LME WEEK 2017: Metals after MiFID II

  • 01/11/2017

You’ve heard your broker talk about MiFID II but what does it mean for you and other industrial users wanting to hedge metals price risk?

LBMA-i mentioned in World Gold Council's 'Gold Investor' Magazine

  • 23/10/2017

Ruth Crowell, chief executive of the LBMA, discusses the importance of bringing transparency to the OTC precious metals market and how LBMA-i is striving to achieve this. Read the article titled 'LBMA – Delivering transparency and integrity' in the September 2017 edition of the 'Gold Investor'.

Ruth Crowell is interviewed on Bloomberg Markets AM

  • 20/10/2017

LBMA’s CEO, Ruth Crowell was interviewed on Bloomberg Radio at the 2017 Global Precious Metals Conference in Barcelona. She discusses market trends and bringing greater transparency to trading. Listen to a recording here.

London’s gold amount revealed in transparency move

  • 01/08/2017

The figures on London’s physical store of gold mark the latest step by the LBMA to improve the transparency of the market. It will be followed by the publication of trade reporting data, a move the LBMA says will provide a gross turnover figure for physical gold trading in London. Boat Service, in partnership with Autilla, will deliver the trade publication service to improve the transparency of the market. Read the full article here

Demystifying London's Gold and Silver Vault Holdings

  • 31/07/2017

As at 31 March, 2017 there were 7,449 tonnes of gold, valued at $298 billion and 32,078 tonnes of silver valued at $19 billion. This equates to approximately 596,000 gold bars and 1,069,255 silver bars. Publication of aggregate physical holdings is the first step in reporting for the London Precious Metals Market. The next step is trade reporting. The collection of trade data will add transparency to the market and provide gross turnover for the Loco London market. Previously, gross turnover had been calculated from one-off surveys or estimated from the clearing statistics. LBMA-i is proud to be the vehicle to deliver the trade reporting service to improve the transparency in the London Bullion market. Read the full article here

LBMA to publish Precious Metal holdings in London vaults

  • 08/05/2017

The LBMA and the LPMCL have announced that from summer 2017 the LBMA will be publishing the gold and silver physical precious metals holdings of the London vaults, with the platinum and palladium holdings to be published at a later date.