Search for London Metal Exchange Ltd and
    1. March 18, 2015

      London Metal Exchange ends ties with LCH.Clearnet

      The London Metal Exchange, the world’s largest industrial metals exchange, has ended all its ties with its former clearing...

    2. March 4, 2015

      Norsk Hydro: ally oops

      After years of ups and (mostly) downs, Norsk Hydro, the Norwegian aluminium producer, has had a good ride over the past...

    Special Reports

    1. Investing in Chile 2012

      The country’s most urgent challenge is to maintain growth...
    Search more Special Reports on this topic.

    1. March 4, 2015

      Aluminium trading profits under threat

      The days of easy profits for aluminium traders benefiting from warehouse queues may finally be over as prices fall and new...

    2. March 2, 2015

      LME aims to limit warehouse payments

      The London Metal Exchange has tightened rules for owners of warehouses that store its metal, including Glencore and...

    3. February 26, 2015

      Copper hits highest level since China fund attack

      Copper has risen to its highest level since Chinese funds attacked the metal six weeks ago. Last month, aggressive selling...

    4. February 4, 2015

      Bearish bets on copper begin to fade

      Are copper bears closing their bearish bets? That’s the talk in the market place. Open interest — the number of futures and...

    5. February 3, 2015

      London Metal Exchange rings the changes

      In 2016, when the 138-year-old London Metal Exchange relocates from Leadenhall Street in the City of London to a new...

    6. January 20, 2015

      China funds become new force in global commodity trade

      China’s Shanghai Chaos investment fund is named after the pioneer of chaos theory Edward Norton Lorenz, who coined the term...

    7. January 15, 2015

      China funds bring Chaos to metals markets

      Until a few days ago, only copper market cognoscenti had heard of Shanghai Chaos. But now the Chinese hedge fund is the talk...

    8. January 15, 2015

      Chinese hedge funds drive copper plunge

      What caused copper to plunge precipitously on Wednesday? Market participants say aggressive selling by Chinese hedge funds...

    9. January 14, 2015

      Lord Copper deemed to have come a cropper, but only up to a point

      Lord Copper, a press baron invented by writer Evelyn Waugh, was too important ever to be wrong. The stock response of...

    10. January 14, 2015

      Copper slumps on Chinese selling

      Copper slumped to its lowest levels in five-and-a-half years on Wednesday, driven down by aggressive selling by Chinese...

    11. January 8, 2015

      Investors bet on copper price fall

      Investors are betting the price of copper will fall further as the US dollar continues to strengthen and global economic...

    12. December 23, 2014

      Goldman move caps Reubens’ metal ambitions

      The deal to buy the controversial warehousing business of Goldman Sachs marks a high-profile return to the metals market by...

    13. December 11, 2014

      Dominant holder highlights problems in aluminium market

      For years buyers of aluminium have put the metal in warehouses, borrowed against it, and waited for prices to rise. It was...

    14. FT Alphaville

      November 27, 2014

      A copper bullion story

      A tip of the hat to John Kemp for drawing our attention to the latest from Reuters’ base-metals’ reporter Andy Home, who...

    15. November 20, 2014

      US report details metal warehouse issues

      The two-year US Senate investigation into banks’ commodities business has thrown a sharp light on the relationship between...

    16. November 19, 2014

      Report blasts US banks’ physical commodities operations

      Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan and Morgan Stanley exposed themselves to catastrophic financial risks, environmental disasters and...

    17. November 19, 2014

      Nickel gains after Indonesia reaffirms ore export ban

      Nickel outperformed its base metal peers on Wednesday and hit its highest level in a month after Indonesia said a ban on...

    18. November 12, 2014

      End of gold fix heralds shift for London

      For centuries London’s precious metals markets have operated themselves. Gold has been moved between hidden vaults in the...

    19. October 30, 2014

      Cargill expands into base metals

      Cargill, one of the largest private suppliers of food and grains across the world, is moving into base metal derivatives....

