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GCZ15 | Futures Options Quotes for Gold

The Futures Options Quotes page provides a way to view the latest Options using current Intraday prices or Daily Options (end-of-day prices). Select an options expiration date from the drop-down list at the top of the table. You can also view options in a Merged or Split view.

The View setting determines how Puts and Calls are listed on the quote.

Options Quotes are updated every 10 seconds throughout the trading day. You will see new price data appear on the page every 10 seconds for the first minute you visit the page. (Prices are updated every 1 minute thereafter.) Options prices are delayed 10 minutes, per exchange rules, and trade times are listed in CST. For both Merged and Split Views, "In-the-money" Calls are Puts are highlighted:

In-the-Money - Puts: Strike Price is greater than the Last Price
In-the-Money - Calls: Strike Price is less than the Last Price

For the selected Options Expiration date, the information listed at the top of the page includes:

  • Options Expiration: The last day on which an option may be exercised, or the date when an option contract ends. Also includes the number of days till options expiration. (this includes weekends and holidays).
  • Futures Contract: Displays the last traded price of the selected options underlying futures contract.
  • Price Value of Option Point: The intrinsic dollar value of one option point. To calculate the premium of an option in US Dollars, multiply the current price of the option by the option contract's point value. (Note: The point value will differ depending on the underlying commodity.) 
Merged View

Merged view lists Puts and Calls one on top of the other, sorted by Strike Price. Puts are identified with a "P" after the Strike Price, while Calls are identified with a "C" after the Strike Price.

  • Strike: The price at which the contract can be exercised. Strike prices are fixed in the contract. For call options, the strike price is where the shares can be bought (up to the expiration date), while for put options the strike price is

    the price at which shares can be sold. The difference between the underlying contract's current market price and the option's strike price represents the amount of profit per share gained upon the exercise or the sale of the option. This is true for options that are in the money; the maximum amount that can be lost is the premium paid. 

  • Open: The open price for the options contract for the day.
  • High: The high price for the options contract for the day.
  • Low: The low price for the options contract for the day.
  • Last: The last traded price for the options contract.
  • Change:  today's change in price
  • Volume: the total number of option contracts bought and sold for the day, for that particular strike price.
  • Premium: The price of the options contract.
  • Time: The time of the last trade for the options contract.
Split View

Split View lists Calls on the left and Puts on the right.

  • Type: Put or Call. A Call option gives you the right to buy a futures contract and a Put option gives you the right to sell a futures contract.
  • Last:  The last traded price for the options contract.
  • Open Interest: Open Interest is the total number of open option contracts that have been traded but not yet liquidated via offsetting trades for that date.
  • Premium: The price of the options contract.
  • Strike: The price at which the contract can be exercised. Strike prices are fixed in the contract. For call options, the strike price is where the shares can be bought (up to the expiration date), while for put options the strike price is the price at which shares can be sold. The difference between the underlying contract's current market price and the option's strike price represents the amount of profit per share gained upon the exercise or the sale of the option. This is true for options that are in the money; the maximum amount that can be lost is the premium paid. 


Category: Options

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