Product Overview

What are Gold futures?

Gold futures are based on the precious metal, gold, and are listed as a contract on one of the most widely traded commodity products, offering traders diversifying opportunities in their portfolio.

Why would you want to trade Gold futures?

  1. Gold is the most watched and diverse commodity in the world.
  2. Plays a role of a "fiat currency" during times of economic stress.
  3. Allows traders to take a position to hedge or profit in a way other commodities cannot. 

How do you trade Gold futures?

Precious metals such as gold, silver, platinum and palladium are used to manage risk or to serve as a safe haven for capital during times of financial uncertainty.  There are hedging opportunities and ways to manage risk around supply and demand for both industrial and commercial uses.

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Contract Specifications


Contract Month

G,J,M,Q,V,Z (Feb, April, June, Aug, Oct, Dec)

Trading Hours

Sunday – Friday 5:00pm – 4:00pm CT with a 60-minute break each day beginning at 4:00pm CT

Product

Gold

Contract Size

100 troy ounces

Trading Venue

CME offers electronic trading almost 24/6

Minimum Tick

$0.10 per troy ounce

Product Symbol

GC

Dollar Value of One Tick

$10.00 U.S. Dollars

Options Available

Quarterly, Serial, Monthly, Weekly

Notional Value

Exchange Rulebook

COMEX 113

Settlement Procedures

Gold Settlement Procedures

Price Limit or Circuit

Price Limits

Settlement Method

Deliverable

Termination of Trading

Trading terminates at 12:30 p.m. CT on the third last business day of the contract month.

Contract Specifications


Product Name

Gold

Options Expirations

Serial and Weekly

Options Symbol

Serial - OG
Weekly - OG1-OG5

Trading Venue

Globex

Trading Hours

Sunday – Friday 5:00pm – 4:00pm CT with a 60-minute break each day beginning at 4:00pm CT

Type Of Expiration

American

Minimum Tick Size

$0.10 per troy ounce

Gold GC Price

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Futures Calendar

30 SEP First Notice
GOLD FUTURES
GCV20
01 OCT First Delivery
GOLD FUTURES
GCV20
28 OCT Last Trade
GOLD FUTURES
GCV20
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