Mcx Copper


Copper (Cu) is malleable and ductile and an excellent conductor of heat and electricity. It is also corrosion resistant and antimicrobial. Copper is an important contributor to the national economies of mature, newly developed and developing countries. Copper is one of the most recycled of all metals, and its recyclability

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Indian copper prices reflect prevailing international spot market and the USD–INR exchange rates. = Commodity-specific events, such as the construction of new production facilities or processes, new uses or the discontinuance of historical uses, unexpected mine or plant closures (natural disaster, supply disruption, accident, strike, and so forth), or industry restructuring—all affect the price of the metal. = Trade policies set by the government (implementation or suspension of taxes, penalties and quotas) affect supply as they regulate (restricting or encouraging) material flow. = Geopolitical events like change in governments, economic paradigms or armed conflicts can affect prices. = As societies develop, the demand for metals increases based on their current economic position, which could also be referred to as the ‘national economic growth factor’

Copper 1 Metric tone 1000 Rs0.05/tick Rs.50/tick Last day of the month 9 MT
per KG 250 30 kgs Rs.0.05/tick Rs.12.5/tick Last day of the month 9 MT

The Copper contracts that are available to trade on MCX Exchange following Lot Size

Contract Launch Calendar of Copper

Contract Launch Months Contract Expiry Months
July-17 February-18
September-17 April-18
December-17 June-18
March-18 August-18
May-18 November-18

Copper contract expiring on 30April 2018 is trading at Rs.436/- per Kg Lot size X price =1000 X436=436000 /-Span Margin calculated. The margins on Copper is roughly calculated 5% of Exchange Span required to trade this contracts at = 21,800/ Prices movement Rs =100/- Per lot.

Intraday trade using MIS, then the margin requirement is roughly 4.5%. Clearly, as you can margin under MIS 10 times - Just Rs.2180 *Cply.

Frequently Asked Questions

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MCX Commodity Lot Size of copper is 2500 kilograms. Lot sizes in Futures trading change with market volatility, so it’s essential for a new traders to know their lot size is always at the MCX commodity exchange. In financial markets, it is good practice for an investor to confirm MCX Commodity Lot Size before any potential transaction to avoid any miscommunications or mistakes from an agent not understanding a specific investor’s request. As far as managing your positions go, having a clear idea about where you stand can help your position succeed much more efficiently. Because if you have ever been caught in a market plunge, being prepared for it helps make things run smooth.


The MCX commodity lot size represents the number of units bought or sold in one transaction. Lot sizes commonly describe commodities derivatives, such as contracts for difference (CFDs) and futures. In addition to being traded on an MCX commodity exchange, commodities can also be bought and sold through brokers or banks. For example, A gold futures contract is an agreement to buy or sell gold at a specified price and date in the future. A gold futures contract is usually based on 1kg on MCX commodity exchange. A gold mini-contract, or mini-futures, is traded on conversations with a total value of 100 grams of gold (1/10th of a troy ounce).


You can choose to buy a single share of stock in a company or invest a more significant amount by purchasing a block of 100 shares, i.e., MCX commodity lot size. A single percentage or multiple 100 shares can represent an option contract on the MCX commodity exchange. When buying an option, you need to know your lot size so that you are not surprised by any extra fees for having too many shares purchased at once. Smaller MCX commodity lot sizes can benefit traders who want to make smaller trades, but they also have disadvantages. Smaller lot sizes can be harder to trade and can cause more slippage.


The price of a commodity or share varies over time. To calculate your commodity lot size list and margin, you need to know the cost of the commodity or share at the beginning of your trading session. The lot size is the number of units you have bought for trading at the MCX commodity exchange. The lot size is calculated by multiplying the number of shares or futures contracts desired by the current daily price of that commodity. A lot size is also known as your maximum investment limit. If you buy more than the lot size, you can sell the extra shares later.