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LBMA Gold Price - Two more join as participants

Monday, June 22, 2015

The LBMA is pleased to announce that Morgan Stanley and Standard Chartered have been approved to participate in the LBMA Gold Price auction process, which is administered by ICE Benchmark Administration (IBA).   Read More

The New LBMA Gold Price successfully launched on 20th March 2015

Monday, March 23, 2015

The LBMA are delighted to announce that the LBMA Gold Price was successfully launched on Friday, 20 March. ICE Benchmark Administration (IBA) provides the auction platform, methodology as well as overall independent administration of the transparent electronic auction process. The LBMA holds the Intellectual Property (IP) rights for the new price.   Read More

The New LBMA Gold Price to be launched on 20th March 2015

Thursday, February 19, 2015

The LBMA is pleased to announce that the new LBMA Gold Price, which replaces the long established London Gold Fix, will be launched on 20 March, 2015. As previously announced ICE Benchmark Administration (IBA) are the new administrators of the LBMA Gold Price. The intellectual property rights will be held by 'Precious Metals Prices Limited', a newly established subsidiary company of the LBMA.   Read More

2015 LBMA Forecast Survey Published

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

The full version of the 2015 LBMA Forecast Survey is now available.
A record thirty five analysts representing thirty one different companies participated in the 2015 Forecast Survey. Contributors are forecasting that average gold prices will remain broadly flat, a modest increase in the silver price and a slightly more bullish outlook for both platinum and palladium. 
Contributors are forecasting gold prices to average $1,211 in 2015, a fall of 0.6% against the price in the first half of January 2015. Silver, the worst performing of the four metals in 2014, is forecast to increase in price by 2.1%. Forecasters are more bullish about the prospects of the PGM prices, with platinum predicted to be the best performing with an increase of 5.6% and palladium, forecast to increase by 5.3%.
Click here to read the full survey, which includes analysts’ supporting commentaries.
To help you navigate more easily round the Report the tables are interactive. By selecting the name of a contributor you will be taken directly to their supporting commentary.  Read More