The LMEprecious reference prices provide intra-day LME Gold and LME Silver spot price points to support the precious metals market in managing their price risk throughout the trading day, aligned with periods of peak liquidity.
LMEprecious reference prices are calculated by the LME three times a day (London time):
You can access intra-day LMEprecious reference prices for free using LMElive.
*All times are London times
The LMEprecious reference prices are benchmarks administered by the LME pursuant to the European Benchmarks Regulation. For more information, please see here.
Details of the methodology used by the LME in determining the LMEprecious reference prices are found on the LME BMR website.
These reference prices are for spot (T+2 ) only, as the LME Gold and LME Silver contracts have liquidity principally focused on the spot contract, which supports spread trading out to all monthly dates.
The reference prices are disseminated as a market message on LMEselect, available via the GUI and FIX. Prices will then be published on their respective pages for both gold and silver and are available for market participants to use free of charge.
The prices will be published on each trading day.