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The London Metal Exchange is the world centre for industrial metals trading and price-risk management. More than 80% of global non-ferrous business is conducted here and the prices discovered on our three trading platforms are used as the global benchmark.


  • LME Clear receives Settlement Finality Designation

    LME Clear, the new clearing house for the London Metal Exchange (LME) market, has received a designation order made by the Bank of England under the Financial Markets and Insolvency (Settlement Finality) Regulations 1999.

  • LME publishes new Commitments of Traders Report

    The London Metal Exchange (LME) today published its first Commitments of Traders Report (COTR) in response to general market demand for broader transparency.

  • LME and Colt collaborate to launch LMEnet

    The London Metal Exchange (LME) is working with Colt Technology Services to launch LMEnet, a dedicated network that will provide market participants a fast, reliable and secure connection to the Exchange’s electronic systems, including LME Clear

  • LME Ring to remain open beyond 2015

    The London Metal Exchange (LME) today announces its decision to maintain and further invest in the Ring, the Exchange’s open-outcry trading floor, following a six-month internal review and extensive discussions with market participants

  • LME welcomes first Middle Eastern Aluminium Committee member

    The London Metal Exchange (LME) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Walid Al Attar as a member of its Aluminium Committee.