LME Copper

Data valid for 22 May 2020

LME Copper Official prices, us$ per tonne

Contract Bid (US$ / Tonne) Offer (US$ / Tonne)*
Cash 5242.50 5242.50
3-months 5272.00 5272.00
Dec 21 5369.50 5369.50
Dec 22 5433.50 5433.50
* LME Official Settlement Price = cash offer


LME Copper Official Prices Curve

LME Copper Official opening stocks in tonnes

Stocks Amount
Opening Stock 271775
Live Warrants 219625
Cancelled Warrants 52150

LME COPPER SETTLEMENT EXCHANGE RATES

Currency Exchange rate
GB Pounds Sterling 1.2179
Japanese Yen 107.51
Euro 1.0906

LME Copper Sterling Equivalents

Contract Amount
Copper Cash Seller & Settlement £4304.54
Copper 3-months Seller £4327.34

LME Copper Asian reference price, US$ per tonne

Metal Price
Copper 3-months ABR 5290.54

LME Copper Historical price graph

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LME Copper Contract specifications

Every metal traded on the LME must conform to strict specifications regarding quality, lot size and shape.

Each LME tradeable contract is likewise governed by rules covering (but not limited to) prompt dates, settlement terms, traded and cleared currencies and minimum tick size.

LME Copper contract specifications

This is a summary of the contract specifications. For full contract specification details, please refer to the LME Rulebook and for other information, please refer to our disclaimer page. 

Note that all contracts are subject to the LME’s rules and regulations and LME Clear span margining.

LME Copper can be traded on LMEselect from 01.00 - 19.00 London time, 24 hours a day on the inter-office telephone market and during the below times on the Ring:

Ring trading time - First session (UK)
1st Ring 12:00 - 12:05
2nd Ring 12:30 - 12:35
Kerb Trading* 13:25 - 13:35
Ring trading time - Second session (UK)
3rd Ring 15:10 - 15:15
Kerb Trading** 15:50 - 17:00
* All metals can be traded during the 13:25 - 13:35 Kerb trading session.


** Whilst Kerb trading takes place from 15:50 - 17:00 LME Copper ceases trading at 16:55.