Skip to the site navigation Skip to the main content

LME base metal prices and charts

Official LME base metal prices

Cash Ask 3M Ask
Copper 6025 6044
Aluminium 1805 1835
Nickel 12025 12060
Zinc 2755 2607
Lead 1809 1824
Tin 19625 19475
Al.Alloy 1345 1360
NASAAC 1150 1180
(Data is from previous business day)

Copper prices

Copper
Copper Date Value
LME Official Cash Ask ($/MT) 17 May $6,025.00
LME Official 3M Ask ($/MT) 17 May $6,044.00
LME Averages Cash Ask ($/MT) Apr 2019 $6,445.10
LME Averages 3M Ask ($/MT) Apr 2019 $6,455.50
LME Warehouse Stock (Close) 17 May 190,550
LME Warehouse Stock (+/-) 17 May -1,175
LME Volumes 17 May 179,288
(Data is from previous business day)
Fastmarkets copper indicative closes
FastMarkets Copper Indicative Closes Date Value
Copper Cash (USD/MT) 17 May 6,032.00
Copper 3M (USD/MT) 17 May 6,057.00
Copper Cash (EUR/MT) 17 May 5,405.55
Copper 3M (EUR/MT) 17 May 5,386.58
Copper Cash (GBP/MT) 17 May 4,741.39
Copper 3M (GBP/MT) 17 May 4,739.12
Copper Cash (JPY/MT) 17 May 663,218.40
Copper 3M (JPY/MT) 17 May 661,154.86
Copper Cash (CNY/MT) 17 May 41,736.01
Copper 3M (CNY/MT) 17 May 42,323.89
Copper Cash (AUD/MT) 17 May 8,777.52
Copper 3M (AUD/MT) 17 May 8,793.13
Copper Cash (CHF/MT) 17 May 6,092.92
Copper 3M (CHF/MT) 17 May 6,065.46
Copper Cash (CAD/MT) 17 May 8,114.85
Copper 3M (CAD/MT) 17 May 8,130.64
(Indicative Fastmarkets prices derived from LME data from the previous business day)

Aluminium prices

Aluminium
Aluminium Date Value
LME Official Cash Ask ($/MT) 17 May $1,805.00
LME Official 3M Ask ($/MT) 17 May $1,835.00
LME Averages Cash Ask ($/MT) Apr 2019 $1,848.98
LME Averages 3M Ask ($/MT) Apr 2019 $1,868.28
LME Warehouse Stock (Close) 17 May 1,239,975
LME Warehouse Stock (+/-) 17 May -4,875
LME Volumes 17 May 245,797
(Data is from previous business day)
FastMarkets aluminium indicative closes
FastMarkets Aluminium Indicative Closes Date Value
Aluminium Cash (USD/MT) 17 May 1,799.50
Aluminium 3M (USD/MT) 17 May 1,831.50
Aluminium Cash (EUR/MT) 17 May 1,612.61
Aluminium 3M (EUR/MT) 17 May 1,626.11
Aluminium Cash (GBP/MT) 17 May 1,414.48
Aluminium 3M (GBP/MT) 17 May 1,430.65
Aluminium Cash (JPY/MT) 17 May 197,855.03
Aluminium 3M (JPY/MT) 17 May 199,590.83
Aluminium Cash (CNY/MT) 17 May 12,450.92
Aluminium 3M (CNY/MT) 17 May 12,776.83
Aluminium Cash (AUD/MT) 17 May 2,618.56
Aluminium 3M (AUD/MT) 17 May 2,654.49
Aluminium Cash (CHF/MT) 17 May 1,820.37
Aluminium 3M (CHF/MT) 17 May 1,831.05
Aluminium Cash (CAD/MT) 17 May 2,420.87
Aluminium 3M (CAD/MT) 17 May 2,454.50
(Indicative Fastmarkets prices derived from LME data from the previous business day)

Nickel prices

Nickel
Nickel Date Value
LME Official Cash Ask ($/MT) 17 May $12,025.00
LME Official 3M Ask ($/MT) 17 May $12,060.00
LME Averages Cash Ask ($/MT) Apr 2019 $12,819.00
LME Averages 3M Ask ($/MT) Apr 2019 $12,910.50
LME Warehouse Stock (Close) 17 May 164,400
LME Warehouse Stock (+/-) 17 May -1,074
LME Volumes 17 May 106,521
(Data is from previous business day)
Fastmarkets nickel indicative closes
FastMarkets Nickel Indicative Closes Date Value
Nickel Cash (USD/MT) 17 May 11,983.00
Nickel 3M (USD/MT) 17 May 12,000.00
Nickel Cash (EUR/MT) 17 May 10,738.51
Nickel 3M (EUR/MT) 17 May 10,671.77
Nickel Cash (GBP/MT) 17 May 9,419.12
Nickel 3M (GBP/MT) 17 May 9,389.04
Nickel Cash (JPY/MT) 17 May 1,317,530.85
Nickel 3M (JPY/MT) 17 May 1,309,866.00
Nickel Cash (CNY/MT) 17 May 82,911.58
Nickel 3M (CNY/MT) 17 May 83,851.20
Nickel Cash (AUD/MT) 17 May 17,437.17
Nickel 3M (AUD/MT) 17 May 17,420.77
Nickel Cash (CHF/MT) 17 May 12,122.00
Nickel 3M (CHF/MT) 17 May 12,016.76
Nickel Cash (CAD/MT) 17 May 16,120.73
Nickel 3M (CAD/MT) 17 May 16,108.26
(Indicative Fastmarkets prices derived from LME data from the previous business day)

