LME Copper

US$/tonne for 16 August 2017

LME Official prices, us$ per tonne

Contract Bid (US$ / Tonne) Offer (US$ / Tonne)
Cash 6432.50 6433.00
3-months 6467.50 6468.50
Dec 1 6535.00 6545.00
Dec 2 6555.00 6565.00
Dec 3 6555.00 6565.00
* LME Official Settlement Price = cash offer

LME Official Prices Curve

LME Official opening stocks in tonnes

Stocks Amount
Opening Stock 279000
Live Warrants 128975
Cancelled Warrants 150025


Currency Exchange rate
GB Pounds Sterling 1.2867
Japanese Yen 110.80
Euro 1.1712

Sterling Equivalents

Contract Amount
Copper Cash Seller & Settlement £4999.61
Copper 3-months Seller £5042.88

LME Asian reference price, US$ per tonne

Metal Price
Copper 3-months ABR 6385.12

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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.

LME Copper contract specifications

Monthly Average Futures

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.