LME Aluminium

Data valid for 5 December 2019

LME Aluminium Official Prices, US$ per tonne

Contract Bid (US$ / Tonne) Offer (US$ / Tonne)*
Cash 1755.50 1756.00
3-months 1746.00 1748.00
Dec 20 1805.00 1810.00
Dec 21 1888.00 1893.00
Dec 22 1973.00 1978.00
* LME Official Settlement Price = cash offer


LME Aluminium Official Prices Curve

Stocks Amount
Opening Stock 1285275
Live Warrants 1134550
Cancelled Warrants 150725

LME Aluminium Settlement Exchange Rates

Currency Exchange rate
GB Pounds Sterling 1.3134
Japanese Yen 108.87
Euro 1.1097

LME Aluminium Asian Reference Price, US$ per tonne

Metal Price
Aluminium 3-months ABR 1760.50

LME Aluminium Historical price graph

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LME Aluminium Contract specifications

Every metal traded on the LME must conform to strict specifications regarding quality, lot size and shape.

Each LME tradeable contract is likewise governed by rules covering (but not limited to) prompt dates, settlement terms, traded and cleared currencies and minimum tick size.

Contract specifications

This is a summary of the contract specifications. For full contract specification details, please refer to the LME Rulebook and for other information, please refer to our disclaimer page. 

Note that all contracts are subject to the LME’s rules and regulations and LME Clear span margining.

LME Aluminium can be traded on LMEselect from 01.00 - 19.00 London time, 24 hours a day on the inter-office telephone market and during the below times on the Ring:

Ring trading time - First session (UK)
1st Ring 11:55 - 12:00
2nd Ring 12:55 - 13:00
Kerb trading* 13:25 - 13:35
Ring trading time - Second session (UK)
3rd Ring 15:15 - 15:20
Kerb trading** 15:50 - 17:00
* All metals can be traded during the 13:25 - 13:35 Kerb trading session.


** Whilst Kerb trading takes place from 15:50 - 17:00 LME Aluminium ceases trading at 16:35.