CME and Reuters to stop providing LBMA silver price benchmark

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By Jan Harvey
Reuters
Friday, March 3, 2017

CME Group and Thomson Reuters are to step down from providing the LBMA silver price benchmark auction, the London Bullion Market Association said today, less than three years after they successfully bid to provide the process.

"In consultation with the LBMA, CME Group and Thomson Reuters have decided to step down from their respective roles in relation to the LBMA Silver Price auction," the LBMA said in a members update seen by Reuters.

The two will continue to operate and administer the silver auction until a new provider is appointed, the LBMA said. It will launch a new tender to appoint an alternative provider to operate the process "shortly," it said. ...

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