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Vault Receipt

What is 'Vault Receipt'

A document frequently used as a delivery instrument to indicate ownership of precious metals stored in a bank, warehouse, or depository. Also known as warrant or warehouse receipt for metals.

Explaining 'Vault Receipt'

Vault receipts indicate ownership of precious metal commodities certified for delivery upon futures contract.


Further Reading


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Q&A About Vault Receipt


Who uses these documents?

Futures contracts use these documents as proof of ownership.

What does it mean when something is certified for delivery upon futures contract?

It means that the item has been verified and will be delivered upon fulfillment of the contract.

What is a vault receipt?

A document frequently used as a delivery instrument to indicate ownership of precious metals stored in a bank, warehouse, or depository.

Where are vault receipts commonly used?

Vault receipts are usually used with precious metals commodities.