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The London Metal Exchange publishes an extensive range of trading reports on a real-time and 30-minute delayed basis from our licensed data distributors. Some of these reports are also available on a next day delayed basis from our website. 

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A key service of the LME is to deliver transparent prices for materials traded on the exchange to market users.

Average prices

The LME publishes a range of average prices for each metal traded on the Exchange.

Warehouse stocks movement report

A daily report detailing the quantity of LME-approved material currently held on warrant in LME-approved storage facilities.

Warehouse company stocks and queue data

Report by location and warehouse company detailing:

  • Queue time broken down by metal
  • Opening stock for 1st of the month
  • Closing stock, split by live and cancelled tonnage, on the last of the month
  • Total stock delivered in and out for the month.

Published on the 10th of the month, or the first business day thereafter.

View warehouse company stocks and queue data.

Futures and options open interest

The LME publishes a number of daily open interest reports to inform the market of the open positions for each contract traded on the Exchange.

Member position reports

Commitments of Traders Report

Commitments of Traders Reports provide a breakdown of LME members and their clients open interest in futures contracts listed on the London Metal Exchange, summarised within pre-defined classifications.

Precious metals

The London Bullion Market Association (LBMA) has appointed the LME to promote, market and distribute its precious metals spot prices and closing forward rates. Find licenced market data distributors who offer LBMA data.

Trading data

Data from LME's three trading platforms is available on a real-time or 30 minute delayed basis. See the range of data available from each platform:

Matched trades

Details of all trades conducted on the Exchange are included in information available from licensed data vendors.

Trading volumes

  • Detail and summary reports for intra-day, end of day and previous day trading volumes can be accessed through licenced data vendors
  • Monthly and annual trading volume reports are available on our website and provide a summary of the amount of trading that occurs on the LME.