LME Gold

LME Gold combines daily prompts (including spot) out to 25 days with monthly and quarterly dates along a tradeable five-year forward curve. In this way, the system seamlessly blends the daily structure of the London over-the-counter (OTC) market, and the monthly futures approach of existing exchange offerings.

The contract can be traded electronically from 01.00 to 20.00 (London time) via LMEselect, and through the 24-hour inter-office telephone market.

Market participants can access LME Gold prices for free using LMElive.

Data valid for 22 February 2019

LME GOLD CLOSING PRICES, US$ PER fine troy ounce

Contract Price
SPOT 1330.70
Month 1 1332.80
Month 6 1347.60
Month 12 1365.40
Month 24 1397.50

LME GOLD CLOSING PRICES, US$ PER fine troy ounce

LME Gold Volumes and Market Open Interest

Trading date Volume1 Open Interest2 
20 Feb 2,849     - 
19 Feb 2,317  19,827 
18 Feb 1,644  19,759
15 Feb 474 19,607
14 Feb 2,027  19,622 
13 Feb 1,058  19,323
12 Feb 1,738 19,799
11 Feb 2,286  20,014
8 Feb 794  20,375
7 Feb 3,102 20,325
6 Feb 594 19,437
5 Feb 358  19,439
4 Feb 722  19,553 
1 Feb 804 20,073

Volumes are quoted in lots and published T+2 days in arrears
2 Market Open Interest (the total of member and client open positions in lots) is published T+3 in arrears

LME Gold Volumes and Market Open Interest: Current calendar year


29,610
29,610

LME Gold reference prices, US$ per fine troy ounce

 LME Gold
 Date AM Midday      PM 
22-Feb  1322.60  1323.20   
21-Feb  1334.50  1334.30  1331.10 
20-Feb  1345.00  1343.70  1344.20 
19-Feb 1329.70  1329.10  1334.80
18-Feb  1324.40 1324.80  1326.00
15-Feb 1317.10 1318.90 1316.60
14-Feb 1306.00 1306.00 1310.70
13-Feb 1311.40 1311.00 1313.30
12-Feb 1311.90 1313.40 1310.20
11-Feb 1307.20 1307.50 1306.20
08-Feb  1311.10  1312.10  1314.50 
07-Feb  1306.60  1306.60 1310.10 
06-Feb 1313.70 1312.30 1312.40
05-Feb  1313.70  1314.10 1314.30 
04-Feb  1311.20  1311.10 1312.50 
01-Feb 1320.80 1321.50 1321.50

 

LME Gold Reference prices: Current calendar year

LME GOLD Closing prices

LME Gold Contract specifications

Name LME Gold
Contract code AU
Contract type Futures
Underlying material Loco London Fine Gold held in London and complying with standards relating to good delivery and fineness acceptable to the Precious Metal Clearer of the Clearing House for the purpose of effecting settlement with the Clearing House, as such standards are in effect from time to time.
Lot size
100 fine troy ounces
Price quotation
US dollars and cents per fine troy ounce
Clearable currencies
US dollars
Trading venues
LMEselect
Inter-office market
Trading hours 01:00 – 20:00 London time
24 hours
Contract period
Daily Dates tradeable from T+1 to T+3, Monthly Dates for at least 24 months (third Wednesday Prompt) and for a further twelve Calendar Quarterly Dates, as defined in the LME Rulebook
Daily Dates tradeable from T+1 to T+25, Monthly Dates for at least 24 months (third Wednesday Prompt) and for a further twelve Calendar Quarterly Dates, as defined in the LME Rulebook
Minimum price fluctuation (tick size)
$0.100 per fine troy ounce
$0.001 per fine troy ounce
(Carries)
$0.001 per fine troy ounce
$0.001 per fine troy ounce
Termination of trading
The last trading time for LMEprecious Gold Futures shall be 16:00 London time on the Last Trading Day. The Last Trading Day for LMEprecious Gold Futures shall be the Business Day which is one Business Day before the Prompt Date.
Settlement procedure
All unallocated Precious Metal deliveries to LME Clear should be made to LME Clear's nominated Precious Metal Clearer, in accordance with the Settlement Instructions issued by LME Clear
Margining
Realised Variation Margins applied

1 Defined terms used in this contract specification shall have the meaning ascribed to them in the LME Rulebook or LME Clear Rulebook (as appropriate)

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