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 1 December 2020

LME GOLD CLOSING PRICES, US$ PER fine troy ounce

Contract Price
SPOT 1815.10
Month 1 1815.20
Month 6 1818.50
Month 12 1821.70
Month 24 1825.60

LME GOLD CLOSING PRICES, US$ PER fine troy ounce

LME Gold Volumes and Market Open Interest

Trading date Volume1 Open Interest2 
30 Nov  0    - 
27 Nov  0 1,159 
26 Nov  0 1,159 
25 Nov  0 1,159 
24 Nov  0 1,159 
23 Nov  0 1,159 
20 Nov  0 1,159 
19 Nov  0 1,159 
18 Nov  0 1,159 
17 Nov  0 1,179 
16 Nov  0 1,179 
13 Nov  0 1,179 
12 Nov  0 1,179 
11 Nov  0 1,179 
10 Nov  0 1,179 
09 Nov  0 1,179 
06 Nov  0 1,179 
05 Nov  0 1,179 
04 Nov  0 1,179 
03 Nov  0 1,179 
02 Nov  0 1,179 
30 Oct  0 1,179 
29 Oct  0 1,179 
28 Oct  0 1,179 
27 Oct  0 1,179 
26 Oct  0 1,179 
23 Oct  0 1,179 
22 Oct  0 1,179 
21 Oct  0 1,179 
20 Oct  0 1,399 
19 Oct  0 1,399 
16 Oct  0 1,399 
15 Oct  0 1,399 
14 Oct  0 1,399 
13 Oct  0 1,399 
12 Oct  0 1,399 
09 Oct  0 1,399 
08 Oct  0 1,399 
07 Oct  0 1,399 
06 Oct  0 1,399 
05 Oct  0 1,399 
02 Oct  0 1,399 
01 Oct  0 1,399 
30 Sep  0 1,399 
29 Sep  0 1,399 
28 Sep  0 1,399 
25 Sep  0 1,399 
24 Sep  0 1,399 
23 Sep  0 1,399 
22 Sep  0 1,399 
21 Sep  0 1,399 
18 Sep  0 1,399 
17 Sep  0 1,399 
16 Sep  0 1,399 
15 Sep  0 5,869 
14 Sep  0 5,869 
11 Sep  0 5,869 
10 Sep  0 5,869 
09 Sep  0 5,869 
08 Sep  0 5,869 
07 Sep  0 5,869 
04 Sep  0 5,869 
03 Sep  0 5,869 
02 Sep  0 5,869 
01 Sep  0 5,869 
28 Aug  0 5,869 
27 Aug  0 5,869 
26 Aug  0 5,869 
25 Aug  0 5,869 
24 Aug  0 5,869 
21 Aug  0 5,869 
20 Aug  0 5,869 
19 Aug  0 5,869 
18 Aug  0 5,934 
17 Aug  0 5,934 
14 Aug  0 5,934 
13 Aug  0 5,934 
12 Aug  0 5,934 
11 Aug  0 5,934 
10 Aug  0 5,934 
07 Aug  0 5,934 
06 Aug  0 5,934 
05 Aug  0 5,934 
04 Aug  0 5,934 
03 Aug  0 5,934 

