MarketWatch  11 hrs ago  Comment 
Gold futures settle lower after posting gains over the past three sessions, with prices pressured by a firmer U.S. dollar.
The Hindu Business Line  Oct 20  Comment 
Gold rose Rs 89 to Rs 29,990 per 10 grams at the futures trading today as speculators enlarged their positions, tracking a firm trend overseas.At the Multi Commodity Exchange, gold for delivery in De...
MarketWatch  Oct 19  Comment 
Gold futures log a third straight session climb to finish at their highest in over two weeks as the U.S. dollar deepens its retreat from the multimonth highs it hit earlier this month.
The Hindu Business Line  Oct 19  Comment 
Gold prices softened by 0.12 per cent to Rs 29,870 per 10 gram at the futures trade as traders trimmed their bets amid weak global cues.At the Multi Commodity Exchange, gold for delivery in February ...
MarketWatch  Oct 18  Comment 
Gold futures finished higher Tuesday, marking their loftiest settlement in almost two weeks as strength in the British pound helped the U.S. dollar ease back from recent multimonth highs. Strength in the greenback often pressures...
MarketWatch  Oct 18  Comment 
Gold futures on Tuesday mark their highest settlement level in nearly two weeks helped by a pullback in the U.S. dollar from recent multimonth highs and as the U.S. offered signs of a pickup in inflation, which tends to be supportive for gold.
The Hindu Business Line  Oct 18  Comment 
Gold prices were higher by Rs 58 to Rs 29,859 per 10 gram at the futures trade as speculators widened their bets taking positive cues from the global market.At the Multi Commodity Exchange, gold for ...
MarketWatch  Oct 17  Comment 
Gold futures settle slightly higher Monday as traders look to upcoming U.S. economic data, comments from various Federal Reserve speakers and a meeting of the European Central Bank for clues on monetary policy.
The Hindu Business Line  Oct 17  Comment 
Gold prices were up by Rs 34 to Rs 29,690 per 10 gram at the futures trade today as speculators created positions amid positive cues from the global market.At the Multi Commodity Exchange, gold for d...
MarketWatch  Oct 14  Comment 
Gold futures settled lower on Friday as some strength in the U.S. dollar put pressure on prices. The yellow metal, however, posted a gain of roughly 0.3% for the week, rebounding a bit from a loss of 5% in the previous week, which was the largest...
newratings.com  Oct 14  Comment 


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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