LBMA Media Centre

This is a dedicated area of the LBMA website devoted to keeping you up to date with the latest news updates, as well as past and present Press Releases, Publications and Speeches.

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Speeches

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Appointment of IBA as Third Party Administrator for LBMA Gold Price

Friday, November 07, 2014

The LBMA today announced that ICE Benchmark Administration (IBA) has been selected to be the third-party administrator for the LBMA Gold Price. This consensus was reached during the LBMA’s market consultation, which involved two market surveys, a seminar and meetings with market participants, solution providers and the regulator. IBA, an independent specialist benchmark administrator, will provide the price platform, methodology as well as the overall administration and governance for the LBMA Gold Price. IBA’s proposal meets the LBMA Request for Proposal process criteria as it is electronic, auction-based, tradeable and auditable. The gold price mechanism is also expected to attract an increased number of direct participants.  Read More

Bloomberg Interviews Ruth Crowell

Thursday, November 06, 2014

Ruth Crowell, Chief Executive of the LBMA is interviewed by Nicholas Larkin from Bloomberg News about the developments in the London Bullion Market since she assumed her new role at the turn of the year.  Read More