Commodities Data

London Metal Exchange - LME

An overview of London Metal Exchange - LME

  • We provide coverage of the London Metal Exchange, which is the world centre for industrial metals trading. The prices discovered on the London Metal Exchange’s 3 trading platforms are used as the global reference price, and both the metal and investment communities use the LME to transfer or take on risk, 24 hours a day.
  • We provide the LME’s main market information services in real time Level 1 and Level 2 (market depth) and delayed data (fee liable) for all instruments (futures, options, spreads).
  • You can access the data in many ways, which is designed and tailored for your specific needs and workflows. These could be for trading using electronic low latency data-feed, through our desktop services which provide deep analytical tools or via our end-of-day valuation and risk management products. LME provide free-of-fees EOD data but only after midnight.

Key Facts 

  • Geographical coverage
    United KIngdom
  • History
    From 2001
  • Data format
    String Format
    User Interface
    Zip Archive
  • Delivery mechanism
    RSS Feed
  • Data frequency

Features & Benefits

What you get with London Metal Exchange - LME

  • We provide an LME real-time low latency data-feed platform, which provides access to all data types in a globally consistent data model allowing open access and easy adoption of all global exchanges.
  • We also provide delayed trade reporting data (10 minutes – free-of-fees) as well as a delayed data package post-midnight (also free of fees).
  • Full data access is provided in our Eikon and Workspace desktop solutions, which have a wealth of value-add analytics and daily and intraday charting applications.
  • We provide a consolidated set of current and historical data as well as providing a deep insight both the physical and futures markets.
  • Depending on your specific needs, you can receive full LME data package, standard Level 1 and level 2 access or delayed data (30 minutes), which drives all investor workflows and access to any price.
  • We are market leaders in the depth of historic data that is stored which is all validated and cleansed. We have years of normalised data available in our end-of-day historical data and our full Tick History data services covering all LME historical data.
  • We offer both intuitive request-response and bulk access to a wide array of LME reference data content, including instrument and venue-level reference data, and cross-reference symbology.
  • Power your applications with market data feed handlers offering robust performance and comprehensive features or access our cloud data store of full-depth, raw exchange PCAP data.

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