    20. October 28, 2014

      Sharp fall in copper stocks points to rally

      Industry figures on Tuesday showing that a single party controls more than half of the copper held in London Metal Exchange...

    21. FT Alphaville

      October 28, 2014

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Tuesday, - When Piketty met Graeber. - Magicians, mafiosos and tigers. - Manipulating the LME copper market:...

    22. October 27, 2014

      Strike action by miners boosts copper

      Copper moved higher on Monday as reports of strikes at two big mines added to concerns about tight supplies of the red...

    23. October 27, 2014

      LME taps China investors’ metals interest

      It is a tradition at the London Metal Exchange’s annual black tie dinner in the ballroom of the Grosvenor House Hotel to bet...

    24. October 20, 2014

      LME plans to launch HK-based commodities contracts

      The London Metal Exchange plans to launch Hong Kong-based commodities contracts as it seeks to attract direct investment...

    25. October 20, 2014

      LME Week: here’s what to expect

      Londoners beware: the biggest annual gathering of the metals and mining industry kicks off in the capital this week. At LME...

    26. October 16, 2014

      LME to run palladium and platinum price benchmarks

      The London Metal Exchange will administer the digital price-setting mechanism for palladium and platinum, months after a...

    27. October 15, 2014

      Inversions should not (hop) scotch healthy trend for tax competition

      We come not to bury tax inversions but to praise them. The news that US drugs group AbbVie of the US may back out of its...

    28. October 13, 2014

      Nickel bear market belies outlook

      Five months ago nickel was shining brightly. The silvery-coloured metal had surged to a two-year high on the back of an...

    29. October 8, 2014

      LME wins UK appeal over metals delivery

      The London Metal Exchange has won an appeal against a court ruling that stalled a key measure aimed at easing delivery...

    30. October 5, 2014

      Mercuria considers Henry Bath stake sale

      Mercuria, the Switzerland-based commodities trader, is set to launch a strategic review of the 220-year-old metals...

    31. September 29, 2014

      LME plans to raise fees by a third

      The average cost of trading on the London Metal Exchange will rise by a third from January next year, a major step towards...

    32. September 21, 2014

      LME opens first clearing house in its 137-year history

      The London Metal Exchange will open the first clearing house of its 137-year old history on Monday, with the £50m project...

    33. September 5, 2014

      Japan aluminium can scrap prices hit 6-year high

      Prices in Japan – from stocks and real estate to Uniqlo jackets – are rising on the back of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s...

    34. September 4, 2014

      Nickel jumps on Philippines ban reports

      Nickel prices have jumped 5 per cent since Tuesday following reports that the Philippines may consider emulating Indonesia...

    35. August 13, 2014

      Copper slumps on Chinese demand concern

      Copper has sunk to its lowest level since June after weak economic data fuelled concerns about the prospects for demand in...

    36. August 6, 2014

      Listings revival fails to boost HKEx trading revenue

      A revival in new listings has failed to boost trading revenue this year at Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing, highlighting the...

    37. August 5, 2014

      New LME data shows investor bullishness in zinc

      The shift in investor sentiment that has helped propel the price of zinc to a near three-year high has been highlighted by a...

    38. August 4, 2014

      Nickel rises as stockpile concerns recede

      Nickel bounced from a one-month low on Monday as analysts said concerns about rising stockpiles outside China had been...

    Search for London Metal Exchange Ltd and

    RELATED VIDEOS

    Videos from FT.com that closely match this topic

    1. Catherine Raw of BlackRock on outlook for zinc, nickel and gold...
      October 15, 2014

      Catherine Raw of BlackRock on outlook for zinc, nickel ...

    2. James Mackintosh on how faith in economy is not behind shares...
      March 13, 2013

      James Mackintosh on how faith in economy is not behind ...

    3. LME Week: Metals market awaits signs of growth - video...
      October 19, 2012

      LME Week: Metals market awaits signs of growth - video