LMEmercury is operated by LME Clear and is the core clearing platform for the LME. The clearing system allows Members to monitor and assess the risk they are taking on in real time, reducing risk for all participants in the global metals market. 

LMEmercury was designed and built in consultation with the Members and in conjunction with technology partner. LMEmercury uses cutting edge technology. The technology and processes that underpin LMEmercury have transformed the industry. LME Clear has taken technology traditionally found in a high-volume, low-latency trading environments and applied it to the clearing business – transforming traditional end-of-day risk reporting into active, real-time risk management with robust systematic controls, alerts and monitoring. LMEmercury also uses an innovative traffic light system to show the collateral position of clearing members against their collateral requirement.

LMEmercury is a browser-delivered application providing real-time screens and reports. Users have the ability to export data directly from the user interface or via the comprehensive reporting capabilities. LMEmercury stores all clearing-related information in a database designed to scale with the ambitions of LME Clear, architected for rapid data retrieval, large volumes and efficient storage.

LMEmercury live system status

Status: Green

Last updated: 16 October 2018 - 09:03

No system issues

LMEmercury MT-A 

Status: Green

Last updated: 7th October 2019 11:00am


LMEmercury MTB will be unavailable from Monday 7th to Friday 18th October due to upgrades relating to the LMEmecrury 7.1 technical refresh. 

The environment will be available again from Monday 21st October 2019. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

LMEmercury MT-B

Status: Red

Last updated: 7th October 2019 11:00am


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