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Base metals


Intro to Base Metals

Base metals are non-ferrous industrial metals including copper, aluminum, lead, nickel, tin and zinc. These metals appear in both industrial and commercial applications, therefore list of market participants who could hedge their price risk is vast. Some firms are hedging a physical price exposure due to their involvement in the supply chain of the metal, while others trade base metals as an investment asset. Discover how base metals futures can help you take part in the opportunities of this market, from how the contracts are constructed to how they may fit into your trading strategy.