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LME-PRICES

Lme Index (22/09/17) 3122
LME-PRICES (22/09/17)
Cash Ask Cash Bid 3m Ask 3m Bid 15m Ask 15m Bid
Copper 6405 6404 6450 6445
Aluminium 2137 2136 2160 2159
Nickel 10580 10575 10650 10620
Zinc 3113.5 3112.5 3077 3075
Lead 2477.5 2477 2480 2478
Tin 20845 20840 20625 20575 20285 20235
Sec.AL 1775 1765 1785 1775
Steel 1 0.5 1 0.5 1 0.5
Cobalt 59500 59000 59500 59000 59655 58655
Molybdenum 16000 15500 16000 15500 16725 15725
Warehouse stocks (22/09/17)
opening stock live warrants cancelled warrants
Copper 311250 238525 70525
Aluminium 1300200 1035600 259250
Nickel 380058 249552 131778
Zinc 264750 148450 114950
Lead 161675 100825 60425
Tin 1975 1935 135
Sec.AL 11920 11920 0
Steel 0 0 0
Cobalt 820 752 68
Molybdenum 0 0 0
exhange rate settlements (22/09/17)
exchange rate
EUR 1.1963
GBP 1.3561
JPY
Asian benchmark prices (22/09/17)
price
Copper 6393.9
Aluminium 2125.8
Nickel
Zinc 3021.6
Lead
Tin
Sec.AL
Steel
Cobalt
Molybdenum

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London Metal Exchange pricing

“LME setting the global standard”

The London Metal Exchange was founded in the year 1877, but has a history from the year 1571. LME is now the world’s leading market for non-ferrous metals. LME prices are very important for companies who trade in these metals.
 The owner is LME Holdings Limited and is located at Leadenhall Street, City of London, United Kingdom.
 The London Metal Exchange started with copper and very soon lead and zinc followed. After that the trade was extended with aluminium and other metals.
 About $US 11.6 trillion annually is the total value of the trade. 
For commodities most of the deals are made to be delivered in three month’s time. This is an old custom that goes back in time because copper cargoes needed a 3 month’s journey to deliver the copper from Chile.

LME offers futures and options various contracts for aluminium, copper, tin, nickel, zinc, lead, aluminium, alloy, NASAAC (North American Special Aluminium Alloy), steel billet, cobalt and molybdenum. 
Contrary to other exchanges the trade is still in the ring. The LME is in Europe the last exchange where open-outcry trading take place. The prices are based on supply and demand. 
LME has so-called Ring Dealing Members. Only these Ring Dealing Members are entitled to enter the ring and trade during the ring-trading sessions. 
There are twelve companies, who have the exclusive right to trade in the ring.

All companies who work with metals know the phenomena that prices can strongly fluctuate. This fluctuations depend not only from supply and demand but also from expectations and sentiments in the financial world. These prices are often unpredictable and have a big influence on profits of companies. LME offers as well buyers as sellers the opportunity to hedge their material price risk and have protection further future fluctuation in prices.

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On the internet it is possible to follow the London Metal Exchange pricing with a delay of one day. Companies who are in the metal trading business are interested in real-time London Metal Exchange pricing. We offer these important real time prices such as scrap prices, LME copper and LME aluminum. With this information companies can react immediately on price fluctuations from the London Metal Exchange.

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