Metals

The LME is the trading and price-formation venue for industrial metals globally. Participants can trade one of 13 metals and an index product using futures, options, TAPOs, Monthly Average Futures and LMEminis.

Non-ferrous metals

LME participants can trade and take or make delivery of aluminium, copper, tin, nickel, zinc, lead, aluminium alloy and NASAAC. Non-ferrous prices discovered on our platforms are used as the global reference price.

Ferrous metals

Designed to meet the needs of the steel industry, our ferrous contract suite includes our cash-settled rebar and steel scrap contracts.



Precious metals

The LME recently launched LMEprecious, our suite of new LME Gold and LME Silver futures contracts. We currently work with the London Platinum and Palladium Market to administer and distribute LBMA Platinum and LBMA Palladium Prices.



Minor metals

Designed to meet the needs of the minor metals communities, participants can trade molybdenum and cobalt futures to transfer or take on risk against daily and transparent prices.





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Introducing LMEshield

LMEshield

Secure and effective commodity receipting from the London Metal Exchange.

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Ferrous metals

Designed to meet the needs of the steel industry.

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LMEprecious

LMEprecious

LMEprecious is the exciting new initiative created by the London Metal Exchange.

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