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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 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.

  • LME welcomes technology team in-house

    The London Metal Exchange (LME) today welcomes its previously outsourced technology team in-house.

  • Consultation: Commitments of Traders Reports (COTR)

    The London Metal Exchange (LME) seeks the views of interested parties regarding a requirement on Members to classify themselves and their Clients into pre-defined categories, based on their primary business activity.