Base Metals & Ferrous Markets

Our Global Metals group is an industry leader in providing clients with professional services and solutions for clearing and execution of industrial metals. 

Jefferies is an associate broker clearing member (category 2) of the London Metal Exchange (LME) and clearing member of all major exchanges. We customize our services to meet the needs of a diverse array of producers, merchants, consumers, investment funds and FCMs.

Our global trading and sales centers are located in New York, London, Hong Kong, Chicago and Hamburg and provide seamless, around-the-clock market coverage.

With a client-first approach, we combine industry experience and extensive market access to provide price-efficient liquidity in outrights, spreads and options. We provide continuous analysis of market conditions, hedging strategies and online exposure management tools as well as credit and margin finance where appropriate.

Jefferies Global Base Metals & Ferrous Markets group offers market liquidity through highly respected sales and trading professionals.

Products Traded:

  • Base Metals: Aluminum, Aluminum Alloy, Cobalt, Copper, Lead, Molybdenum, Nasaac, Nickel, Tin, Zinc
  • Ferrous Markets: Billet, Hot Rolled Coil, Iron Ore, Secondary Steel


  • 24-Hour Market Access
  • Arbitrage
  • Averaging
  • EFPs / EFSs
  • Electronic Trading
  • Forwards
  • Options
  • OTC Metal Swaps
  • Warrant Financing
  • Warrant Swaps

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