Lme Index (21/09/18) 3025.3
LME-PRICES (21/09/18)
Cash Ask Cash Bid 3m Ask 3m Bid 15m Ask 15m Bid
Copper 6203 6202 6202 6201.5
Aluminium 2034 2032 2067 2066
Nickel 12955 12950 13080 13050
Zinc 2441 2440 2447 2445
Lead 1995.5 1995 2008 2006
Tin 19100 19070 19030 19020 18785 18735
Sec.AL 1470 1460 1550 1500
Steel 1 0.5 1 0.5 1 0.5
Cobalt 62000 61500 62500 62000 62750 61750
Molybdenum 26000 24000 26000 24000 25940 24940
Warehouse stocks (21/09/18)
opening stock live warrants cancelled warrants
Copper 215000 150175 66425
Aluminium 1030200 711125 311325
Nickel 232098 179322 51702
Zinc 211800 166175 43925
Lead 117175 67125 49900
Tin 2685 2700 45
Sec.AL 13600 13560 40
Cobalt 715 519 204
Molybdenum 0 0 0
exhange rate settlements (21/09/18)
exchange rate
EUR 1.1760
GBP 1.3173
Asian benchmark prices (21/09/18)
Copper 6164.0
Aluminium 2057.8
Zinc 2463.3

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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.

Real time LME prices

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.

Metal Radar is a software developer and developes real time pricing solutions since 2007. From the three leading exchanges: London Metal Exchange, Chigago Mercantile Exchange and the Shanghai Futures Exchange, Metal Radar is an official developer and distributor. 

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