Liquidity, Market Access, 24-Hour Service
The INTL FCStone metals team offers 24-hour LME market making and trade execution across all metals products, as well as access to CME, ICE and futures exchanges worldwide. We operate offices in London, New York, Chicago, Australia and Hong Kong -- allowing for seamless transition of our services. Our position as a Category 1, ring-dealing member of the LME* and as members of NYMEX/COMEX and CME, allows us access to a deep pool of liquidity. This liquidity pool includes our diverse base of customers - from physical traders and hedgers to funds and financial service companies - to our in-house dealers and market makers.
We specialize in exchange-traded products in aluminum, copper, zinc, lead, nickel and tin. We also trade a suite of ferrous products. And we are uniquely positioned to execute and clear futures for 36 exchanges worldwide.
Suite of OTC Swap Products
Complementing our conventional COMEX and LME service, INTL FCStone Markets, LLC (IFM), a member of the NFA and provisionally registered with the CFTC as a swap dealer, and INTL FCStone Ltd (IFL) authorised and regulated by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) offer a range of OTC products tailored to the needs of the metals community and commercial hedgers in particular.
These OTC products in LME and Comex metals include:
- Customized averaging periods that replicate physical pricing terms such as:
- Month-Average Liquidations
- Structured Options
- LME vs COMEX copper arbitrage
- Inter- and Intra-market spread trades
- Non-dollar denominated metals pricing terms
- Weighted Average Pricing