As part of joining the World Gold Council, the company has agreed to adopt and adhere to the Responsible Gold Mining Principles.
US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude climbed 2 per cent, or 72 cents, to $36.16 a barrel.
US gold futures were steady at $1,750.
The real time market traded 3.41 million units of volume in 48 auction sessions on day one of the launch.
The revised timing has come into effect from Tuesday, the exchange said in a circular.
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