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Introduction to the London Metal Exchange: One Day

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About the course

This course will provide you with a comprehensive overview of the London Metal Exchange (LME), its operations, services and the markets in which it operates. You will gain a deeper understanding into LME pricing, hedging and delivery as well as trading and clearing.

Class room and virtual training

We offer our courses both in a classroom environment and virtually.

All our courses, classroom and virtual, are trainer-led and offered in four locations or time zones: London, New York, Singapore, Dubai or their equivalent time zones. You will receive learning materials and if in London, have an opportunity to visit the Ring.

Why attend?

  • Access the most comprehensive education regarding the LME ecosystem.
  • Get to grips with LME pricing, hedging and delivery.
  • Understand metal risk, risk positions and prompt date structures.
  • Gain an in-depth understanding of hedging with both LME futures and LME options.
  • Get invaluable insight brought to you first hand by our expert trainers.

Who should attend?

Our introductory courses are designed for those that have little to no knowledge of the LME or managing metals price risk. Whether you are a current user looking to understand how to use the LME more effectively, or a potential user looking to understand why and how to using LME services could benefit your business, this course is for you.

This course could benefit:

  • Anyone new to the metals industry
  • new joiners to companies that are LME members
  • new traders on the LME
  • metal producers and consumers, in particular trading, risk management, procurement and finance departments
  • physical traders and merchants
  • warehousing and logistics organisations
  • anyone with exposure or interest in metals prices and metals trading.

Contact us

For further information please email our Education team.

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How to book

Our LME Education courses are run in conjunction with Euromoney Learning and all courses are booked via their website.

To book onto this course:

  • Click the ‘Book now’ button below, this will take you to the Euromoney website.
  • Ensure that you are on the correct course page by checking the course title at the top.
  • Select your course via the drop down on the right-hand side of the page.
  • Check that the location, date and duration of the course are correct.
  • Click the blue ‘Book now’ button on the Euromoney website. This will take you to the final booking and payment pages for you to secure your place.

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“A robust, interactive, and engaging course. I found the experience really fascinating and this course went above and beyond my initial expectations.”- Nanhua Financial
“Astonishing. There was so much information and it didn’t feel like a video conference. It felt like you were in the room with me”- IMR Metal Powder Technologies
“Well designed and very interesting course about LME hedging. Special kudos to the trainer who was always open to answer any hedging related question. Highly recommend!”- Sberbank
“I gained the understanding of the foundation of the markets and things started to fall into the right place.”- Natixis
“Emma did a great job adapting the course to the webinar format and also interacting with participants.”- Vale