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WASHINGTON (dpa-AFX) - Gold futures nudged higher Wednesday, touching its best levels in three weeks amid geopolitical tensions and dovish hints from the U.S. Federal Reserve. Violence outside the UK parliament in London renewed concerns about...
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The Hindu Business Line  Mar 21  Comment 
Amid a weak global trend, gold futures traded lower by Rs 75 at Rs 28,430 per 10 grams today as speculators trimmed their positions. At the Multi Commodity Exchange, gold for delivery in April fell...
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WASHINGTON (dpa-AFX) - Gold futures inched higer Monday, addng to last week's gains despite hawkish comments from Chicago Federal Reserve President Charles Evans. "I think three is entirely possible, as I gain more confidence in the outlook...
The Hindu Business Line  Mar 20  Comment 
Gold prices were trading up by Rs 85 at Rs 28,681 per 10 grams at the futures trade today as speculators created positions amid positive cues from the global market. At the Multi Commodity Exchange...
MarketWatch  Mar 17  Comment 
Gold futures on Friday end higher, helping the yellow metal record its best weekly climb since early February as weakness in the U.S. dollar, following Wednesday’s Federal Reserve decision, provides a runway for gains.
The Hindu Business Line  Mar 17  Comment 
Gold prices rose Rs 72 to Rs 28,555 per 10 grams at the futures trade as speculators enlarged their positions amid a firm trend overseas. At the Multi Commodity Exchange, gold for delivery in far-m...
The Hindu Business Line  Mar 16  Comment 
Comex gold futures climbed to their highest level in over a week on Thursday after the US central bank signalled only a gradual rate tightening, although the election defeat of a Dutch far-right candi...
MarketWatch  Mar 16  Comment 
Gold futures rallied Thursday to settle at their highest level in two weeks, supported by weakness in the dollar in the wake of the Federal Reserve's cautionary stance on the pace of interest-rate increases this year. April gold climbed by...
The Hindu Business Line  Mar 16  Comment 
Gold prices soared Rs 420 to Rs 28,462 per 10 grams at the futures trade as speculators went for fresh positions on positive cues from global markets. At the Multi Commodity Exchange, gold for deli...
The Hindu Business Line  Mar 15  Comment 
Amid a weak global trend, gold futures traded lower by Rs 148 at Rs 28,004 per 10 grams today as speculators trimmed their positions. Gold for delivery in far-month June dropped Rs 148 or 0.53 per ...


COMEX Gold futures are traded on the COMEX division of the NYMEX under ticker symbol GC in U.S dollars and cents per troy ounce.[1]

The chart at left shows front-month Gold Futures prices in dollars per troy ounce.

Delivery Dates

COMEX Gold futures are delivered every year in January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, and December (all months).[1]

The following is a table with COMEX Gold futures delivery dates and resultant tickers for 2009. For an explanation on commodity tickers see commodity ticker construction.

Delivery Month Full Ticker Symbol Thomson-Reuters Symbol
January, 2009GCF9GC/F9-NC
February, 2009GCG9GC/G9-NC
March, 2009GCH9GC/H9-NC
April, 2009GCJ9GC/J9-NC
May, 2009GCK9GC/K9-NC
June, 2009GCM9GC/M9-NC
July, 2009GCN9GC/N9-NC
August, 2009GCQ9GC/Q9-NC
September, 2009GCU9GC/U9-NC
October, 2009GCV9GC/V9-NC
November, 2009GCX9GC/X9-NC
December, 2009GCZ9GC/Z9-NC

Contract Specification

Contract Size

One COMEX Gold futures contract on the COMEX division of the NYMEX is 100 troy ounces.[1]

Tick Value

$0.10 (10¢) per troy ounce ($10.00 per contract).[1]

Daily Price Limit


Trading Hours

  • On the CME Globex electronic platform: 6:00 PM Sundays through 5:15 PM Fridays, with a 45-minute break each day between 5:15 PM and 6:00 PM, New York Time.[1]

Last Trading Day

Trading terminates at the close of business on the third to last business day of the maturing delivery month..[1]

Margin Requirements

  • Clearing Member/Maintenance - $3999.[2]
  • Member & Hedge Customer - $3999.[2]
  • Non-Member Customer - $5399.[2]

Deliverable Grades

In fulfillment of each contract, the seller must deliver 100 troy ounces (±5%) of refined gold, assaying not less than .995 fineness, cast either in one bar or in three one-kilogram bars, and bearing a serial number and identifying stamp of a refiner approved and listed by the Exchange. A list of approved refiners and assayers is available from the Exchange upon request.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 The COMEX division of the NYMEX's contract specification for COMEX Gold futures
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 COMEX Margin requirements for Gold
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