Ferrous latest news

We'll regularly update this section with details of which events the LME Ferrous Team will be attending, ferrous monthly reports, and the latest news and notices for our ferrous suite.

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Latest notices and news

1 August 2017
Ferrous market making programmes - new tender process
The launch of a tender process for the addition of one or more market makers to the current market making programmes for Asian trading hours.
30 December 2016
Market makers selected for LME ferrous contracts
Arjun Capital ltd, Ferrometrics Partners and two other firms have been appointed as the latest market makers for the LME ferrous contracts.
15 December 2016
New tender process for LME ferrous market makers
Details of the latest market making programmes for LME Steel Scrap and LME Steel Rebar.
22 November 2016
Expiry of the new products liquidity provider incentive programmes
Expiry of Ferrous liquidity provider programme, and intention to announce re-tender in due course.
2 August 2016
LME Market Making Programmes - new programmes for Ferrous contracts
Details of the market makers on the new market making programmes for LME Steel Scrap and LME Steel Rebar, and confirming the closure of the previous market making scheme.
7 July 2016
LME Market Making Programmes - New tender opening for Ferrous contracts
Launch of the tender process for the new market making programmes for LME Steel Scrap and LME Steel Rebar.
23 December 2015
New LME Ferrous Electronic Market Makers
The selection of three further electronic market makers for the LME ferrous contacts after their successful tenders.
23 November 2015
LME announces successful launch of ferrous and premiums contracts
LME Steel Scrap, LME Steel Rebar and LME Aluminium Premiums become the first new contracts to be offered by the LME in more than five years.
20 November 2015
Confirmation that LME Steel Scrap and LME Steel Rebar will launch on Monday 23 November 2015
This Notice confirms that the two new ferrous contracts will launch as planned and provides details of market makers for the new contracts.
27 October 2015
Ferrous Pricing Procedures
LME Notice 15/333: R006 sets out the procedures and methodology used to determine the ferrous daily and final prices
8 October 2015
Extension to deadlines for ferrous market making programmes
LME Notice 15/413: A306 extends the deadlines and timeframes for the market making programmes for LME Steel Scrap, LME Steel Rebar and LME Aluminium Premiums
22 September 2015
LME boosts Steel Committee with four new members
The LME announces four new members appointed to the Steel Committee
20 August 2015
Fee schedules and incentive programmes for new products
LME Notice 15/263: A256 sets out the fees and new incentive programmes for the new steel scrap and rebar contracts, including market making and liquidity provider programmes.
8 June 2015
New LME Products Update
LME Notice 15/175: A171 : W171 provides an update on the LME's new products including LME Steel Scrap and LME Steel Rebar which are set to launch in Q4 2015.

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