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Access worldwide exchange and OTC markets

We're active in base metals, precious metals, steel and iron ore, offering multiple access points, help, experience and solutions for whatever price risk you face, or liquidity you require. We are a Category 1 member of the London Metal Exchange (LME) and a full member of the London Bullion Market Association.

Base Metals

We execute and clear a significant proportion of the market activity on the London Metal Exchange (LME), the world's largest non-ferrous metals exchange. We also provide direct access to the CME’s base metal futures and options contracts, on its COMEX exchange. We provide base metals services for producers, consumers, fabricators and traders, brokers, financial institutions, hedge funds and investors in the commodity futures and options markets.

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Precious Metals

We provide futures and options brokerage for industrial users of gold, silver, platinum and palladium, as well as for market makers, brokers, funds and traders, covering all hedging and speculative requirements. We also provide access to OTC forwards, swaps, options and spot contracts through our range of specialist FX services.

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Steel and Iron Ore

We provide execution and clearing for cash-settled and physically delivered futures, options and swaps in the steel and iron ore markets, for both exchange and OTC traded contracts.

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Global Code

Sucden Financial is committed to the FX Global Code and the Global Precious Metals Code.

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Daily Report Base Metals

Our daily commentary, covering market news and closing prices of LME aluminium, copper, lead, nickel, tin, zinc, iron ore, steel, and precious metals.

Quarterly Metals Report – Q2 2022

Our analysts provide an in-depth analysis of the metals market and current macroeconomic conditions. Central Banks are raising rates to curb inflationary pressures and the cost of living crisis in the Euro area and the UK. Economic data and consumer demand are weakening and market sentiment has been impacted accordingly. This, in conjunction with lockdowns in China, has caused demand for metals to soften and shift the Chinese market into surplus, but supply chain logistics have tightened the European market. The easing of lockdowns will boost sentiment and prompt a rally in the near term, but the market is moving into selling rallies as opposed to buying dips.

FX Monthly Report May 2022

Monthly commentary covering the FX markets, providing insights on recent developments on select currency pairs. This month we look at the current inflation outlook across LATAM, Europe, U.S. and U.K. and gauge if central banks will slow their rate hikes. Economic data is weakening and China's poor growth and woeful demand could impact policy makers' decisions.