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LME-PRICES

Lme Index (19/04/18) 3458.6
LME-PRICES (19/04/18)
Cash Ask Cash Bid 3m Ask 3m Bid 15m Ask 15m Bid
Copper 6942 6941.5 6985 6980
Aluminium 2602.5 2597.5 2587 2586
Nickel 15710 15700 15790 15780
Zinc 3232 3231.5 3248 3243
Lead 2347 2345 2351 2349
Tin 21875 21850 21550 21525 21220 21170
Sec.AL 1960 1950 1970 1960
Steel 1 0.5 1 0.5 1 0.5
Cobalt 91500 91000 91500 91000 91750 90750
Molybdenum 26000 24000 26000 24000 25970 24970
Warehouse stocks (19/04/18)
opening stock live warrants cancelled warrants
Copper 359275 322975 32175
Aluminium 1412500 973325 431025
Nickel 315678 205860 108468
Zinc 189075 165800 21025
Lead 129375 82300 47200
Tin 2015 2090 10
Sec.AL 11920 11920 0
Steel
Cobalt 558 431 126
Molybdenum 0 0 0
exhange rate settlements (19/04/18)
exchange rate
EUR 1.2382
GBP 1.4236
JPY
Asian benchmark prices (19/04/18)
price
Copper 7053.2
Aluminium 2621.2
Nickel
Zinc 3268.7
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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