Metals

The London Metal Exchange is the trading and price-formation venue of choice for industrial metals globally. Participants can trade one of a number metals using using futures, options, TAPOs, Monthly Average Futures and LMEminis.

Non-ferrous metals

LME participants can trade and take or make delivery of aluminium, copper, tin, nickel, zinc, lead, aluminium alloys and premiums. Non-ferrous prices discovered on our platforms are used as the global reference price.

Ferrous metals

Designed to meet the needs of the steel industry, our ferrous contract suite includes cash-settled rebar, steel scrap and two HRC contracts.



Precious metals

LMEprecious is our suite of gold and silver futures contracts. We currently work with the London Platinum and Palladium Market to administer and distribute LBMA Platinum and LBMA Palladium Prices.




Minor metals

Designed to meet the needs of the minor metals communities, participants can trade molybdenum and cobalt futures to transfer or take on risk against daily and transparent prices.







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New aluminium premium, alumina, HRC and minor metals contracts available to trade (11 March 2019)

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Ferrous metals

Ferrous metals

Designed to meet the needs of the steel industry.

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