CME Group Micro Gold and Gold Products Update – July 2020

  • 10 Jul 2020
  • By CME Group
  • Topics: Metals

Micro Gold Futures (MGC) update

COMEX Gold broke through the 1800 level briefly during June, a level not seen since 2011.

*  APAC hour represents 8am-8pm SGT/HKT

Source: CME Group

MGC price movement and daily range (expressed in terms of 1 lot notional)

*  Intraday price movement is expressed as the difference between the daily high price and the daily low price, multiplied by the contract notional size in troy ounce.

Source: CME Group

Options heatmap

From the period of June 1 to July 1, the following options showed relatively large builds in OI:

  • November 1800 calls (+5661 lots)
  • December 2250 calls (+2791 lots)
  • December 1950 calls (+2604 lots)
  • August 1650 puts (+2516 lots)

Source: QuikStrike


Key economic events in July

  • July 2 – US Non Farm Payrolls.  8:30 pm SGT / HKT
  • July 7 – RBA Interest Rate Decision.  12:30 pm SGT / HKT
  • July 14 – US Inflation Numbers.  8:30 pm SGT / HKT
  • July 16 – US Retail Sales.  8:30 pm SGT / HKT
  • July 30 – Fed Interest Rate decision.  2 am SGT/HKT
  • July 30 – US GDP Growth rate.  8:30 pm SGT/HKT

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