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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 

  • Data format
    CSV
    HTML
    Java Script Object Notation (JSON)
    XML
  • Delivery mechanism
    API
    Desktop
    Excel
    FTP
    RSS Feed
    Website
  • Publishing frequency
    Daily
    End of Day
    Inter-day
    On Demand
    Real-Time
    Real-Time (Delayed)

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.

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Refinitiv Data Platform

The Refinitiv Data Platform delivers a single, consistent data experience to access, distribute and build with Refinitiv and third party data. With cloud-enabled platform capabilities and flexible distribution options, the Refinitiv Data Platform enables faster deployment of applications, greater scale with workflow-critical analytics and a reimagined approach to technology innovation, data distribution and management.
Data Formats:
Java Script Object Notation (JSON)
Delivery Mechanisms:
API
Publishing Frequencies:
Real-Time
End of Day
Real-Time (Delayed)

Eikon

Refinitiv Eikon delivers a powerful combination of information, analytics and exclusive news on financial markets – delivered in an elegant and intuitive desktop and mobile interface.
Data Formats:
HTML
Delivery Mechanisms:
Website
API
Desktop
Excel
Publishing Frequencies:
Real-Time

Refinitiv DataScope

Refinitiv DataScope is a strategic custom delivery platform that supports a full cross-asset offering for pricing, reference data, and derived analytics. Covering all major asset classes, including fixed income, equities, futures and options, money, funds, loans, CDS/IRS and OTC equity options, as well as corporate actions data, estimates, entity data and news, Refinitiv DataScope Select provides flexible extraction capabilities, including file customization, scheduling and trigger options, intraday snaps and third-party entitlements. Cross-platform support is available for data retrieval and includes a zero-footprint web interface, FTP connection (internet or private network (BT Radianz (MPLS) or Delivery Direct) and API internet client server. Fee-liable, subject to terms and conditions.
Data Formats:
CSV
XML
Delivery Mechanisms:
FTP
Website
Publishing Frequencies:
Daily
On Demand
End of Day
Real-Time (Delayed)

Datastream

One single solution where top down macro research meets bottom up analysis for greater insights and profits. Datastream Provides robust analytics tools, intuitive charting application as well as seamless MS®Office integration.
Data Formats:
HTML
Delivery Mechanisms:
RSS Feed
API
Desktop
Publishing Frequencies:
End of Day
Inter-day

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