Education series

LME staff answer your most frequently asked questions in this educational video series.

What is a futures contract? Chinese

LME Overview: Chinese


Forward Curve Contango Backwardation

How do companies trade on the LME?


Is there enough metal in the LME system?

What does it mean to be on or off warrant?

What is a futures contract?

What is a prompt date?


What is an LME warehouse?

What is clearing and how does it work?

What is hedging?

What is in an LME price?

What is margining?

What is open interest?

What is the LME and what does it do?

What is the ring?


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