Global gold futures open interest

Data categories: Demand and supply

We provide data on the current futures open interest on the nine major global gold futures exchanges. Open interest is the total number of outstanding contracts that are held by market participants. Open interest measures the flow of money in to the futures market. The open interest is the combination of each transaction of a buyer and seller in the market. The higher the number of open interest, the higher the amount of activity in the futures markets.

Open interest

Data as of

Sources: Bloomberg, COMEX; Disclaimer

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Length and frequency

Data goes back to 2013

Update Schedule

All data is updated weekly based on end of day files


Units are based on US$bn