1. About London Metal Exchange

    The London Metal Exchange or LME is the futures exchange with the world's largest market in options and futures contracts on base and other metals. As the LME offers contracts with daily expiry dates up to three months from trade date, along with longer dated contracts, it also allows for cash trading. It offers hedging, worldwide reference pricing and the option of physical delivery to settle contracts.

    It is located at 56 Leadenhall Street, London.

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    2. Copper prices below $5 000 could threaten Zambian mines

      Explore MiningWeekly.com (Mar 17 2014)

      Copper prices below $5 000 could threaten Zambian mines ...gest economy could unwind financing deals using the metal as collateral. Benchmark three-month copper on the London Metal Exchange had been falling steadily since January and sank to a 44-month low of $6 376.25 on Wedne... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Reuters   Zambia   London Metal Exchange

    3. Copper prices rose 5 per cent in December

      Explore supplymanagement.com (Jan 7 2014)

      Copper prices rose 5 per cent in December ...ropped to their lowest levels since January 2013, prompting concerns of a deficit in supply. Figures from the London Metal Exchange show that the average price of the metal in November 2013 was $7,084.33 per tonne, compa... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Walmart   China   London Metal Exchange

    4. Minerals beneficiation a key ‘pillar’ of SA’s reindustrialisation push

      Explore Engineering News (Apr 4 2013)

      Minerals beneficiation a key ‘pillar’ of SA’s reindustrialisation push ...the world’s cheapest electricity. “By access to industrial minerals, we don’t mean that you can buy it at the London Metal Exchange price, or at an import-parity price. We mean that it must be available in the form that ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   South Africa   London Metal Exchange   Department of Trade and Industry

    5. Glencore unit makes African acquisition

      Explore iol.co.za (Mar 26 2013)

      Glencore unit makes African acquisition ...ed by Glencore in 2010, has proved a profitable deal as warehouses that store industrial metals traded on the London Metal Exchange turn into money-spinners for commodity traders and banks alike. Access Freight will give... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Reuters   London   Africa

    6. Nickel prices set to fall on growing supplies

      Explore Procurement Leaders Network (Feb 22 2012)

      Nickel prices set to fall on growing supplies ...roduction will exceed demand by 45,000 metric tonnes - the equivalent of 46% of the stockpiles tracked by the London Metal Exchange. The investment bank Morgan Stanley, estimated that refined output would rise 12% while... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Australia   Brazil   Bloomberg

    7. Copper sinks

      Explore iol.co.za (Jan 30 2012)

      Copper sinks ...showed. In other metals traded, soldering metal tin fell 1.43 percent to $24,050 a tonne from $24,400, though LME stocks fell 50 tonnes to 9,315, their lowest point since March 2009. Zinc, used in galvanising, fell 1.72 ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Reuters   China   Italy

    8. Copper steady ahead of Greek debt talks

      Explore iol.co.za (Jan 23 2012)

      Copper steady ahead of Greek debt talks ...on the London Metal Exchange eased 0.64 percent to $8,277.25 a tonne by 12:18 SA time, with volumes traded on LME Select at a wafer-thin 2,892 lots. Copper touched a four-month high of $8,428.50 on Friday and has gained ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Reuters   London   Asia

    9. The next metal battle

      Explore Procurement Blog (Jan 13 2012)

      ...The London Metal Exchange (LME), one of the world’s most widely known and used metal exchanges, has had something of a tough year, beginning when some of world’s biggest users of aluminium, including Novelis, c... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   London Metal Exchange

    10. Aluminium prices set to rise

      Explore Google FeedBurner (Jan 11 2012)

      ...nnounced that it would shut-down or reduce 12% of its global smelting capacity after prices slumped. On the LME, aluminium prices for 3-month delivery reached $1,956 a metric tonne on 14 December which marked a 17 mont... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Procurement Leaders Network   Bloomberg   London Metal Exchange

    11. The 12 Data Sets of Spend Analysis – Set 5: Market Index Data

      Explore spendradar.com (Dec 14 2011)

      ...y and when not to buy. By incorporating commodity index feeds from sources such as the London Metal Exchange (LME), the American Metal Market (AMM), Metal Miner, and others, companies are able to analyze market trends, e... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   London Metal Exchange

    12. Indonesian producers take decision to extend tin ban

      Explore Procurement Leaders Network (Oct 31 2011)

      ... the miners are going to implement the ban due to the tight state control." As of the 28th October tin on the London Metal Exchange was trading at $21910.00 per tonne. ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Bloomberg   London Metal Exchange

    13. China factory data, euro hopes boost copper, crude

      Explore iol.co.za (Oct 24 2011)

      China factory data, euro hopes boost copper, crude ...ent of the global metals supply so it is a key factor for industrial metals prices. Three-month copper on the London Metal Exchange rose by 3.4 percent to $7,385 a tonne by 15:24 SA time, after rallying more than 6 perce... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Reuters   China   London Metal Exchange

    14. Copper holds onto gains

      Explore iol.co.za (Oct 7 2011)

      Copper holds onto gains ...10, after it lost more than 25 percent in the third quarter. Three-month copper on the London Metal Exchange (LME) traded at $7,250.25 a tonne by 11:03 SA time from Thursday's close of $7,225 a tonne, marking its third s... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Reuters   Australia   China

    15. Copper eases back

      Explore iol.co.za (Oct 5 2011)

      Copper eases back ...eserve to take further steps to help the fragile US economy. Three-month copper on the London Metal Exchange (LME) traded at $6,722 a tonne at 16:10 SA time compared with Tuesday's close of $6,800, which marked the fifth... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Reuters   Institute for Supply Management   Africa

    16. Copper extends slide

      Explore iol.co.za (Sep 23 2011)

      Copper extends slide ...t falling by more than 14 percent and 11 percent respectively. Benchmark copper on the London Metal Exchange (LME) traded at $7,260 in rings, down about 5 percent from a close of $7,674 a tonne on Thursday. It fell to it... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Reuters   Greece   China

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