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Record LBMA Gold Price as it Smashes $2,000 Ceiling

Wednesday, August 05, 2020

The LBMA London Gold Price hit an all time record high at $2,034.45 at the 10:30 a.m. auction, today. This is the first time in its 100+ year history that the London price of gold has exceeded $2,000 per troy ounce.   Read More

Responsible Sourcing Update

Friday, July 17, 2020

As the Global Authority for Precious Metals, LBMA is committed to maintaining the highest due diligence standards for sourcing material. A fundamental aspect of the Good Delivery List is that gold (and silver) processed through accredited refiners can be trusted to be responsibly sourced. This chain of integrity is vital to maintaining confidence in the global market and has been the foundation for the continuous development of our Responsible Sourcing Programme (RSP).  Read More

Perth Mint - Incident Review Process

Friday, June 12, 2020

As the Global Authority for Precious Metals, LBMA maintains the highest standards for responsible sourcing. We, therefore, take very seriously the recent allegations relating to The Perth Mint and its sourcing from Papua New Guinea.  Read More

Good Delivery Update: Silver Bars and Weight Stamps

Thursday, June 11, 2020

LBMA has received a number of queries regarding Silver London Good Delivery Bars (LGDB) and COMEX silver bars, particularly with regards to the marking of weight on the bars. As per existing protocols, 1,000oz Comex Silver bars from LBMA Good Delivery refiners are acceptable in London, even if the weight is stamped on the bar.   Read More