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Introduction to LME Warehousing & Physical Trading

An overview of LME brands, warehousing, and warrants
  • Course Format

    This virtual course is delivered over two 3-hour sessions in one day. The sessions are designed to be highly interactive and engaging and are popular with those seeking to fit learning into their working day efficiently.

    Course Dates

    14 July 2023 Virtual, 09:00-12:00 & 14:00-17:00 BST

    Learning about the London Metal Exchange (LME)

    A series of course modules are available to enhance knowledge about the LME, the products available and its main functions within the metals market. The modules have been designed as stand-alone courses which can be taken separately or combined to deliver the subject matter content and depth of understanding as preferred by individual participants.

    This course, Introduction to LME Warehousing and Physical Trading, gives an overview of the physical delivery mechanisms of the exchange, covering LME approved-brands, the LME warehouse network, and LME warrants.

    The other modules in this series are:

    Attend this course for an overview of LME brands, warehousing, and warrants.

    This course explores why and how LME contracts are physically settled, covers the metal formats accepted for delivery and the warehousing network, explains practical aspects of moving metal through the LME system, and details the uses of LME warrants. Both theoretical and practical skills developed at this course can be applied easily in the workplace.

    What will you learn?

    • Become familiar with the metals which can be delivered to the LME, and the approved formats – LME brands
    • Understand LME responsible sourcing and sustainability declarations
    • Learn about the warehousing network and the standards that apply to approved warehouses
    • How the delivery obligations of an LME physically settled futures contract are met
    • Explore the relationship between LME prices, premium and all-in prices in the physical market
    • Understand why the LME is viewed as a market of last resort for physical
    • Learn how to place metal on warrant, take metal off warrant and transfer title to warrants
    • Explore multiple uses of warrants

    Benefits for your organisation

    Your organisation will benefit from having employees with a clear understanding of the physical delivery mechanisms of the exchange and how they can complement trading activities in the physical market.

    Who should attend?

    This course is suitable for you if you have little or no knowledge of the London Metal Exchange’s physical delivery operations and want to learn how these services can add value to your business. It is also useful for those who have been working in metals markets for some time and who are looking to fill in knowledge gaps and gain a broader perspective on the market.

  • Course Highlights

    • LME metals
    • Why the LME has physical delivery
    • LME brands: the formats accepted for delivery
    • LME responsible sourcing
    • LMEpassport; certificates of analysis and sustainability
    • LME warehouses: the approved delivery locations
    • LME warrants: the delivery instrument of LME futures
    • LMEsword
    • Why the LME is a market of last resort for physical
    • All-in prices, premiums, and LME prices
    • LME cash and forward prices
    • LME stocks

  • Our Tailored Learning Offering

    Do you have five or more people interested in attending this course? Do you want to tailor it to meet your company’s exact requirements? If you’d like to do either of these, we can bring this course to your company’s office. You could even save up to 50% on the cost of sending delegates to a public course and dramatically increase your ROI.

    If you want to run this course at a location convenient to you or if you want a completely customised learning solution, we can help.

    We produce learning solutions that are completely unique to your business. We’ll guide you through the whole process, from the initial consultancy to evaluating the success of the full learning experience. Our learning specialists ensure you get the maximum return on your training investment.

  • We have a combined experience of over 60 years providing learning solutions to the world’s major organisations and are privileged to have contributed to their success. We view our clients as partners and focus on understanding the needs of each organisation we work with to tailor learning solutions to specific requirements.

    We are proud of our record of customer satisfaction. Here is why you should choose us to help you achieve your goals and accelerate your career:

    • Quality – our clients consistently rate our performance ‘excellent’ or ‘outstanding’. Our average overall score awarded to us by our clients is nine out of ten.
    • Track record – 10/10 of the world’s largest banks have chosen us as there training provider and we have delivered training across the largest banks and have trained over 25,000 professionals.
    • Knowledge – our 100+ strong team of industry specialist trainers are world leading financial leaders and commentators, ensuring our knowledge base is second to none.
    • Reliability – if we promise it, we deliver it. We have delivered over 25,000 events both in person and online, using simultaneous translation to delegates from over 99 countries.
    • Recognition – we are accredited by the British Accreditation Council and the CPD Certification Service. In an independent review by Feefo we scored 4.2/5 on service and 4.7/5 on Coursecheck
This course can be run as an In-house or Tailored Learning programme


  • Emma Jenkins

    My banking career started with modelling, pricing and structuring interest rate, FX and commodity derivatives. Now, I divide my time between consulting to commodity companies and delivering training courses in this area.


    Emma has many years’ experience covering commodity markets, derivative pricing and structuring, and loan origination.After graduating from Trinity College, Dublin, with a BSc Hons, a gold medal and Foundation Scholarship in Mathematics, she commenced her banking career in the Goldman Sachs graduate program. After this, she joined Westpac Banking Corporation, designing and implementing derivative pricing models for the interest rate and FX trading desks. She moved into the commodity arena when she joined Credit Suisse to market precious metals derivatives. She later joined Macquarie Bank as a specialist commodity director, where she provided a complete banking service to clients in the base and precious metals, and oil and gas sectors. She spent several years as a partner in consulting business, advising clients on commodity price risk management and providing expert witness services. Emma has worked with a diverse range of clients, from central banks and regulators, large miners, traders and manufacturers, wealth managers, through to small import/export businesses. Her insights into the issues facing the many market participants coupled with her passion for advancing understanding has established her as a respected trainer in commodity markets.