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Overview

The London Metal Exchange (LME) is based in London, United Kingdom. There are five other markets in this country including AIM Stock Exchange, London Metal Exchange, and LSE Group.

The MIC code for this exchange is XLME. The acronym or abbreviation for this market is LME.

This page contains information on London Metal Exchange trading hours, market holidays, contact information and more.

LME Trading Hours

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Trading Hours Summary:

The London Metal Exchange is open Monday through Friday from 1:00 am to 7:00 pm Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+00:00).

The London Metal Exchange does not close for lunch. The London Metal Exchange is open for a total of 18 hours per day.

The London Metal Exchange does not have pre-market trading or after-hours trading.

We closely monitor the London Metal Exchange for changes to their trading hour. Any changes official changes will be reflected here immediately. If you are aware of an upcoming change, please contact us.

Regular Trading Schedule

Monday-Friday:

1:00 am - 7:00 pm — Primary Trading Session

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LME Market Holidays

The London Metal Exchange is be closed for ten holidays in 2022.

The next London Metal Exchange holiday is Christmas and will be observed on Monday, December 26, 2022 which is 3 weeks from now.

All holiday data is collected exclusively from primary sources. We continually monitory the market for changes to ensure the highest level of accuracy.

Although the underlying data is public knowledge, our selection and arrangement of the data is copyrighted. If you would like to incorporate this data into own system – and ensure it is always up-to-date – please check out our data API.

2022 Market Holidays:

Holiday Date Status
New Year's Day Monday, January 3, 2022 (past) Closed
11 months ago
Good Friday Friday, April 15, 2022 (past) Closed
8 months ago
Easter Monday, April 18, 2022 (past) Closed
8 months ago
Bank Holiday Monday, May 2, 2022 (past) Closed
7 months ago
Bank Holiday Thursday, June 2, 2022 (past) Closed
6 months ago
Bank Holiday Friday, June 3, 2022 (past) Closed
6 months ago
Bank Holiday Monday, August 29, 2022 (past) Closed
3 months ago
Bank Holiday Monday, September 19, 2022 (past) Closed
3 months ago
Christmas Monday, December 26, 2022 Closed
3 weeks from now
Boxing Day Tuesday, December 27, 2022 Closed
3 weeks from now

2023 Market Holidays:

Holiday Date Status
New Year's Day Monday, January 2, 2023 Closed
4 weeks from now
Good Friday Friday, April 7, 2023 Closed
4 months from now
Easter Monday, April 10, 2023 Closed
4 months from now
Bank Holiday Monday, May 1, 2023 Closed
5 months from now
Bank Holiday Monday, May 8, 2023 Closed
5 months from now
Bank Holiday Monday, May 29, 2023 Closed
6 months from now
Bank Holiday Monday, August 28, 2023 Closed
9 months from now
Christmas Monday, December 25, 2023 Closed
1 year from now
Boxing Day Tuesday, December 26, 2023 Closed
1 year from now

† Indicates the market is closed in observance of the holiday on a different date than when the holiday officially occurs. This is typically the case when a holiday falls on a non-business day.

‡ Indicates that the market is open and has irregular trading hours.

LME Contact Information โ€” Address, Phone & Email:

If you have questions specifically about the content of this website, please contact us. Otherwise, use the details below the contact the London Metal Exchange.

London Metal Exchange
10 Finsbury Square
London
EC2A 1AJ
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[email protected]

Market Access:

[email protected]

Website:

www.lme.com

Phone Number:

+44 20 7113 8888

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About the London Metal Exchange

London Metal Exchange – Market Structure

The MIC code for London Metal Exchange is XLME (LONDON METAL EXCHANGE). This is an "Operating MIC". This means it is a parent entity that operates one or more subsidiary markets or trading platforms, which are called "Segment MICs."

The only Segment MIC under XLME is XLME (LONDON METAL EXCHANGE).

Each segment may have a different trading calendar and hours of operation. Additionally within a single segment MIC there can be different trading schedules for certain products, securities, or asset types.

London Metal Exchange Timezone

The London Metal Exchange uses the Europe/London timezone. Commonly referred to as Greenwich Mean Time. This timezone is currently GMT+00:00. The abbreviation for this timezone is GMT.

The "Europe/London" timezone does use Daylight Saving Time (DST), but it is not currently Daylight Saving Time. The next time change will be 4 months from now, on Sunday, March 26, 2023 at 1:00am.

Market Capitalization

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London Metal Exchange Currency

The London Metal Exchange trades in British Pounds. The currency code is GBP. The currency symbol is "ยฃ".

Economy & Geography

The London Metal Exchange is headquartered in London, United Kingdom located in Europe (Northern Europe). ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

United Kingdom is neighboring Ireland. Markets in this region include Irish Stock Exchange.

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