Xetra Gold

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Xetra-Gold futures
Exchange Eurex
Settlement Cash and physical
Contract Size 1 kilogram
Pricing Unit euro
Tick Value 10 (in euros)
Contract Months March, June, September and December
Last Trading Day Third Friday of respective expiry month; trade ceases at 17:30 CET
Note: This contract is electronic ONLY -- no open outcry
  No Open Outcry Electronic
Trading Hours N/A 09:00-17:30 CET
Ticker Symbol N/A FXGL
Price Limits N/A N/A


Xetra-Gold futures and options were launched on September 28, 2010


The gold-backed, exchange-traded product has traded on the Deutsche Boerse since December 2007, and has assets under management of 1.6 billion euros ($2.2 billion).

The Xetra-Gold futures contract is denominated in euros and is intended to appeal to a broad range of European investors.

Eurex Clearing accepts Xetra-Gold as collateral.

The Xetra-Gold ETC (exchange-traded commodity) had grown to 50 tonnes of metal as of Late Septmber 2010; that is approximately 4% of holdings in the SPDR Gold Trust, then the world's largest exchange-traded fund, which then held approximately 1,300 tonnes of gold.