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    1. August 22, 2016

      LME halves fees for open-outcry floor to smooth transition

      The London Metal Exchange’s month-long relocation to an Essex business park is hitting the company’s bottom line, as it...

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      August 22, 2016

      LME cuts fees after Essex move

      The London Metal Exchange has temporarily cut fees for trading on its open-outcry floor after traders were forced to...

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    1. August 18, 2016

      LBMA says banks back its plan to change London gold market

      The body charged with regulating London’s $5tn a year gold market says banks in the city are backing its plans to bring...

    2. August 15, 2016

      London Metal Exchange may need to look to China

      If it’s been a tough time for commodity traders, it hasn’t been any easier for the exchanges on which they trade and...

    3. August 12, 2016

      Goldman up against JPMorgan in gold battle

      Some of the world’s largest banks are battling over plans to make London’s $5tn-a-year gold market more transparent in...

    4. Fast FT

      August 10, 2016

      London Metal Exchange earnings drop as activity declines

      Earnings at the London Metal Exchange, the world centre for metals trading, dropped by almost a fifth in the first half...

    5. Fast FT

      August 10, 2016

      Profit at Hong Kong Exchanges drops 27% in 1H

      It hasn’t been the best of halves for Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing, as the operator of the territory’s market...

    6. August 9, 2016

      London market to get new gold futures contracts

      Investors will soon be able to trade gold through a London-based futures contract, a move its backers claim will make...

    7. August 7, 2016

      London Metal Exchange cuts fees after pressure from members

      The London Metal Exchange has bowed to pressure from disgruntled members and slashed fees for one of its most popular...

    8. Fast FT

      August 5, 2016

      LME to cut trading fees after broker revolt

      The London Metal Exchange said it would cut fees for some trades by 44 per cent following a revolt by its brokers who...

    9. Fast FT

      July 29, 2016

      Ex-Goldman owned warehouse pays LME $10m settlement

      The London Metal Exchange has reached a $10 million settlement with Metro International Trade Services over...

    10. July 22, 2016

      LME hit by outage as London exile continues

      The only way is Essex for traders at the London Metal Exchange for the rest of the summer as the exchange’s head office...

    11. Fast FT

      July 22, 2016

      London Metal Exchange to extend Essex stay

      The London Metal Exchange will keep trading from a temporary site in Essex until the beginning of next month as it...

    12. Fast FT

      July 20, 2016

      London, HK commodities link-up halted post-Brexit

      Charles Li, the CEO of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing, which owns the London Metal Exchange, says they will halt...

    13. July 18, 2016

      LME dusts off red trading sofas in Essex for emergency switch

      For two days the global price of metals will be set in an Essex market town normally better known by punters for its...

    14. Fast FT

      July 14, 2016

      LME to freeze warehouse charges for 5 years

      The London Metal Exchange said it will limit the amount of money that licensed warehouses can charge for storage of...

    15. July 13, 2016

      London Metal Exchange faces broker revolt over fee rise

      The opening of London Metal Exchange’s glitzy headquarters in the heart of the City in May attracted some of the most...

    16. July 12, 2016

      Mounting copper stocks could weigh on price

      Copper has been flowing into warehouses in Asia, fuelling speculation about demand in China, the world’s biggest...

    17. July 12, 2016

      Nickel at 9-month high on Philippine environmental fears

      Nickel has powered to its highest level since October 2015 as investors become increasingly concerned about an...

    18. July 5, 2016

      Nickel price swings wildly as it records a nine-month peak

      The price of nickel swung wildly on Tuesday, rising to its highest level in nine months on worries about possible mines...

    19. Fast FT

      June 29, 2016

      HKEx shares rebound from referendum rout

      Shares in the operator of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange have have climbed back above their pre-referendum price level...

    20. Fast FT

      June 28, 2016

      Hong Kong market off to rough start

      Shares in Hong Kong struggled to push into positive territory on Tuesday as most of the bourse trended negative and...

    21. Fast FT

      June 27, 2016

      Gold still the star among commodities after Brexit

      As far as commodities go at the moment, there’s gold, and then there’s pretty much everything else. The yellow metal,...

    22. Fast FT

      June 24, 2016

      Metals traders sanguine over Brexit impact

      Copper fell as much as 4 per cent on Friday in the wake of the UK’s Brexit vote, but traders on the floor of the London...

    23. Fast FT

      June 24, 2016

      Hong Kong equities led south by major banks

      Shares in Hong Kong took a synchronised nosedive on Monday as markets struggled to cope with the ramifications of the...

    24. Fast FT

      June 24, 2016

      Which stocks in Asia are most affected by the EU vote?

      While the results are being counted, Asian markets are getting underway. Jennifer Hughes in Hong Kong has drawn up a...

    25. June 14, 2016

      Charles Li says LME not ‘ripping off’ members over fees

      The London Metals Exchange is not “ripping off” its members but is open to discussion on fees, according to Charles Li,...

    26. June 6, 2016

      Former LME boss eyes new metals exchange

      The former head of the London Metal Exchange is considering setting up a metals exchange to rival the Hong Kong...

    27. Fast FT

      June 6, 2016

      Ex-LME boss, brokers, consider new metals exchange

      The former CEO of the London Metals Exchange is working with brokers to look at setting up a new metals exchange....

    28. Fast FT

      June 6, 2016

      Australian miners rise as gold, iron ore prices lift

      Australian mining stocks have been among the big winners today from the market’s reassessment of US interest rate rise...

    29. Fast FT

      May 31, 2016

      Chinese steel futures set for worst month since '09

      China’s steel and iron ore futures are set for their worst months since the contracts were launched following a...

    30. May 24, 2016

      Wall Street lifted by bank and tech stocks

      Tuesday 21:00 BST. Hefty gains for financial and technology stocks drove equity indices sharply higher on both sides of...

    31. FT Photo Diary

      May 13, 2016

      On the trading floor

      Traders and brokers speak on telephones on the trading floor of the open outcry pit at the London Metal Exchange Ltd,...

    32. Fast FT

      May 9, 2016

      Commodities rally loses steam

      Commodities, from copper to iron ore, fell on Monday after a speculative rally lost steam amid dampened hopes for...

    33. April 26, 2016

      Brexit: the first 100 minutes

      If Britons opt to leave the European Union in June, predictive articles entitled “Brexit: the first 100 days” will...

    34. Fast FT

      April 22, 2016

      Commodities are feeling the love again

      Commodity markets are upbeat. A jump in Chinese steel prices is driving a broad-based rally that has sent iron ore, a...

    35. April 20, 2016

      Wall Street sluggish while oil prices rebound

      Wednesday 21:00 BST. Stocks struggled to make headway amid a lethargic and often erratic trading day, in which oil...

    36. Fast FT

      April 20, 2016

      Oil rebound underpins gains for Asian markets

      Asian markets advanced after an overnight rebound in oil prices boosted sentiment and pushed Wall Street to its highest...

    37. April 14, 2016

      US and European stocks extend gains

      Thursday 21:30 BST. US and European equities pushed higher on Thursday with monetary policy, oil prices and corporate...

    38. April 14, 2016

      Europe to conduct clearing house stress tests

      European markets regulators are to conduct their first stress tests for clearing houses at the end of April,...

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