Fastmarkets, CME Group to launch cash-settled lithium contract

By Dalila Ouerghi
Published: Thursday, 08 April 2021

Fastmarkets has partnered with the CME Group to launch a cash-settled lithium futures contract that will be settled against Fastmarkets’ assessment for lithium hydroxide battery grade, spot price cif China, Japan & Korea, the exchange announced on Thursday April 8.

The contract is due to be launched on May 3, subject to all relevant regulatory reviews, it said.

Fastmarkets' lithium price is published weekly on Thursdays at 4pm London time, and achieved its Type 2 International Organization of Securities Commissions accreditation last year.

The lithium futures will be listed by...

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