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Overview

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

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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 British Summer Time (GMT+01:00).

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 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 — Trading Session

All times are British Summer Time (GMT+01:00).

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LME Market Holidays

The London Metal Exchange is be closed for eight holidays in 2024.

The next London Metal Exchange holiday is Bank Holiday and will be observed on Monday, May 6, 2024 which is 2 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.

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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
Market Data:

[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.

Under the London Metal Exchange, TradingHours.com has identified 13 unique trading schedules. To access the full dataset, please request a quote.

London Metal Exchange Timezone

The London Metal Exchange uses the Europe/London timezone. Commonly referred to as British Summer Time. This timezone is currently GMT+01:00. The abbreviation for this timezone is BST.

It currently is Daylight Saving Time (DST) in London. The next time change will be 6 months from now, on Sunday, October 27, 2024 at 2:00am.

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 EURONEXT Dublin.

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