TOCOM Gold Renews All-Time High for 5 Consecutive Days

2.6.2013

-- Advanced Prices for Other Commodities Increase Volume --

The Tokyo Commodity Exchange, Inc, announced that its December 2013 Gold futures contract (most active/back contract month) temporarily reached 5,073 yen per gram during today’s session renewing the highest price recorded since the listing of gold futures contract at TOCOM on March 23, 1982 for the five consecutive trading days.

Prices of all other listed products also showed significant increases. December 2013 Platinum futures contract (most active/back contract month) increased to 5,232 yen per gram, the highest level since May 6, 2010 (33 months). Two energy contracts recorded 4-year-high respectively. Crude Oil reached 65,070 yen per kiloliter, highest since October 29, 2008 (52 months) and Gasoline advanced to 80,190 yen per kiloliter, highest since September 8, 2008 (53 months).  

Such advancement in commodity prices, alongside other factors, activated trading on the TOCOM market totaling the daily volume 216,961 contracts, topping the 210,000 contract level for the first time since October 31, 2011 (15 months).

[Quotes on February 6, 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 4,995 4,979 5,073* 4,976 5,063 5,062
Platinum (1g) December 2013 5,075 5,050 5,232 5,049 5,208 5,209
Crude Oil (1kl) July 2013 63,200 62,950 65,070 62,950 64,910 64,880
Gasoline (1kl) August 2013 78,500 78,200 80,190 78,200 80,080 80,070

* Highest price recorded since the listing

Quotes for All Products on February 6 is available here

 

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