DGCX opens trading of SAM Precious Metals gold and silver bars

SAM Precious Metals (SPM), which received UAE good delivery authorization for its gold and silver bars can now be traded and cleared on DGCX and its Clearing house

Dubai Gold & Commodities Exchange (DGCX) today announced that SAM Precious Metals (SPM) gold and silver bars can now be traded on its exchange and clearinghouse as it continues to support members by providing them with a wide range of high-quality innovative products.

SPM is an ‘Intelligent Refinery’ focused on driving innovation. Globally renowned in the industry with high end and efficient facilities in Dubai, and Egypt, SPM is creating a benchmark for gold and silver refinery by utilizing the most advanced chemical processes to refine and evaluate gold, silver, and other precious metals. With the trading of SPM gold and silver bars on DGCX, members at DGCX can securely trade SPM products using the exchange and clearinghouse.

Ahmed Bin Sulayem, CEO of DGCX, saidDGCX is continuously expanding its operations by building new partnerships and providing investors and market participants with products and services that are highly innovative and add value. SPM is a world-class refinery that has received the UAE good delivery authorization for their gold and silver bars, and we are delighted to have the products traded and cleared through DGCX. Our partnership with SPM is crucial to driving volumes in the UAE markets, cementing its position as a regional financial and commodities trading hub, especially gold and silver.”

Headquartered in Dubai, the city of gold, SAM Precious Metals is one of the top gold and silver refineries in the UAE that has been a trade member of DGCX since May 2021. It received UAE good delivery authorization for their silver bars in 2021 and UAE good delivery for their gold bars in July 2022.

Sami Abu Ahmad, CEO at SPM saidSPM is a UAE-based precious metals refinery that prioritizes meeting the highest standards using deep industry know-how. In carrying out the operations, SAM strictly ensures adherence to high ethical and moral standards and follows the process of responsible sourcing. Being able to trade at an esteemed exchange such as DGCX is a testament to our exceptional product quality and rapidly growing demand for our gold and silver bars. We hope to support DGCX in providing market participants with high quality products and drive volumes in the gold and silver markets.”

Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange (DGCX) recently launched new Physical Gold Futures and Spot Gold Contracts that provide traders and financial institutions the ability to use physical gold as collateral to access affordable sources of short-term lending.

The Dubai Gold & Commodities Exchange (DGCX) is the Middle East’s largest digital marketplace where traders manage risk, protect value, and grow portfolios. We drive liquidity in the market by offering a broad range of futures and options contracts covering base and precious metals, hydrocarbons, equities and currencies. Our members get the assurance of a highly regulated derivatives trading and clearing platform, which has global credibility and a proven settlement track record.

The DGCX owns and operates the region’s largest and only multi-asset Clearing House – DGCX Clearing. It is recognised as a licensed Central Clearing-Counterparty (CCP) by SCA, a Third Country CCP by European Securities Markets Authority (ESMA) and a 'Recognized Clearing House' (RCH) by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS). Additionally, the exchange and clearing house is also regulated by the Securities & Commodities Authority (SCA) in the UAE.

Our unique location at the convergence of trade flows, time zones and commerce allow us to seamlessly fill a vital position in the global derivatives landscape, working across any market and geography and providing uninterrupted service with simple and transparent fees, benefitting from the UAE’s progressive regulatory framework.