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

Historical LME Gold Volumes and Market Open Interest


30 Nov  0    - 
27 Nov  0 1,159 
26 Nov  0 1,159 
25 Nov  0 1,159 
24 Nov  0 1,159 
23 Nov  0 1,159 
20 Nov  0 1,159 
19 Nov  0 1,159 
18 Nov  0 1,159 
17 Nov  0 1,179 
16 Nov  0 1,179 
13 Nov  0 1,179 
12 Nov  0 1,179 
11 Nov  0 1,179 
10 Nov  0 1,179 
09 Nov  0 1,179 
06 Nov  0 1,179 
05 Nov  0 1,179 
04 Nov  0 1,179 
03 Nov  0 1,179 
02 Nov  0 1,179 
30 Oct  0 1,179 
29 Oct  0 1,179 
28 Oct  0 1,179 
27 Oct  0 1,179 
26 Oct  0 1,179 
23 Oct  0 1,179 
22 Oct  0 1,179 
21 Oct  0 1,179 
20 Oct  0 1,399 
19 Oct  0 1,399 
16 Oct  0 1,399 
15 Oct  0 1,399 
14 Oct  0 1,399 
13 Oct  0 1,399 
12 Oct  0 1,399 
09 Oct  0 1,399 
08 Oct  0 1,399 
07 Oct  0 1,399 
06 Oct  0 1,399 
05 Oct  0 1,399 
02 Oct  0 1,399 
01 Oct  0 1,399 
30 Sep  0 1,399 
29 Sep  0 1,399 
28 Sep  0 1,399 
25 Sep  0 1,399 
24 Sep  0 1,399 
23 Sep  0 1,399 
22 Sep  0 1,399 
21 Sep  0 1,399 
18 Sep  0 1,399 
17 Sep  0 1,399 
16 Sep  0 1,399 
15 Sep  0 5,869 
14 Sep  0 5,869 
11 Sep  0 5,869 
10 Sep  0 5,869 
09 Sep  0 5,869 
08 Sep  0 5,869 
07 Sep  0 5,869 
04 Sep  0 5,869 
03 Sep  0 5,869 
02 Sep  0 5,869 
01 Sep  0 5,869 
28 Aug  0 5,869 
27 Aug  0 5,869 
26 Aug  0 5,869 
25 Aug  0 5,869 
24 Aug  0 5,869 
21 Aug  0 5,869 
20 Aug  0 5,869 
19 Aug  0 5,869 
18 Aug  0 5,934 
17 Aug  0 5,934 
14 Aug  0 5,934 
13 Aug  0 5,934 
12 Aug  0 5,934 
11 Aug  0 5,934 
10 Aug  0 5,934 
07 Aug  0 5,934 
06 Aug  0 5,934 
05 Aug  0 5,934 
04 Aug  0 5,934 
03 Aug  0 5,934 
31 Jul  0 5,934 
30 Jul  0 5,934 
29 Jul  0 5,934 
28 Jul  0 5,934 
27 Jul  0 5,934 
24 Jul  0 5,934 
23 Jul  0 5,934 
22 Jul  0 5,934 
21 Jul  0 5,934 
20 Jul  0 5,934 
17 Jul  0 5,934 
16 Jul  0 5,934 
15 Jul  0 5,934 
14 Jul  0 6,009 
13 Jul  0 6,009 
10 Jul  0 6,009 
09 Jul  0 6,009 
08 Jul  0 6,009 
07 Jul  0 6,009 
06 Jul  0 6,009 
03 Jul  0 6,009 
02 Jul  0 6,009 
01 Jul  0 6,009 
30 Jun  0 6,009 
29 Jun  0 6,009 
26 Jun  0 6,009 
25 Jun  0 6,009 
24 Jun  0 6,009 
23 Jun  0 6,009 
22 Jun  0    - 
19 Jun  0 6,009 
18 Jun  0 6,009 
17 Jun  0 6,009 
16 Jun  0 6,636 
15 Jun  0 6,636 
12 Jun  0 6,636 
11 Jun  0 6,636 
10 Jun  0 6,636 
09 Jun  0 6,636 
08 Jun  0 6,636 
05 Jun  0 6,636 
04 Jun  0 6,636 
03 Jun  0 6,636 
02 Jun  0 6,636 
01 Jun  0 6,636 
29 May  0 6,636 
28 May  0 6,636 
27 May  0 6,636 
26 May  0 6,636 
22 May  0 6,636 
21 May  0 6,636 
20 May  0 6,636 
19 May  0 6,886 
18 May  0 6,886 
15 May  0 6,886 
14 May  0 6886 
13 May  0 6886 
29,610
30 Nov  0    - 
27 Nov  0 1,159 
26 Nov  0 1,159 
25 Nov  0 1,159 
24 Nov  0 1,159 
23 Nov  0 1,159 
20 Nov  0 1,159 
19 Nov  0 1,159 
18 Nov  0 1,159 
17 Nov  0 1,179 
16 Nov  0 1,179 
13 Nov  0 1,179 
12 Nov  0 1,179 
11 Nov  0 1,179 
10 Nov  0 1,179 
09 Nov  0 1,179 
06 Nov  0 1,179 
05 Nov  0 1,179 
04 Nov  0 1,179 
03 Nov  0 1,179 
02 Nov  0 1,179 
30 Oct  0 1,179 
29 Oct  0 1,179 
28 Oct  0 1,179 
27 Oct  0 1,179 
26 Oct  0 1,179 
23 Oct  0 1,179 
22 Oct  0 1,179 
21 Oct  0 1,179 
20 Oct  0 1,399 
19 Oct  0 1,399 
16 Oct  0 1,399 
15 Oct  0 1,399 
14 Oct  0 1,399 
13 Oct  0 1,399 
12 Oct  0 1,399 
09 Oct  0 1,399 
08 Oct  0 1,399 
07 Oct  0 1,399 
06 Oct  0 1,399 
05 Oct  0 1,399 
02 Oct  0 1,399 
01 Oct  0 1,399 
30 Sep  0 1,399 
29 Sep  0 1,399 
28 Sep  0 1,399 
25 Sep  0 1,399 
24 Sep  0 1,399 
23 Sep  0 1,399 
22 Sep  0 1,399 
21 Sep  0 1,399 
18 Sep  0 1,399 
17 Sep  0 1,399 
16 Sep  0 1,399 
15 Sep  0 5,869 
14 Sep  0 5,869 
11 Sep  0 5,869 
10 Sep  0 5,869 
09 Sep  0 5,869 
08 Sep  0 5,869 
07 Sep  0 5,869 
04 Sep  0 5,869 
03 Sep  0 5,869 
02 Sep  0 5,869 
01 Sep  0 5,869 
28 Aug  0 5,869 
27 Aug  0 5,869 
26 Aug  0 5,869 
25 Aug  0 5,869 
24 Aug  0 5,869 
21 Aug  0 5,869 
20 Aug  0 5,869 
19 Aug  0 5,869 
18 Aug  0 5,934 
17 Aug  0 5,934 
14 Aug  0 5,934 
13 Aug  0 5,934 
12 Aug  0 5,934 
11 Aug  0 5,934 
10 Aug  0 5,934 
07 Aug  0 5,934 
06 Aug  0 5,934 
05 Aug  0 5,934 
04 Aug  0 5,934 
03 Aug  0 5,934 
31 Jul  0 5,934 
30 Jul  0 5,934 
29 Jul  0 5,934 
28 Jul  0 5,934 
27 Jul  0 5,934 
24 Jul  0 5,934 
23 Jul  0 5,934 
22 Jul  0 5,934 
21 Jul  0 5,934 
20 Jul  0 5,934 
17 Jul  0 5,934 
16 Jul  0 5,934 
15 Jul  0 5,934 
14 Jul  0 6,009 
13 Jul  0 6,009 
10 Jul  0 6,009 
09 Jul  0 6,009 
08 Jul  0 6,009 
07 Jul  0 6,009 
06 Jul  0 6,009 
03 Jul  0 6,009 
02 Jul  0 6,009 
01 Jul  0 6,009 
30 Jun  0 6,009 
29 Jun  0 6,009 
26 Jun  0 6,009 
25 Jun  0 6,009 
24 Jun  0 6,009 
23 Jun  0 6,009 
22 Jun  0    - 
19 Jun  0 6,009 
18 Jun  0 6,009 
17 Jun  0 6,009 
16 Jun  0 6,636 
15 Jun  0 6,636 
12 Jun  0 6,636 
11 Jun  0 6,636 
10 Jun  0 6,636 
09 Jun  0 6,636 
08 Jun  0 6,636 
05 Jun  0 6,636 
04 Jun  0 6,636 
03 Jun  0 6,636 
02 Jun  0 6,636 
01 Jun  0 6,636 
29 May  0 6,636 
28 May  0 6,636 
27 May  0 6,636 
26 May  0 6,636 
22 May  0 6,636 
21 May  0 6,636 
20 May  0 6,636 
19 May  0 6,886 
18 May  0 6,886 
15 May  0 6,886 
14 May  0 6886 
13 May  0 6886 
29,610

