Metals

Gold

Symbol: GC

Size: 100 Ounces

Contract Month: G, J, M, Q, V, Z

Trading Hours: 5:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. CT

Exchange: CME

Tick Value: 0.1 $

Point Value: 10 $


Annual Production in tons (2016)

 

1. China ca. 450

2. Australia ca. 290

3. Russia ca. 250

4. USA ca. 210

5. Canada ca. 160

6. Peru ca. 150

7. South Africa ca. 140

8. Mexico ca. 130

 

Total yearly: ca. 3,100 tons


Silver

Symbol: SI

Size: 5,000 Ounces

Contract Month: F, H, K, N, U, Z

Trading Hours:  5:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. CT

Exchange: CME

Tick Value: 0.5 US- Cent

Point Value: 25 $


Annual Production in tons (2016)

 

1. Mexico ca. 5,400

2. Peru ca. 4,300

3. China ca. 3,500

4. Chile ca. 1,500

5. Russia ca. 1,400

6. Australia ca. 1,400

7. Bolivia ca. 1,300

 

Total yearly: ca. 25,000 tons


Platinum

Symbol: PL

Size: 50 Ounces

Contract Month: F, J, N, V

Trading Hours: 5:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. CT

Exchange: CME

Tick Value: 0.1 $

Point Value: 5 $


Annual Production in tons (2015)

 

1. South Africa ca. 125

2. Russia ca. 25

3. Zimbabwe ca. 15

4. Canada ca. 10

 

Total yearly: ca. 180 tons


Palladium

Symbol: PA

Size: 100 Ounces

Contract Month: H, M, U, Z

Trading Hours: 5:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. CT

Exchange: CME

Tick Value: 0.05 $

Point Value: 5.00 $


Annual Production in tons (2016)

 

1. Russia ca. 90

2. South Africa ca. 80

3. Canada ca. 20

4. USA ca. 10

5. Zimbabwe ca. 10

 

Total yearly: ca. 210 tons


Copper

Symbol: HG

Size: 25,000 Pound

Contract Month: all in the next 2 years

Trading Hours: 5:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. CT

Exchange: CME

Tick Value: 0.05 US- Cent

Point Value: 12.50 $


Annual Production in million tons (2015)

 

1. Chile ca. 5.5

2. Peru ca. 2.3

3. China ca. 1.8

4. USA ca. 1.4

5. Congo ca. 1.0

6. Australia ca. 1.0

7. Russia ca. 0.7

 

Total yearly: ca. 19 million tons