Zinc prices

Zinc
Zinc Date Value
LME Official Cash Ask ($/MT) 17 May $2,755.00
LME Official 3M Ask ($/MT) 17 May $2,607.00
LME Averages Cash Ask ($/MT) Apr 2019 $2,938.75
LME Averages 3M Ask ($/MT) Apr 2019 $2,846.48
LME Warehouse Stock (Close) 17 May 105,300
LME Warehouse Stock (+/-) 17 May 425
LME Volumes 17 May 133,136
(Data is from previous business day)
Fastmarkets zinc indicative closes
FastMarkets Zinc Indicative Closes Date Value
Zinc Cash (USD/MT) 17 May 2,741.50
Zinc 3M (USD/MT) 17 May 2,594.00
Zinc Cash (EUR/MT) 17 May 2,456.78
Zinc 3M (EUR/MT) 17 May 2,308.22
Zinc Cash (GBP/MT) 17 May 2,154.93
Zinc 3M (GBP/MT) 17 May 2,030.77
Zinc Cash (JPY/MT) 17 May 301,427.93
Zinc 3M (JPY/MT) 17 May 283,313.10
Zinc Cash (CNY/MT) 17 May 18,968.71
Zinc 3M (CNY/MT) 17 May 18,136.32
Zinc Cash (AUD/MT) 17 May 3,989.32
Zinc 3M (AUD/MT) 17 May 3,767.97
Zinc Cash (CHF/MT) 17 May 2,773.30
Zinc 3M (CHF/MT) 17 May 2,599.13
Zinc Cash (CAD/MT) 17 May 3,688.14
Zinc 3M (CAD/MT) 17 May 3,484.08
(Indicative Fastmarkets prices derived from LME data from the previous business day)

Lead prices

Lead
Lead Date Value
LME Official Cash Ask ($/MT) 17 May $1,809.00
LME Official 3M Ask ($/MT) 17 May $1,824.00
LME Averages Cash Ask ($/MT) Apr 2019 $1,948.85
LME Averages 3M Ask ($/MT) Apr 2019 $1,967.43
LME Warehouse Stock (Close) 17 May 73,400
LME Warehouse Stock (+/-) 17 May -100
LME Volumes 17 May 48,829
(Data is from previous business day)
Fastmarkets lead indicative closes
FastMarkets Lead Indicative Closes Date Value
Lead Cash (USD/MT) 17 May 1,804.25
Lead 3M (USD/MT) 17 May 1,820.50
Lead Cash (EUR/MT) 17 May 1,616.87
Lead 3M (EUR/MT) 17 May 1,619.00
Lead Cash (GBP/MT) 17 May 1,418.21
Lead 3M (GBP/MT) 17 May 1,424.40
Lead Cash (JPY/MT) 17 May 198,377.29
Lead 3M (JPY/MT) 17 May 198,717.59
Lead Cash (CNY/MT) 17 May 12,483.79
Lead 3M (CNY/MT) 17 May 12,720.93
Lead Cash (AUD/MT) 17 May 2,625.47
Lead 3M (AUD/MT) 17 May 2,642.88
Lead Cash (CHF/MT) 17 May 1,825.18
Lead 3M (CHF/MT) 17 May 1,823.04
Lead Cash (CAD/MT) 17 May 2,427.26
Lead 3M (CAD/MT) 17 May 2,443.76
(Indicative Fastmarkets prices derived from LME data from the previous business day)

