Open outcry shuttered, as CME fights against shortened trading

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By Ross Lancaster
19 Mar 2020

Exchanges around the world have closed their open outcry pits as the threat of Covid-19 has shunted trading over to electronic formats.

Despite one of its ring members contracting Covid-19, the London Metal Exchange started the week intending to continue open outcry in its London venue. But as the week progressed, after a brief interlude when trading at its Chelmsford back-up site ...

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