Established over 25 years ago, our physical and financial precious metals trading business is a global market leader in delivering price risk solutions to clients.
- Tailored structured financing, derivative, working capital solutions, physical offtake and trading, clearing and custody solutions in gold, silver, platinum, palladium, rhodium and minor platinum group metals (PGMs)
- Standard hedging products such as spot or forwards, swaps, European and Asian options, leases and lease rate swaps
- Customised, client-specific structured solutions, including finance linked solutions and long-dated price protection programmes
- Physical capabilities predominantly in London and Singapore with access to all major physical markets in Asia, Europe, North and South America
- Cross-border arbitrage capabilities
Clearing and Vaulting:
- Our clearing and vaulting capabilities offer clients world-class, innovative and secure solutions for managing bullion globally.
- Phoenix is an innovative precious metals account management system for both unallocated and allocated metal. A comprehensive solution, Phoenix allows clients to view cleared balances, settlements and physical holdings as well as entering transfer instructions – in real-time, directly from their desk or handheld device.
Real-time electronic execution via our e-commerce platform:
- Access to Real-time electronic precious metal spot liquidity as well as Forward Outrights and Swaps out to 1 year tenor, including Non USD Precious Metals Crosses.
- Access to precious metals fixing orders and limit orders.
- We have a presence in the three major precious-metals trading centres (London, Asia, Americas) which gives us global coverage.
- We take an integrated approach to managing financial markets risk, combining interest rate, currency, credit, equity as well as commodity risk to create customised solutions.
- Our sales and structuring team develops innovative solutions tailored to our clients' unique requirements, and provides ongoing client-centric service by monitoring and evaluating the appropriateness of existing trades resulting from changing market and regulatory conditions.
- We are one of the five members of the London Precious Metals Clearing Ltd (LPMCL) and offer exclusive vaulting arrangements to clients. As well as clearing our clients’ trades in the London market, ICBC Standard Bank provides safe custody for clients’ physical bullion at its own vault in London and at market recognised vaults globally.
- We are at the heart of global liquidity in both physical bullion, OTC and exchange traded precious metals derivatives.
- We manage commodity exposure around the clock and give our clients the necessary products to manage price risks effectively.
- Our established presence across emerging markets positions us well to provide eCommerce financial solutions in Precious Metals Commodities.