Clearing Statistics - Most Recent Figures
Friday, July 28, 2017
LBMA Clearing Statistics - June 2017
The average price of gold in June was $1,260/oz, an increase of 1.2% on the previous month. The average volume of ounces transferred increased by 1.3% to 21.0 million with the corresponding value transferred up by 2.5% to $26.5 billion. The number of transfers in June was 2,811, 3.4% lower than the previous month, with the clearers settling on average 7,476 ounces per transfer, 5% higher than the previous month.
The average price of silver in June increased by 1.2% to $16.95/oz. The volume of ounces transferred fell significantly by 23.3% to 203.7 million ounces, although still 12.5% above the average over the last 12 months. The corresponding value of ounces transferred decreased by 22.5% to $3.45 billion. The number of transfers fell by 13.3% to 892, with the clearers settling on average 228,286 ounces per transfer, a decrease of 11.6% on the previous month.
The average gold / silver price ratio in June was 74.4, the highest monthly average ratio since May 2016.