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Clarification of Value Dates 10 and 13 November 2017

Thursday, November 09, 2017

Saturday 11 November 2017 is Veterans Day in the United States. This would normally make Friday 10 November 2017 a Public Holiday in the US and merit the Value Date for Trades setup on Wednesday 8 November 2017 to be Monday 13 November 2017 (the Value Date currently published on the LBMA Website) and the earliest point at which US Dollar transactions can clear. Information currently available on the Federal Reserve website indicates that Banks and Branches will be open as normal on Friday 10 November and this has given rise to some uncertainty surrounding the value date to be applied.   Read More