New initiatives

LME Strategic Pathway
The LME Strategic Pathway was published in September 2017 and set out our vision to drive growth. It includes our key principles and new initiatives like; fee discounts, tick-size review, new products and a financial OTC booking fee.
 Open interest Financial OTC booking fee
The LME has introduced a new Financial OTC Booking Fee. The new fee is designed to be fairer and put OTC contracts and “Client Contracts” on a similar fee construct, following a market-wide consultation.

Electric Vehicle Battery Materials
As set out in the LME Strategic Pathway, the LME are actively exploring new risk-management tools for electric vehicle battery materials.
Futures banding
LMEprecious is the new initiative created by the London Metal Exchange, the World Gold Council and a group of leading industry players to introduce an innovative new suite of exchange-traded, loco London precious metals products.
Enhancement to averaging solutions
Following market feedback on 01 August we made two key changes to enhance our average-price offering: A MAF fee holiday and new 2nd business day prompts.
Open interest
Electronic trading on the LME
The LME’s Liquidity Roadmap brings together a set of initiatives which are designed to deliver more electronic trading, more transparency and greater market participation.

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