The decision to discontinue these prices follows internal analysis and feedback collected during a one-month consultation period that concluded they no longer serve the market.

FastMarkets’ final monthly gold premium assessments for three locations - Shanghai, Mumbai and Istanbul – will be published on Tuesday.

All historical data relating to this price prior to its suspension will remain available in the pricing section of the Fastmarkets website.

If you have any comments on the discontinuation of this price please contact Ewa Manthey by email at: Please add the subject heading FAO: Ewa Manthey re: gold premium assessments.

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