Metals and Platform Services

LME & CME Metals and Platform Futures Services

LME & CME Metals

As a ring-dealing member of the London Metal Exchange (‘LME’) and a member of NYMEX/COMEX, INTL FCStone’s metals teams specialize in aluminum, copper, zinc, lead, nickel, tin and a suite of ferrous products. Our metals futures, options and OTC capabilities are designed to meet the specific needs of our diverse customer base — from CTAs and hedge funds to commercial metals producers, consumers and merchants, to FCMs and financial institutions.  We offer 24-hour trade execution and clearing services through our operations in New York, London, Brazil, Sydney and Hong Kong, and via our strategic partners in Germany, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Korea, India, Turkey, and Poland.

We have more than 100 LME professionals in offices around the world servicing clients in Europe, the Americas, the Middle East, Australia, and the Greater China Region.  Our team has more than 35 years in the market; and our professional reputation, our expertise in metals, and our focus on client service ranks us as one of the top metals firms in the world.

Platform Futures Services

Our worldwide metals teams enable our clients to execute and clear trades via voice or through electronic systems. We are members of or have access to 36 exchanges globally, with specialized IT staff in Hong Kong, London, and Chicago. We offer a number of platforms and have front-office staff to support not only metals futures, but also agricultural, energy, currency, and financial futures execution and clearing.

Market Intelligence

We offer both daily and monthly fundamental and technical analysis of the metals markets, as well as coverage of other commodities and macroeconomic trends.

Precious Metals

The worldwide markets for precious metals have never been more competitive, volatile or complex. INTL FCStone’s expert traders pair deep understanding of global market dynamics with local intelligence to help our clients protect margins, manage volatility and increase profits.

Trading Services

We offer a complete range of financial and physical trading services in gold, silver and platinum group metals. Clients can access markets through high-touch trading and advisory services and our convenient electronic trading platform. We provide Follow-the-Sun Order Services from Asia Open to New York Close.


We leverage INTL FCStone’s global operations, logistics and IT infrastructure to provide seamless execution — including financing, warehousing and deliveries for physical transactions across the globe.


INTL FCStone Ltd is authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and is a Category 1 Ring Dealing Member of the London Metal Exchange. The FCM Division of INTL FCStone Financial Inc. acts in the capacity of an agent in the U.S. for INTL FCStone Ltd. Commodity trading involves risks, and you should fully understand these risks before trading. This information shall not constitute a solicitation to buy or sell futures or options contracts, or OTC products.

Through the FCM Division of INTL FCStone Financial Inc., a clearing member of the Commodity Exchange (COMEX) and the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the Metals Team provides comprehensive futures and options on these exchanges. OTC swaps are also available on these products through INTL FCStone Markets, LLC. Through our membership on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME), our clients can access its full product slate including the plastics, NGL, and olefins contracts.

The FCM Division of INTL FCStone Financial Inc. is a Futures Commission Merchant registered with the Commodities Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”).

The trading of commodities and derivatives such as futures, options, and swaps involves substantial risk of loss and may not be suitable for all investors. Advisory services as well as the trading of futures and options is available through various subsidiaries including but not limited to the FCM Division of INTL FCStone Financial Inc.  Public Disclosures for the FCM Division of INTL FCStone Financial Inc. The trading of over-the-counter products or swaps is available through subsidiary INTL FCStone Markets, LLC to individuals or firms who qualify under CFTC rules as an eligible contract participant. Please click here for the full disclaimer

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Commodity trading involves risks, and you should fully understand those risks prior to trading. Information presented will be obtained from sources believed to be reliable, but is not guaranteed as to accuracy and INTL FCStone Ltd assumes no liability for use. References to and discussions of Structured OTC Derivative Products are made on behalf of INTL Markets LLC and are only available to Eligible Counterparties. Neither this information nor any opinion expressed constitutes a solicitation or recommendation to buy or sell foreign exchange or any futures or options or OTC products. The content of this document/page is for information purposes only and may not be taken as representation, advice, or inducement to enter into any contract, investment or arrangement. INTL FCStone Ltd fully disclaims and shall be held harmless against any liability howsoever arising, that may be incurred or suffered by any party from the reliance, use, misuse, reproduction (in part or whole) and dissemination of this information.