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LME-PRICES

Lme Index (19/11/18) 2928.7
LME-PRICES (19/11/18)
Cash Ask Cash Bid 3m Ask 3m Bid 15m Ask 15m Bid
Copper 6260 6259 6245 6240
Aluminium 1918 1917.5 1941 1940.5
Nickel 11200 11190 11240 11230
Zinc 2691 2690 2612.5 2611.5
Lead 2005 2004 2017 2015
Tin 19460 19450 19520 19515 19325 19275
Sec.AL 1360 1350 1410 1390
Steel 1 0.5 1 0.5 1 0.5
Cobalt 55250 54750 55250 54750 55500 54500
Molybdenum 26000 24000 26000 24000 25935 24935
Warehouse stocks (19/11/18)
opening stock live warrants cancelled warrants
Copper 161025 94150 57475
Aluminium 1066350 771075 299850
Nickel 215442 170010 45318
Zinc 124450 86325 37300
Lead 110575 101050 9125
Tin 3085 2680 375
Sec.AL 12660 12560 100
Steel
Cobalt 742 538 204
Molybdenum 0 0 0
exhange rate settlements (19/11/18)
exchange rate
EUR 1.1422
GBP 1.2832
JPY
Asian benchmark prices (19/11/18)
price
Copper 6221.5
Aluminium 1946
Nickel
Zinc 2621.6
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.

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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