We’ll be launching two options contracts and eight cash-settled futures from January 2019 onwards (subject to regulatory approvals and rulebook consultations).
We’ve developed this new suite of products to specifically reflect global metals markets’ needs to help to reduce losses and protect against volatile prices.
To complement our LMEprecious offering, introduced in July 2017, we’ll be launching two options contracts:
We’re introducing three new contracts expanding our offering to the aluminium supply chain, giving producers and consumers a transparent pricing solution for premiums and the alumina industry:
Contact our Product Development Team for more details on these new aluminium products.
Our aluminium focus session during LME Week will also provide information on the new products.
In an increasingly volatile market, to sit alongside our steel scrap and rebar contracts we’ll be launching:
Our Product Development Team have more information on the ferrous suite, including the new contracts.
We’ll also be hosting a ferrous focus session during LME Week for market participants to learn more about our plans for the steel industry.
We’ve developed a cash-settled molybdenum contract, designed to provide the best on-exchange hedging solution for this market:
For more information, email our Product Development Team.
Electric vehicle battery metals
As part of our commitment to provide the electric vehicle industry with transparent pricing solutions in the coming years, we’ll be launching a new cash-settled contract for cobalt:
This product will complement our existing physically-settled contract and give market participants greater choice. Get in touch for details on the new cobalt contract and our future plans in the electric vehicle battery space.
We’ll be sharing updates on our risk management products for the EV market at our electric vehicles focus session during LME Week.
We will update this page with further contract information as soon as it is available including announcing who the index providers will be for the cash-settled products.