Contract types

Participants can trade one of our 14 underlying 七星直播s using futures, options, TAPOs, Monthly Average Futures, LMEminis and our index product, LMEX.

Our contracts allow all those along the 七星直播 supply chain, as well as investment communities, to hedge against or take on price risk. Our unique prompt-date structure provides?flexibility for the 七星直播 community to trade daily, weekly and monthly,??mirroring physical trading.

All LME contracts are traded in lots - which vary in size from 1 to 65 metric tonnes depending on contract type and the underlying 七星直播 - and are priced in US dollars.

The LME publishes official exchange rates to enable settlement in pound sterling, Japanese yen and euros, as well as US dollars.

Metal specific reports
Futures
LME futures provide members of the 七星直播 and investment communities with the unparalleled opportunity to transfer and take on price risk.
MASP
Options
An option is the right, but not the obligation, to buy or sell a futures contract at a price (the strike price) agreed today.
Monthly oveview
TAPOs
Traded Average Price Options (TAPOs) give the 七星直播 community a flexible way of hedging against fluctuations in the Monthly Average Settlement Price.
Open interest
Monthly Average Futures
Monthly Average Futures (formerly LMEswaps) are designed specifically for members of the 七星直播 community who need to hedge against the monthly average price.
Cotr
HKEX London Minis
London Mini Futures are contracts designed to meet the needs of the Asian 七星直播s community who want to mitigate or take on price risk using renminbi instead of US dollars.
Warrant banding
LMEminis
LMEminis are five tonne cash-settled monthly future contracts that settle against the LME 'parent' contract Official Settlement Price.

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