LME Aluminium

Data valid for 13 August 2018

LME Aluminium Official Prices, US$ per tonne

Contract Bid (US$ / Tonne) Offer (US$ / Tonne)*
Cash 2051.50 2052.00
3-months 2076.00 2077.00
Dec 19 2113.00 2118.00
Dec 20 2148.00 2153.00
Dec 21 2180.00 2185.00
* LME Official Settlement Price = cash offer


LME Aluminium Official Prices Curve

Stocks Amount
Opening Stock 1140900
Live Warrants 817975
Cancelled Warrants 322925

LME Aluminium Settlement Exchange Rates

Currency Exchange rate
GB Pounds Sterling 1.2769
Japanese Yen 110.57
Euro 1.1401

LME Aluminium Asian Reference Price, US$ per tonne

Metal Price
Aluminium 3-months ABR 2086.55

LME Aluminium Historical price graph

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LME Aluminium Contract specifications

Every metal traded on the LME must conform to strict specifications regarding quality, lot size and shape.

Each LME tradeable contract is likewise governed by rules covering (but not limited to) prompt dates, settlement terms, traded and cleared currencies and minimum tick size.

Contract specifications

This is a summary of the contract specifications. For full contract specification details, please refer to the LME Rulebook and for other information, please refer to our disclaimer page. 

Note that all contracts are subject to the LME’s rules and regulations and LME Clear span margining.

LME Aluminium can be traded on LMEselect from 01.00 - 19.00 London time, 24 hours a day on the inter-office telephone market and during the below times on the Ring:

Ring trading time - First session (UK)
1st Ring 11:55 - 12:00
2nd Ring 12:55 - 13:00
Kerb trading* 13:25 - 13:35
Ring trading time - Second session (UK)
3rd Ring 15:15 - 15:20
4th Ring 15:55 - 16:00
Kerb trading** 16:15 - 17:00
* All metals can be traded during the 13:25 - 13:35 Kerb trading session.


** Whilst Kerb trading takes place from 16:15 - 17:00 LME Aluminium ceases trading at 16:45.


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