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As long as the metal markets are open FastMarkets provides instant and incisive reporting and analysis.

We broadcast from the floor of the London Metal Exchange every day and provide all the information you need to stay on the pulse of the metals markets.

We offer free and professional news, data and research services.

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FastMarkets has a range of products and services for both those with a casual interest in the metal markets and professionals.

Our free sites have regularly updated information and our professional subscription service has live prices data including physical premiums, news and research available on a wide range of platforms, including mobile. Take a free trial or

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Hundreds of businesses, including many leading global corporations, rely on FastMarkets Professional subscription products on a daily basis.

FastMarkets latest unique development is our comprehensive new LME/SHFE live arbitrage tool. This monitors copper trading at both of these key exchanges and combines this data with local physical premiums, other local costs and VAT to automatically calculate real time physical arbitrage opportunities.

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We are proud of our world class editorial and market analyst teams.

Our global team of agenda setting journalists and expert market analysts ensure our content is always relevant and focussed on the metals markets. As a team we work to ensure our clients have the right information and tools readily available to support their business decision making.

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About Metals

Where would we be without metals? To help answer that question we’ve created some useful factsheets on base, precious and minor metals.

We’ve got guides to copper, steel, gold, silver, lead, minor metals and more, as well as charts, price information and a useful glossary explaining metal market terms and abbreviations.



As long as the markets are open, so are we. Subscribers to our professional metal markets services benefit from a direct line to our IT experts, no managed call centres or answering machines – just real people.

Our global teams are on hand to provide support whenever the metal markets are open. Whether you have a technical or product query we’re on hand to help.

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With seven global locations including London, Chicago, New York, Singapore and Sydney we ensure that we provide a truly global news and data service backed-up with local service.

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