LORD COPPER: LME’s Chamberlain can steer exchange on middle course

It doesn’t really seem that long ago since the position that has now morphed into ceo of the London Metal Exchange was not much more than a bureaucratic role – it was almost secretarial in ensuring the smooth operation of the instructions given down by the board, at that time made up exclusively of member representatives.

And make no mistake: the power resided firmly and unequivocally with those representatives chosen by their peers. That self-interest was left (almost) completely at the boardroom door is a credit...


Lord Copper

April 28, 2017

14:54 GMT