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Lme Index (17/05/19) 2845.7
LME-PRICES (17/05/19)
Cash Ask Cash Bid 3m Ask 3m Bid 15m Ask 15m Bid
Copper 6025 6020 6044 6043
Aluminium 1805 1804.5 1835 1834
Nickel 12025 12020 12060 12050
Zinc 2755 2750 2607 2606
Lead 1809 1808 1824 1823
Tin 19625 19580 19475 19450 19130 19080
Sec.AL 1345 1335 1360 1350
Steel 1 0.5 1 0.5 1 0.5
Cobalt 34750 34250 34750 34250 35000 34000
Molybdenum 1 0.5 1 0.5 1 0.5
Warehouse stocks (17/05/19)
opening stock live warrants cancelled warrants
Copper 191725 174750 15800
Aluminium 1244850 757725 482250
Nickel 165474 102750 61650
Zinc 104875 90000 15300
Lead 73500 69000 4400
Tin 1535 1130 385
Sec.AL 7360 6320 980
Cobalt 893 599 294
Molybdenum 0 0 0
exhange rate settlements (17/05/19)
exchange rate
EUR 1.1168
GBP 1.2740
Asian benchmark prices (17/05/19)
Copper 6040.4
Aluminium 1848.1
Zinc 2604.3

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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. 

To be sure that you can access these important real time pricing at all times, Metal Radar also offers various apps for your Iphone, Blackberry en Android smartphones.

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