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Market surveillance

The role of market surveillance

The Market Surveillance team monitors the market to ensure that it is orderly and that trading is fair and transparent. Each day LME members electronically report all proprietary and client positions to the LME Market Surveillance team on a confidential basis. The team is then able to identify dominant holders of LME positions and ensure they comply with the LME Lending guidance rules. The team carries out daily reviews of LME published prices as well as regular analysis of underlying market fundamentals to detect unusual market or pricing anomalies.

Regulatory operations training

Our course Understanding LME Regulatory Operations will provide you with an in-depth understanding of how LME rules work and the impact that they have on operations.