LME Aluminium Premiums pricing

The London Metal Exchange publishes the previous trading day’s prices on its website for each of these aluminium premium contracts, and historical data for the current calendar year is also available free of charge.

Monthly historical reports available include:

  • Daily prices
  • Volumes
  • Stocks

Real time pricing and trading information

Real time pricing including all tradable months out to contract expiry is available via LME licensed data distributors. 

Access real time pricing and trading information via our Licensed LME Data distributor network

Key reference price table

Contract name Trading venues  Official prices  Closing prices
LME Aluminium US Premium Ring, LMEselect,
inter-office 
telephone
Published daily
for Months 1,4
and 15
at 13.10
Published daily for
all 15 months.
Provisional from
16.00 and Final at
17.50.
 
LME Aluminium East-Asia Premium
LME Aluminium South-East Asia Premium
LME Aluminium West-Europe Premium

Bloomberg ticker codes

If you have a Bloomberg subscription, the codes in the table below will allow you quick access to the premiums contracts.

Tickers are hosted in {CEM LMF}.

Contract Futures Ticker
(menu page) 
Futures Ticket
(monthly prices) 
Futures Ticket
(spreads)
LME Aluminium US Premium JBLA Comdty JBLA Comdty CT
JBLJBL Comdty CT
LME Aluminium East-Asia Premium
JBTA Comdty
JBTA Comdty CT
JBTJBT Comdty CT
LME Aluminium South-East Asia Premium
JBWA Comdty
JBWA Comdty CT
JBWJBW Comdty CT
LME Aluminium West-Europe Premium
JBSA Comdty
JBSA Comdty CT
JBSJBS Comdty CT

Thomson Reuters RIC codes

If you have a Thomson Reuters subscription, the codes in the table below will allow you quick access to the premiums contracts.

Contract  RIC Root Display name
LME Aluminium US Premium PAA Alum US
LME Aluminium East-Asia Premium PAE Alum EA
LME Aluminium South-East Asia Premium PAZ Alum SA
LME Aluminium West-Europe Premium PAW Alum WE
 

As an example, for the LME Aluminium US Premium contract, the key chains and displays to generate specific reports are:

Description RIC Code
LME Aluminium US Premium Composite Chain (indicative, LME Ring and LMEselect quotes and trades) <0#cpaaf:>
LME Aluminium US Premium Closing Evaluations Chain <0#paa-cls>
LME Aluminium US Premium Composite Spreads Chain (indicative, LME Ring and LMEselect quotes and trades) <0#cpaa-:>
LME Aluminium US Premium December Select Forwards Display (NB LMEselect only) <0#paaf:=lx>
LME Aluminium US Premium December Select Quote Display
LME Aluminium US Premium Volume Summary
LME Aluminium US Premium Market Open Interest Summary <0#paa-fmoi>
LME Aluminium US Premium Exchange Open Interest Summary <0#paa-feoi>
LME Aluminium US Premium Warehouse Stocks by Location Summary <0#paastx-loc>
LME Aluminium US Premium Warehouse Stocks by Location & Grade Summary <0#paastx-loc-grd>
LME Official Prices Display Including New Contracts <0#lme-oprn>