In her latest report, Rhona O’Connell, Head of Market Analysis, EMEA & Asia, StoneX Financial Ltd, analysed LBMA trading volumes for gold, silver, platinum and palladium during May 2021.

The report, published on, also looked at forward volumes, options and Loan Lease Deposit activity for all four metals.

“Volumes in gold and silver have continued to dwindle, as did platinum in spot and forwards, but a few exceptionally high-volume days saw Options and Lease Loan Deposit volumes boost those platinum total volume monthly averages,” she said.

Read the full report on