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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LBMA Forecast Winners 2012

Wednesday, January 02, 2013

The London Bullion Market Association is delighted to congratulate the winning analysts in the 2012 Precious Metals Forecast (see table below). The range and average price predictions for the 2013 Precious Metals Survey will be published in mid-January, with the full survey, including the commentaries, to follow later this month.  Read More

Silver Anniversary Medallion Competition

Tuesday, January 01, 2013

In April 2012, the LBMA invited Members, Associates and Good Delivery Refiners to submit entries to a competition for the design and production of a silver medallion to commemorate its silver anniversary. The specification for the medallion was for a one troy ounce 999 or 999.9 silver commemorative medallion, incorporating the LBMA logo, the dates ‘1987-2012’ and any other relevant features that candidates felt appropriate, for example depictions of gold and silver, the responsibilities of the LBMA or famous London landmarks. 10 LBMA companies submitted designs, with a total of 15 designs received.  Read More

Visit to Malca-Amit’s New Vault - Connelly, LBMA

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Malca-Amit became a member of the LBMA in March 2012 and shortly afterwards completed the building of a new vault facility close to Heathrow airport. Stuart Playford, Emma Attridge and Aelred Connelly from the LBMA visited the facility recently. Here Aelred describes their visit.  Read More

Where Does the Gold Price Come From - Dr. Brian Lucey,Trinity College

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Dr Brian Lucey, Charles Larkin and Fergal O’Connor consider a number of key questions about trading activity in the gold market. They present an academic perspective to questions such as where is the gold market price made, whether one market location has a predominant influence on the others and whether the pricemaking process is diffused.  Read More