CORRECTED-RPT-Up to quarter of LME electronic trading volume comes from Asia -LME CEO

Thu Apr 24, 2014 7:56am EDT

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(Removes reference to LME not previously giving figures on electronic trade from Asia)

HONG KONG, April 24 (Reuters) - Up to a quarter of electronic trading volume on the London Metal Exchange comes from Asia-based participants, LME Chief Executive Garry Jones said on Thursday.

"10-25 percent of outright trading on the electronic system comes from Asia," Jones said at a conference in Hong Kong. (Reporting by Melanie Burton; Editing by Joseph Radford and David Evans)