LME Copper

Data valid for 21 January 2020

LME Copper Official prices, us$ per tonne

Contract Bid (US$ / Tonne) Offer (US$ / Tonne)*
Cash 6158.00 6158.50
3-months 6184.00 6186.00
Dec 21 6260.00 6270.00
Dec 22 6300.00 6310.00
* LME Official Settlement Price = cash offer


LME Copper Official Prices Curve

LME Copper Official opening stocks in tonnes

Stocks Amount
Opening Stock 162925
Live Warrants 128000
Cancelled Warrants 34925

LME COPPER SETTLEMENT EXCHANGE RATES

Currency Exchange rate
GB Pounds Sterling 1.3049
Japanese Yen 110.05
Euro 1.1109

LME Copper Sterling Equivalents

Contract Amount
Copper Cash Seller & Settlement £4719.52
Copper 3-months Seller £4727.19

LME Copper Asian reference price, US$ per tonne

Metal Price
Copper 3-months ABR 6171.32

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LME Copper 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.

LME Copper 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 Copper 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 12:00 - 12:05
2nd Ring 12:30 - 12:35
Kerb Trading* 13:25 - 13:35
Ring trading time - Second session (UK)
3rd Ring 15:10 - 15:15
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 Copper ceases trading at 16:55.