MCX is primarily a futures exchange. Options are relatively new and the volumes are yet to pick up. The most actively traded commodity options in terms of Avg daily turnover are:
- Gold - 3717 Cr.
- Crude Oil - 565 Cr.
- Silver - 390 Cr.
- Copper - 2 Cr.
- Zinc - 0.44 Cr.
In terms of OI (Jan 2021), it is as below:
All in all, commodity options are nascent but there's a lot of scope for growth. Given the fact that intraday leverage will be completely phased out in F&O by 1st Sep 2021, it makes sense for retail traders to consider trading in options. To get the latest info. about liquidity in options, visit the MCX website104.