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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

Record LBMA Gold Price as it Smashes $2,000 Ceiling

Wednesday, August 05, 2020

The LBMA London Gold Price hit an all time record high at $2,034.45 at the 10:30 a.m. auction, today. This is the first time in its 100+ year history that the London price of gold has exceeded $2,000 per troy ounce.   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