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...
The Hindu Business Line  Dec 2  Comment 
Gold prices spurted Rs 280 to Rs 28,200 per 10 grams at the futures trade as speculators widened their bets taking positive cues from the global market. At the Multi Commodity Exchange, gold for de...
Benzinga  Dec 1  Comment 
$1178.40 - Current high as of 9:25 AM $1173.90 - Wednesday close $1171.30 - Wednesday low (former low of move) $1170.00 - Current price as of 9:25 AM $1163.80 - Current low as of 9:25 AM © 2016 Benzinga.com. Benzinga does...
MarketWatch  Dec 1  Comment 
Gold futures settle lower Thursday, extending recent weakness after notching the ugliest monthly performance in over three years, as investors shun haven assets for riskier stocks and oil.
newratings.com  Dec 1  Comment 
WASHINGTON (dpa-AFX) - Gold futures continued to fall Monday morning, hitting 9-month lows as U.S. stocks enjoyed a post-election rally. With little appetite for safe haven assets, gold futures have been sliding for the past few weeks. Gold for...
MarketWatch  Nov 30  Comment 
Gold futures sank on Wednesday, notching its worst month of the year, as oil prices rallied after the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries reached a deal to cut oil production that is equivalent to 1% of global output. Crude oil...
Benzinga  Nov 30  Comment 
$1196.80 - Current high as of 12:11 PM $1190.80 - Tuesday close $1175.50 - Current price as of 12:11 PM $1172.80 - November 25 low $1171.30 - Current low as of 12:11 PM © 2016 Benzinga.com. Benzinga does not provide...
The Hindu Business Line  Nov 30  Comment 
Gold prices fell 0.25 per cent to Rs 28,690 per 10 grams at the futures trade today as participants cut down their bets amid a weak global trend. At the Multi Commodity Exchange, gold prices for de...


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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