What time do gold futures trade?

Trading Times Gold futures trade from 6:00 p.m. U.S. ET until 5:00 p.m. U.S. ET, Sunday through Friday, with a 60-minute break each day beginning at 5:00 p.m. U.S. ET.

What are gold futures doing right now?

Futures Overview

Metals Last Chg %
Gold Continuous Contract $1,845.10 0.16%
Silver Continuous Contract $21.765 0.42%
Copper Continuous Contract $4.3015 0.62%

What time does Comex gold open?

Trading Hours (All times are New York time) Open outcry trading is conducted from 8:20 AM until 1:30 PM. Electronic trading is conducted via the CME Globex® trading platform from 6:00 PM Sundays through 5:15 PM Fridays, Eastern Time, with a 45-minute break each day between 5:15 PM and 6:00 PM.

What time do gold futures expire?

Gold futures shall be determined by the Exchange. On the last day of trading in an expiring option, the closing time for such options shall be 1:30 p.m. New York time.

Is gold futures a good investment?

The Bottom Line Gold futures offer the ability to invest in gold without taking possession of it. These contracts are traded almost 24 hours a day and provide excellent liquidity if you want to buy or sell quickly.

How do I deliver gold futures?

To be delivered against a futures contract, a precious metal must be deposited in one of the exchange’s designated depositories. A depository provides secure storage of metal and provides inventory management to the exchange and its members.

Do futures trade on weekends?

Commodity and futures markets are closed on weekends, but most futures contracts start trading on Sunday afternoon to start the week.

Does gold trade on the weekend?

Spot gold and silver trading is available 23 hours a day from 6pm ET Sunday through 5pm ET Friday. Trading is closed from 5pm to 6pm ET daily.

What time do Comex gold options expire?

Unexercised Gold futures options shall expire at 8:00 p.m., New York Time, on the last day of trading.

What happens when futures expire?

Futures contracts have expiration dates as opposed to stocks that trade in perpetuity. They are rolled over to a different month to avoid the costs and obligations associated with settlement of the contracts. Futures contracts are most often settled by physical settlement or cash settlement.