The London Metal Exchange is the world centre for industrial metals trading. Most of the world’s global non-ferrous futures business is conducted on the LME’s three trading platforms totalling $12.7 trillion, 157 million lots and 3.5 billion tonnes in 2017.
Participants can transfer or take on price risk against aluminium, copper, nickel, tin, zinc, lead, molybdenum, cobalt, steel scrap and rebar, aluminium premiums and alloys, as well as our suite of new gold and silver contracts, LMEprecious.
In December 2017, approximately 2.2 million tonnes of material were held on LME warrant in more than 550 storage facilities in 14 countries across 34 locations globally.
The LME is a member of HKEX Group.