What Is COMEX?
COMEX is the primary futures and options market for trading metals such as gold, silver, copper, and aluminum. COMEX is an abbreviation of the exchange’s full name: The Commodity Exchange Inc.
COMEX merged with the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) in 1994 and became the platform responsible for its metals trading.
In 2008, the CME Group purchased the NYMEX, including its COMEX division.