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LME Gold reference prices, US$ per fine troy ounce

 LME Gold
 Date AM Midday      PM 
02-Dec 1830.60 1824.30 1822.20
01-Dec 1796.50 1808.10 1811.90
30-Nov 1722.60 1772.30 1775.30
27-Nov 1808.50 1806.50 1806.50
26-Nov 1813.20 1814.30 1808.40
25-Nov 1809.80 1811.90 1811.40
24-Nov 1818.50 1811.30 1804.10
23-Nov 1866.00 1867.80 1840.70
20-Nov 1867.10 1865.80 1875.70
19-Nov 1858.60 1863.20 1858.70
18-Nov 1877.30 1868.80 1877.80
17-Nov 1886.50 1888.60 1889.90
16-Nov 1891.10 1870.00 1887.00
13-Nov 1878.80 1878.60 1891.40
12-Nov 1867.90 1870.60 1877.60
11-Nov 1877.00 1877.20 1860.60
10-Nov 1874.30 1877.70 1880.40
09-Nov 1958.80 1936.80 1862.10
06-Nov 1948.40 1956.50 1942.30
05-Nov 1916.90 1918.80 1935.20
04-Nov 1888.00 1903.50 1902.00
03-Nov 1899.60 1900.50 1905.20
02-Nov 1887.30 1888.90 1889.20
30-Oct 1874.60 1878.80 1883.90
29-Oct 1877.60 1872.60 1872.60
28-Oct 1897.30 1891.40 1872.30
27-Oct 1899.40 1903.40 1905.60
26-Oct 1901.70 1901.70 1900.60
23-Oct 1911.00 1910.40 1904.90
22-Oct 1917.20 1916.90 1900.50
21-Oct 1918.10 1917.40 1925.20
20-Oct 1906.00 1905.90 1900.00
19-Oct 1911.20 1913.30 1906.40
16-Oct 1908.60 1909.50 1906.60
15-Oct 1891.70 1897.00 1894.30
14-Oct 1896.50 1898.50 1911.30
13-Oct 1922.20 1921.30 1893.10
12-Oct 1920.40 1919.90 1924.50
09-Oct 1913.40 1916.70 1925.10
08-Oct 1890.50 1893.00 1890.20
07-Oct 1888.00 1887.10 1884.70
06-Oct 1913.10 1914.30 1914.60
05-Oct 1899.90 1899.80 1909.20
02-Oct 1906.70 1908.50 1908.50
01-Oct 1894.60 1896.10 1901.60

LME Gold Reference prices: Historical data

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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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