Metals

Latest news from the commodity market. Updates on commodity trading, prices and futures news.

Metals

iron_ore

March 24, 2017

Iron ore futures in China dropped to their lowest in more than two months on Thursday, pressured by a continued slide in steel prices amid...
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iron ore

March 22, 2017

Steel and iron ore futures in China dropped 3 percent on Tuesday, retreating after recent sharp gains though the outlook for both commodities remains firm...
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Commodities

March 21, 2017

Chinese steel and iron ore futures ticked lower on Monday but stayed near recent highs, supported by expectations that property sales in the world’s top...
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Vale

March 17, 2017

Brazilian mining company Vale said on Wednesday it is nearing conclusion of a deal to sell a stake in Mozambique’s Moatize coal project to Japan’s...
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iron_ore_bulk

March 16, 2017

Iron ore futures in China surged more than 5 percent on Wednesday as steel prices rose to their strongest in more than three years on...
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gold

March 10, 2017

Gold is sliding toward $1,200 an ounce in its longest losing run since October as positive U.S. economic figures reinforce expectations that yields on other...
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iron-ore-ship

March 8, 2017

Chinese iron ore futures fell for a third straight day on Tuesday, pressured by a rising mountain of the raw material at China’s ports and...
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Chinese national flags are flying near a steel factory in Wu'an, Hebei province, China, February 23, 2017. Picture taken February 23, 2017.  REUTERS/Thomas Peter

March 6, 2017

China will cut steel capacity by 50 million tonnes and coal output by more than 150 million tonnes this year, its top economic planner said...
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Steel

March 2, 2017

Chinese steel and iron ore futures extended losses on Wednesday amid worries the country’s top economic planner was investigating the recent surge in futures markets....
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iron_ore_vessel

March 1, 2017

If you did nothing more than look at China’s imports of iron ore, you would be satisfied that the robust rally in the price of...
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Steel

February 28, 2017

Iron ore and steel futures in China jumped more than 4 percent on Monday, resuming their rally, amid planned curbs in steel production in key...
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BHP_Mackenzie

February 28, 2017

The head of the world’s biggest mining company intensified his warnings that U.S. trade protectionism under President Donald Trump would threaten global growth and the...
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Vale

February 27, 2017

Brazilian miner Vale SA expects the global price of iron ore to average above $80 per tonne in 2017, on the back of increasing steel...
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Capesize_ships

February 24, 2017

Freight rates for large capesize dry cargo vessels on key Asian routes, which hit multi-week highs on Wednesday, are set to continue to climb next...
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copper

February 23, 2017

London copper prices slipped on Thursday, as concerns about fresh regulations that could dampen China’s property boom steepened a correction that began with improving prospects...
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