Trades on the London Metal Exchange are currently cleared by LCH.Clearnet, but the exchange is working to launch its self-clearing platform, called LMEClear. Meanwhile, LCH.Clearnet is raising its fees for LME contracts. Also, Oleg Mukhamedshin, deputy-CEO of United Co. Rusal, said LME should offer more information about the holdings of traders to improve metals-market analysis.

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