|LME Strategic Pathway |
The LME Strategic Pathway was published in September 2017 and set out our vision to drive growth. It includes our key principles and new initiatives like; fee discounts, tick-size review, new products and a financial OTC booking fee.
|New trading platform |
The LME will be launching a new trading platform and enhancing the existing LMEsource market data platform in the second half of 2021.
|Trade at settlement |
The London Metal Exchange (LME) is introducing trade-at-settlement (TAS) functionality on LMEselect for 3-month LME Nickel Closing Prices on 18 February 2019.
| Electronic Closing Price trial |
The London Metal Exchange (LME) is introducing an electronic Closing Price trial for LME Nickel, beginning 18 March 2019.
|New products |
The London Metal Exchange launched seven cash-settled futures on 11 March 2019, with one further futures contract and two options contracts to follow (all subject to regulatory approvals and rulebook consultations).
|Implied pricing |
As part of the LME Strategic Pathway, the London Metal Exchange (LME) is expanding implied pricing functionality on LMEselect to include aluminium, copper, lead, nickel, tin and zinc.
|Electric vehicle battery materials |
As set out in the LME Strategic Pathway, the LME are actively exploring new risk-management tools for electric vehicle battery materials.
| Financial OTC booking fee |
The LME has introduced a new Financial OTC Booking Fee. The new fee is designed to be fairer and put OTC contracts and “Client Contracts” on a similar fee construct, following a market-wide consultation.