Tin prices

Tin
Tin Date Value
LME Official Cash Ask ($/MT) 17 May $19,625.00
LME Official 3M Ask ($/MT) 17 May $19,475.00
LME Averages Cash Ask ($/MT) Apr 2019 $20,683.75
LME Averages 3M Ask ($/MT) Apr 2019 $20,559.50
LME Warehouse Stock (Close) 17 May 1,515
LME Warehouse Stock (+/-) 17 May -20
LME Volumes 17 May 4,234
(Data is from previous business day)
Fastmarkets tin indicative closes
FastMarkets Tin Indicative Closes Date Value
Tin Cash (USD/MT) 17 May 19,650.00
Tin 3M (USD/MT) 17 May 19,475.00
Tin Cash (EUR/MT) 17 May 17,609.26
Tin 3M (EUR/MT) 17 May 17,283.82
Tin Cash (GBP/MT) 17 May 15,445.68
Tin 3M (GBP/MT) 17 May 15,206.33
Tin Cash (JPY/MT) 17 May 2,160,517.50
Tin 3M (JPY/MT) 17 May 2,121,437.14
Tin Cash (CNY/MT) 17 May 135,960.32
Tin 3M (CNY/MT) 17 May 135,804.01
Tin Cash (AUD/MT) 17 May 28,593.88
Tin 3M (AUD/MT) 17 May 28,214.39
Tin Cash (CHF/MT) 17 May 19,877.94
Tin 3M (CHF/MT) 17 May 19,462.15
Tin Cash (CAD/MT) 17 May 26,435.15
Tin 3M (CAD/MT) 17 May 26,088.67
(Indicative Fastmarkets prices derived from LME data from the previous business day)

Aluminium alloy prices

Aluminium alloy
Al.Alloy Date Value
LME Official Cash Ask ($/MT) 17 May $1,345.00
LME Official 3M Ask ($/MT) 17 May $1,360.00
LME Averages Cash Ask ($/MT) Apr 2019 $1,356.50
LME Averages 3M Ask ($/MT) Apr 2019 $1,396.25
LME Warehouse Stock (Close) 17 May 7,300
LME Warehouse Stock (+/-) 17 May -60
LME Volumes 17 May 1,064
(Data is from previous business day)
Fastmarkets alloy indicative closes
FastMarkets Alloy Indicative Closes Date Value
Alloy Cash (USD/MT) 17 May 1,430.00
Alloy 3M (USD/MT) 17 May 1,340.00
Alloy Cash (EUR/MT) 17 May 1,281.49
Alloy 3M (EUR/MT) 17 May 1,173.89
Alloy Cash (GBP/MT) 17 May 1,124.04
Alloy 3M (GBP/MT) 17 May 1,032.79
Alloy Cash (JPY/MT) 17 May 157,228.50
Alloy 3M (JPY/MT) 17 May 144,085.26
Alloy Cash (CNY/MT) 17 May 9,894.31
Alloy 3M (CNY/MT) 17 May 9,223.63
Alloy Cash (AUD/MT) 17 May 2,080.88
Alloy 3M (AUD/MT) 17 May 1,916.28
Alloy Cash (CHF/MT) 17 May 1,446.59
Alloy 3M (CHF/MT) 17 May 1,321.84
Alloy Cash (CAD/MT) 17 May 1,923.78
Alloy 3M (CAD/MT) 17 May 1,771.91
(Indicative Fastmarkets prices derived from LME data from the previous business day)

NASAAC Prices

NASAAC
NASAAC Date Value
LME Official Cash Ask ($/MT) 17 May $1,150.00
LME Official 3M Ask ($/MT) 17 May $1,180.00
LME Averages Cash Ask ($/MT) Apr 2019 $1,313.20
LME Averages 3M Ask ($/MT) Apr 2019 $1,354.75
LME Warehouse Stock (Close) 17 May 109,920
LME Warehouse Stock (+/-) 17 May -320
LME Volumes 17 May 171
(Data is from previous business day)
Fastmarkets NASAAC indicative closes
FastMarkets NASAAC Indicative Closes Date Value
NASAAC Cash (USD/MT) 17 May 1,149.85
NASAAC 3M (USD/MT) 17 May 1,185.00
NASAAC Cash (EUR/MT) 17 May 1,030.43
NASAAC 3M (EUR/MT) 17 May 1,044.94
NASAAC Cash (GBP/MT) 17 May 903.83
NASAAC 3M (GBP/MT) 17 May 919.34
NASAAC Cash (JPY/MT) 17 May 126,426.01
NASAAC 3M (JPY/MT) 17 May 128,257.71
NASAAC Cash (CNY/MT) 17 May 7,955.93
NASAAC 3M (CNY/MT) 17 May 8,210.43
NASAAC Cash (AUD/MT) 17 May 1,673.21
NASAAC 3M (AUD/MT) 17 May 1,705.78
NASAAC Cash (CHF/MT) 17 May 1,163.19
NASAAC 3M (CHF/MT) 17 May 1,176.64
NASAAC Cash (CAD/MT) 17 May 1,546.89
NASAAC 3M (CAD/MT) 17 May 1,577.27
(Indicative Fastmarkets prices derived from LME data from the previous business day)

Charts

Copper

Copper 3M ($) Last Month

Aluminium

Aluminium 3M ($) Last Month

Nickel

Nickel 3M ($) Last Month

Zinc

Zinc 3M ($) Last Month

Lead

Lead 3M ($) Last Month

Tin

Tin 3M ($) Last Month