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Infographic II: The COMEX gold futures market

by BullionStar

This infographic guides you through the largest gold futures market in the world, COMEX.

Did you know for example that only one in 2,500 contracts on COMEX goes to physical delivery, whereas the other 2,499 contracts are cash-settled? This corresponds to a delivery percentage of 0.04% of all gold contracts.

The U.S. government claims to hold a fair bit of gold in reserves, but how much is it really holding?

In this infographic you will learn more about the COMEX gold futures market considering:

  • COMEX trading volumes

  • Fractionally reserved futures trading

  • Cash-settlement of COMEX gold futures contracts

  • Eligible and registered gold on COMEX

  • U.S. treasury gold reserves

  • Location of U.S. treasury gold reserves

  • Foreign gold at the Federal Bank of New York

  • U.S. gold mining

You can learn more about the U.S. gold market at the BullionStar Gold University.

COMEX gold futures market

by BullionStar

See BullionStar’s infographic on the London Gold Market.

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