MarketWatch  Oct 2  Comment 
Gold futures score a more than 2% gain after a jobs report comes in weaker than economists’ forecasts, leading investors to believe that the Federal Reserve may further delay normalizing monetary policy.
Benzinga  Oct 1  Comment 
Trading lower for fifth day in a row. Has declined from its Septemer 24 close ($1153.80) to $112 area. On Tuseday found support at $110.80 and today at $1110.30. © 2015 Benzinga.com. Benzinga does not provide investment advice. All...
MarketWatch  Oct 1  Comment 
Gold futures settled lower after a volatile day of trading in the wake of the latest U.S. economic data, with much anticipation surrounding Friday’s jobs report.
The Hindu Business Line  Oct 1  Comment 
Gold prices fell 0.2 per cent to Rs 25,804 per 10 grams at the futures trade today as participants cut their bets amid a weak global trend.On the Multi Commodity Exchange, gold prices for d...
newratings.com  Sep 30  Comment 
WASHINGTON (dpa-AFX) - Gold futures dropped for a fourth straight session to end at a more than two-week low on Wednesday, amid some upbeat economic data from the U.S. with private sector jobs rising more than expected in September, and the dollar...
MarketWatch  Sep 30  Comment 
Gold futures settled lower on Wednesday, pressured by a rise in the U.S. stock market and strength in the dollar. They tallied a 1.5% loss for the month, down 4.8% for the third quarter of the year, based on the most-active contracts. December...
MarketWatch  Sep 30  Comment 
Gold futures settle at more than two-week low, registering losses for the month and quarter, as a climb in U.S. stocks and strength in the dollar dull the metal’s investment appeal Wednesday.
The Times of India  Sep 30  Comment 
At the Multi Commodity Exchange, gold prices for delivery in far-month December shed Rs 130, or 0.49 per cent, to Rs 26,360 per 10 gm in business turnover of 405 lots.
The Hindu Business Line  Sep 29  Comment 
Gold future prices today fell sharply by Rs 245 to Rs 26,496 per 10 grams as participants offloaded their positions after the prices dropped in global markets.Gold prices fell by Rs 245 or...
The Hindu Business Line  Sep 28  Comment 
Gold futures fell 0.10 per cent to Rs 26,706 per 10 grams today as participants cut bets amid a weak global trend.Besides, profit-booking by speculators weighed on gold prices.On the...


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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