New trading platform


The London Metal Exchange (LME) is embarking on a programme of work to fully rebuild its electronic trading platform, LMEselect.

Part of a wider piece to refresh our trading infrastructure, the key outputs will be:

  • An all-new and fully rebuilt LMEselect
  • A new GUI for trading and administrative functions
  • New FIX and binary interfaces 
  • An associated upgrade of LMEsource

Our aim is to improve the LME’s electronic markets and better meet the evolving needs of the physical metals and financial trading communities.

The programme of work is designed to make the new trading platform (LMEselect v10) more performant and more accessible. We are adding more functionality and an all-new onscreen options market – all on state-of-the-art and scalable technology.

We are also building a new web-based GUI and standardising our market data offering.

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Key themes

Enhancements: performance and functionality
Access: FIX, binary and graphical user interfaces
Market design
Premium-quoted options
Market data
Migration approach
Timeline and useful documents
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