January 2021

HOTTER ON METALS: Fee differentiator plan aims to drive liquidity

A differentiated fee structure designed to drive member-to-member trade away from the telephone market is being proposed by the London Metal Exchange as part of its discussion paper.

HOTTER ON METALS: Changing LME clearing model could kill the golden goose

The London Metal Exchange and its clearing house are revisiting a proposal to transition to a different way of calculating its clearing methodology.

HOTTER ON METALS: Covid-19 to kill the LME ring

Covid-19 appears to have claimed another casualty: the London Metal Exchange ring trading floor.

HOTTER ON METALS: Funds seek alpha in commodities

In an era of historically low interest rates, investors are desperately looking for value.