time with YTD ADV of 14,202 (+94.1%).

o Current Annual Record: 5,889 set in 2018.

o 2 of the top 5 copper options volume days have occurred this month (May) and another in mid-April (see below in yellow).

· Micro copper volumes continue to surge as a result of retail interest. MTD ADV of 30,288 (+505.6% YTD YoY) and YTD ADV of 11,246 (+106.9% YTD YoY).

o Current Annual Record: 4,882 set in 2023.

o #1 volume day all-time on 5/15/2024 with 69,888 contracts traded.

Open Interest: 

· Today standard futures (HG) open interest of ~300k, compared to 296,441 on May 1st. 

· Current options open interest of ~320,000, compared to 235k on May 1st. (all May OI HG options record days in yellow below)

· Micro copper open interest of 8,624, compared to 4,497 on May 1st. 




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