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Additional pricing information

The London Metal Exchange publishes the previous trading day’s prices on its website for each of these ferrous contracts, and historical data for the current calendar year is also available free of charge.

Real time pricing and trading information

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Download historical data for this contract (including daily closing price forward curves, final settlement prices, daily volumes and exchange open interest) here:

Historical data for cash settled futures

Key reference price table

Contract name Trading venues Closing prices
LME Steel Rebar LMEselect and inter-office telephone
Settlement prices for all 15 months published daily. Provisional approx. 16.45 and Final at 17.50
LME Steel Scrap
LME Steel HRC FOB China (Argus)
LME Steel HRC N. America (Platts)

 

Bloomberg ticker codes

If you have a Bloomberg subscription, the codes in the table below will allow you quick access to the ferrous contracts.

Tickers are hosted in {CEM LMF}.

Contract Futures Ticker (menu page) Futures Ticker (monthly prices) Futures Ticker (spreads)
LME Steel Rebar JBPA Comdty JBPA Comdty CT
JBPJBP Comdty CT
LME Steel Scrap JBOA Comdty JBOA Comdty CT
JBOJBO Comdty CT
LME Steel HRC FOB China (Argus) LCYA Comdty LCYA Comdty CT LCYLCY Comdty CT
LME Steel HRC N. America (Platts) HUSA Comdty HUSA Comdty CT HUSHUS Comdty CT

 

Refinitiv RIC codes

If you have a Refinitiv subscription, the codes in the table below will allow you quick access to the ferrous contracts.

Contract RIC Root Display Name
LME Steel Rebar SRR Steel Rb
LME Steel Scrap SSC Steel Sc
LME Steel HRC FOB China (Argus) MHC Steel Cn
LME Steel HRC N. America (Platts) LHU Steel Na
Description LME Steel Scrap LME Steel Rebar LME Steel HRC FOB China (Argus) LME Steel HRC N. America (Platts)
Composite Chain (indicative inter-office and LMEselect quotes and trades) 0#CSSCF: 0#CSRRF: 0#CMHCF: 0#CLHUF:
Final Closing Price Chain 0#SSC-CLS 0#SRR-CLS 0#MHC-CLS 0#LHU-CLS
Composite Spreads Chain (indicative inter-office and LMEselect quotes and trades) 0#CSSC-: 0#CSRR-: 0#CMHC-: 0#CLHU-:
LMEselect ForwardChain (NB LMEselect only) 0#SSCF:=LX 0#SRRF:=LX 0#MHCF:=LX 0#LHUF:=LX
Volume Summary SSC-VOL-TOT SRR-VOL-TOT MHC-VOL-TOT LHU-VOL-TOT
Market Open Interest Summary
0#SSC-FMOI 0#SRR-FMOI 0#MHC-FMOI 0#LHU-FMOI
Exchange Open Interest Summary
0#SSC-FEOI 0#SRR-FEOI

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