Base Metals

BGC is a leading non-proprietary, inter-dealer broker (IDB) for base metals traded on the London Metal Exchange (LME) and CME/Nymex. By offering clients an execution-only service, we can source competitive quotes from across the market and provide a high degree of anonymity. We provide traditional voice brokerage services, as well as direct market access (DMA) screens to our clients.

Challenges Ahead for Industrial Metals

The slowdown of the Chinese economy, global trade tensions and increased environmental scrutiny of mining companies are notable headwinds for base metals. However, the growth of new technology like batteries for electric vehicles will help to add demand in the long-term.


The Benefits of BGC

  • – The team offers all forms of traditional LME voice-based brokerage
  • – We support automated style trading, reporting and confirmation through our platform or a fixed connection
  • – Reputation for the cleanliness of our trade and post-trade transactions
  • – Extensive network of market relationships allows us to offer attractive prices and minimize market impact
  • – The team offer a bespoke arbitrage service on behalf of clients, executing LME vs CME/Nymex copper.
  • – Over 100 years of combined experience amongst the LME team


Contact Details

Telephone: +44 (0)20 7894 7606


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