The LME is working with global market participants along the value chain to deliver new risk-management tools for the battery materials and electric vehicle (EV) industries.
Some key battery materials such as nickel, lead, cobalt, copper and aluminium are already well established on the LME. Our recent cash-settled LME Cobalt (Fastmarkets MB) contract, and partnership with Fastmarkets MB to develop a transparent and robust pricing solution for lithium, are providing further hedging and trading opportunities for this growing sector in the future.
Battery materials webinars
Fastmarkets: Lithium Market Fundamentals for 2021
Fastmarkets: Asia's position within the battery raw materials supply chain
Fastmarkets: Europe's position within the battery raw materials supply chain
Fastmarkets Battery Materials Webinar Series 2020
Introducing the New Fastmarkets-settled LME Cobalt Contract
The LME is delighted to be collaborating with Metalshub to establish a transparent, efficient and liquid spot trading platform and marketplace for base metals, including those suited more to spot trading, like low-carbon aluminium.Find out more