Lead Futures (LED)

Lead Futures (LED)

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CME Group's new Lead futures contract (LED) addresses challenges and opportunities facing the lead industry, including commercial clients and merchant traders.

Our new physically-delivered COMEX Lead futures contract (LED) is designed to meet the needs of the evolving lead marketplace and builds on the long history of our benchmark physically-delivered futures contracts. Designed with input from the industry, this contract will offer a sustainable, liquid, and cost-competitive vehicle to manage price risk for the whole lead value chain.

This contract allows the market the ability to deliver or take delivery of lead ingots in a timely, transparent, and efficient fashion at CME Group-registered and regulated delivery points around the globe. Customers can easily execute electronic trades on CME Globex, the foremost global electronic trading system for futures and options with true intraday-pricing transparency. Cleared OTC trades can be submitted for clearing through CME ClearPort. Both CME Globex and CME ClearPort may be accessed via CME Direct, our free execution platform.

Key Benefits

  • Physically-delivered monthly futures contract
  • True price and spread transparency across the futures’ curve
  • Security through centralized clearing, guaranteed counterparty credit and segregation of customer funds through CME Clearing
  • Daily mark-to-market of positions
  • Accessible on CME Globex and for submission for clearing through CME ClearPort

Lead Product Independent Software Vendor (ISV) Codes

Bloomberg: LELA Comdty
CQG: LDE
Fidessa: LED_F.NX

Fastfll/Pats/R&N: LED
Reuters: 1LED
Sunguard: LED
Trading Technologies: LED

Contact Us

metals@cmegroup.com
+1 212 299 2353
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