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Index weighting
Constituent metal Aluminium Copper Lead Nickel Tin Zinc
Approx no. lots 25 20 5 5 3 8
Tonnage 625 500 125 30 15 200
Weighting 42.8 31.2 8.2 2.0 1.0 14.8
Constant 0.0026027546182084

Weightings of the six metals are derived from global production volume and trade liquidity averaged over the preceding five-year period.


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