What types of gold purchases are covered by this action?

What types of gold purchases are covered by this action?

What types of gold purchases are covered by this action?

The plaintiffs seek to represent: all persons or entities in Canada who, between January 1, 2004 and March 19, 2014, transacted in a Gold Market Instrument either directly or indirectly through an intermediary, and/or purchased or otherwise participated in an investment or equity fund, mutual fund, hedge fund, pension fund or any other investment vehicle that transacted in a Gold Market Instrument.

A “Gold Market Instrument” is defined in the Amended Statement of Claim as: gold bullion or gold bullion coins, gold futures contracts traded on an exchange operated in Canada, shares in gold ETFs, gold call options traded on an exchange operated in Canada, gold put options traded on an exchange operated in Canada, over-the-counter gold spot or forward transactions or gold call options, over-the-counter gold put options, leases for gold, gold certificates.

The full extent of the investments that are covered by this action will be determined by the court at the time of certification.