Gold futures offer a unique alternative to trading Gold with three distinct contract sizes - one that's right for you.
CME Group provides traders of all levels many benefits with Gold futures that other asset classes can't such as opportunity for diversification, greater leverage, deeper market liquidity, the option to take physical delivery and more. Now CME Group has made Gold futures even more accessible with the recent introduction of the 10 oz. E-micro Gold (MGC) futures contract.
|E-micro GOLD FUTURES||MGC||10 troy ounces||VIEW|
|miNY GOLD FUTURES||QO||50 troy ounces||VIEW|
|GOLD FUTURES||GC||100 troy ounces||VIEW|
|GOLD OPTIONS||OG||100 troy ounces||VIEW|
Trading new asset classes such as futures can help traders reduce portfolio volatility, especially during times of financial unrest.
Leverage is built into each futures contract allowing investors control at a fraction of its total value.
Gold futures provide a mechanism for taking physical delivery in accordance with details of the contract from licensed depositories.
Historically, the price of Gold has generally moved with inflation, making it a potential hedge against inflationary concerns.
Liquidity in Gold futures averages a daily volume of over 200,000 trades and over 20 million ounces of Gold.
SAFE HAVEN INVESTMENT
Gold has historically maintained its value during times of economic or political uncertainty. Many people view it as a safe haven investment.