Traders operate in the pit at the London Metal Exchange in central London.(Shaun Curry/AFP/Getty Images)
Traders operate in the pit at the London Metal Exchange in central London.
(Shaun Curry/AFP/Getty Images)

Strategic London Metal Exchange to Be Sold

June 20, 2012  •  From theTrumpet.com
What are politicians thinking letting China buy this strategic company?
 

One of Britain’s last great independent companies has agreed to sell itself to China.

The 137-year-old London Metal Exchange (lme) has agreed to a $2.19 billion takeover from the Chinese state-controlled Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEx).

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