LBMA Media Centre

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Latest LBMA Data - Clearing and Vault data

Tuesday, September 01, 2020

As we welcome the announcement to reduce the time lag for publication of London vault holdings we also welcome record gold stocks of more than $555 bn for July. Read more about the latest vault data and clearing statistics.  Read More

Increased Transparency of London Gold Holdings

Tuesday, September 01, 2020

LBMA, the Bank of England and the commercial Vaults (Brink’s, HSBC, ICBC Standard Bank, JP Morgan, Loomis and Malca Amit) announced today that they will publish the gold and silver holdings of the vaults in London with a one-month lag. These figures provide an important insight into London’s durability and reinforce the underlying strength of the physical OTC Market.  Read More

Perth Mint - Incident Review Process Update

Friday, August 07, 2020

As the Global Authority for Precious Metals, LBMA maintains the highest standards for responsible sourcing. It, therefore, takes very seriously the recent allegations relating to The Perth Mint which have resulted in the LBMA invoking its Incident Review Process (IRP). As an iterative process, the IRP has involved extensive discussions with the refiner, auditor, and market participants, including the LBMA Physical Committee.  Read More

Responsible Sourcing Update

Friday, July 17, 2020

As the Global Authority for Precious Metals, LBMA is committed to maintaining the highest due diligence standards for sourcing material. A fundamental aspect of the Good Delivery List is that gold (and silver) processed through accredited refiners can be trusted to be responsibly sourced. This chain of integrity is vital to maintaining confidence in the global market and has been the foundation for the continuous development of our Responsible Sourcing Programme (RSP).  Read More

Perth Mint - Incident Review Process

Friday, June 12, 2020

As the Global Authority for Precious Metals, LBMA maintains the highest standards for responsible sourcing. We, therefore, take very seriously the recent allegations relating to The Perth Mint and its sourcing from Papua New Guinea.  Read More