Gold Reached 5,000 yen/gram on TOCOM; Prices of Other Commodities Also Rise

2.4.2013

 

The Tokyo Commodity Exchange, Inc, announced that its December 2013 Gold futures contract (most active/back contract month) temporarily reached 5,000 yen per gram (up 1.2% on day-to-day basis) during today’s session renewing the highest price recorded since the listing of gold futures contract at TOCOM on March 23, 1982.

Prices of some of the other listed commodities also showed significant increases. December 2013 Platinum futures contract (most active/back contract month) increased to 5,130 yen per gram (up 2.7%), the highest level since May 17, 2010 (33 months). Two energy contracts recorded 4 year high respectively. Crude Oil reached 64,210 yen per kiloliter (up 1.5%), highest since October 2, 2008 (52 months) and Gasoline advanced to 79,800 yen per kiloliter (up 1.8%), highest since September 8, 2008 (53 months).  

Total daily volume for February 4 was 195,408 contracts, up 37.7&% from the previous trading day.

 

[Quotes on February 4, 2013 (Most active contract month / Price in yen)]

Commodity (unit)
Contract Month
Last Settlement Price
Open
High
Low
Close
Settlement Price
Gold (1g)
December 2013
4,943
4,945
5,000*
4,938
4,996
4,996
Platinum (1g)
December 2013
4,993
4,988
5,130
4,974
5,115
5,115
Crude Oil (1kl)
July 2013
63,280
63,280
64,210
63,060
64,060
64,070
Gasoline (1kl)
August 2013
78,370
78,400
79,800
78,210
79,360
79,380

* Highest price recorded since the listing

 

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