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Comex gold futures crept higher as the dollar extended losses but investors were wary ahead of a meeting later in the day of the European Central Bank and the prospect of a US rate hike next week. Hol...
Benzinga  4 hrs ago  Comment 
$1182.30 - Wednesday high $1180.70 - Current high as of 9:57 AM $1177.50 - Wednesday close $1173.00 - Current price as of 9:57 AM $1170.90 - Current low a of 9:57 AM $1167.20 - Wednesday low © 2016 Benzinga.com....
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Gold prices fell Rs 59 to Rs 27,855 per 10 ten grams at the futures trade today as participants indulged in profit-booking at prevailing levels even as the metal strengthened overseas.At the Multi Co...
MarketWatch  Dec 7  Comment 
Gold futures settled higher Wednesday after two consecutive sessions of declines. A retreat in the U.S. dollar helped buoy demand for the dollar-denominated metal ahead of next week's U.S. Federal Reserve decision on interest rates. Analysts also...
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Gold prices rebound Wednesday after a back-to-back slump, helped as the dollar and Treasury yields all but stalled ahead of interest-rate policy decisions at the European Central Bank on Thursday and the Federal Reserve next week.
MarketWatch  Dec 6  Comment 
Gold futures fell Tuesday for a second session in a row, pressured by strength in the U.S. dollar and expectations for an interest-rate hike at next week's Federal Reserve meeting. February gold fell $6.40, or 0.5%, to settle at $1,170.10 an...
Benzinga  Dec 6  Comment 
$1190.20 - Monday high $1177.10 - Current high as of 11:48 AM $1176.50 - Monday close $1173.00 - Current low as of 11:48 AM $1170.90 - Current low as of 11:48 AM $1158.60 - Monday low   © 2016 Benzinga.com....
MarketWatch  Dec 2  Comment 
Gold futures settled higher Friday, with a retreat in the U.S. dollar and weakness in Treasury yields boosting the metal's investment appeal. February gold rose $8.40, or 0.7%, to settle at $1,177.80 an ounce for the session. For the week, prices...
Benzinga  Dec 2  Comment 
$1196.80 - Wednesday high $1179.80 - Current high as of 9:57 AM $1178.40 - Thursday high $1175.50 - Current price as of 9:57 AM $1169.40 - Thursday close $1168.40 - Current low as of 9:57 AM © 2016 Benzinga.com. Benzinga does not...
newratings.com  Dec 2  Comment 
WASHINGTON (dpa-AFX) - Gold futures steadied Friday morning as U.S. unemployment dropped to 4.6%, the lowest since 2007. Employment in the U.S. increased by a little more than economists had been anticipating in the month of November, according...




 
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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

None.[1]

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]

References

  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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