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Trading times and dates

First session (UK)

  • Steel Billet 11:40-11:45
  • Aluminium Alloy and NASAAC 11:45-11:50
  • Tin 11:50-11:55
  • Primary Aluminium 11:55-12:00
  • Copper 12:00-12:05
  • Lead 12:05-12:10
  • Zinc 12:10-12:15
  • Nickel 12:15-12:20
  • Cobalt and Molybdenum 12:20-12:25
  • Interval 12:25-12:30
  • Copper 12:30-12:35
  • Aluminium Alloy and NASAAC 12:35-12:40
  • Tin 12:40-12:45
  • Lead 12:45-12:50
  • Zinc 12:50-12:55
  • Primary Aluminium 12:55-13:00
  • Nickel 13:00-13:05
  • Aluminium Premiums 13:05-13.10
  • Steel Billet 13:10-13.15
  • Interval 13:15-13:25
  • Kerb trading 13:25-14:45
  • Interval 14:45-14:55

Second session (UK)

  • Aluminium Alloy and NASAAC 14:55-15:00
  • Lead 15:00-15:05
  • Zinc 15:05-15:10
  • Copper 15:10-15:15
  • Primary Aluminium 15:15-15:20
  • Tin 15:20-15:25
  • Nickel 15:25-15:30
  • Steel Billet 15:30-15:35
  • Interval 15:35-15:40
  • Lead 15:40-15:45
  • Zinc 15:45-15:50
  • Copper 15:50-15:55
  • Primary Aluminium 15:55-16:00
  • Tin 16:00-16:05
  • Nickel 16:05-16:10
  • Aluminium Alloy and NASAAC 16:10-16:15
  • Kerb trading 16:15-17:00

 

Note:

16.30 - Aluminium Premiums ceases trading
16.35 - Tin ceases trading
16.40 - Lead and Steel Billet cease trading
16.45 - Nickel and Cobalt cease trading
16.50 - Zinc ceases trading
16.55 - Copper and Molybdenum cease trading
17.00 - Primary Aluminium, Aluminium Alloy and NASAAC cease trading

Exchange holidays

UK HolidayDatesSubstituted 3 Month Prompt Dates
Christmas Day Fri 25 Dec 15    Thurs 24 Dec 15
Holiday in lieu of Boxing Day Mon 28 Dec 14 Tues 29 Dec 15
New Year’s Day Fri 1 Jan 16 Mon 4 Jan 16
Good Friday Fri 25 Mar 16 N/A
Easter Monday Mon 28 Mar 16 N/A
Early May Bank Holiday Mon 2 May 16 Tues 3 May 16
Spring Bank Holiday Mon 30 May 16 N/A
Summer Bank Holiday Mon 29 Aug 16 N/A
Boxing Day Mon 26 Dec 16 Wed 28 Dec 16
Holiday in lieu of Christmas Day Tues 27 Dec 16 Wed 28 Dec 16
Holiday in lieu of New Year’s Day Mon 2 Jan 17 N/A

Please note that on Thursday 24 December 2015 and Thursday 31 December 2015 the Ring will close at 14.00 hours after Kerb 1 with LMEselect operating until 15.00 hours.

On both these days LMEsmart will close at 16.00 hours for member trade input.