A change of ownership and an evolving regulatory landscape have thrown up big challenges for the London Metal Exchange in its quest to clear its own trades. Trevor Spanner, the chief executive of LME Clear,...
The past 12 months have seen plummeting gold prices, directionless base metals markets and a heated row over warehousing on the London Metal Exchange. Yet this has had little impact on our annual ranking...
For metals, the past 12 months were marked by plummeting gold prices, directionless markets in base metals and heated rows over the London Metal Exchange’s warehousing system. Despite this, the top dealers...
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