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Clearing Statistics - Most Recent Figures

Monday, October 01, 2018

AUGUST 2018 Clearing Statistics (Daily Averages)
Gold

The volume of ounces transferred in August decreased marginally month on month (m/m) by 1.4% to 18.9 million ounces, whilst the value transferred fell by 4.3% to $22.8 billion. There were 2,906 transfers in August, 1.9% higher than July, with the clearers settling on average 6,521 ounces per transfer, 3.2% lower m/m.

Silver

The volume of ounces transferred in August decreased m/m by 13.9% to 180.9 million ounces, with the value transferred 17.8% lower at $2.71 billion. There were 899 transfers in August, broadly unchanged from the previous month, with the clearers settling on average 201,287 ounces per transfer, 13.4% lower m/m.

The average gold / silver price ratio in August was 80.1, up from 78.8 in July.

A full copy of the Press Release can be found here.

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