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metals

June 26, 2017

Glencore Plc’s last-minute bid for Australian coal mines leaves Rio Tinto Group with a dilemma to mull over the weekend: accept less money or risk...
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coal

June 26, 2017

Donald Trump will tout surging U.S. exports of oil and natural gas during a week of events aimed at highlighting the country’s growing energy dominance....
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Iron_Ore

June 23, 2017

Falling iron ore prices have helped sink charter rates for bulk carrier vessels, as resource companies turn up the pressure on shippers to cut prices...
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shipping-iron-ore

June 20, 2017

Chinese iron ore futures ticked higher on Monday along with steel prices but the steelmaking raw material is still under pressure amid a persistent glut....
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coal shipping

June 19, 2017

China’s coal output continued to recover in May, leading to lower prices as demand remained weak, according to the latest data from the National Bureau...
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iron_ore_vessel

June 15, 2017

China’s iron ore futures bounced back from a seven-month low on Wednesday, tracking a recovery in steel prices, although concerns over surplus supply kept gains...
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Dalian Iron Ore

June 13, 2017

Spot iron ore and steel prices rose on Monday, clawing back some of the ground lost in recent weeks amid renewed hopes about stronger demand...
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Port Hedland_iron ore

June 9, 2017

China’s iron ore imports rose 5.5 percent in May from a year earlier, recovering from a six-month low in April, as mills in the top...
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June 5, 2017

A broadly common pattern is revealed from MEPS’ research, this month, across all products and all geographical regions. Stainless steel prices are falling – predominantly...
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polaris-shipping

May 31, 2017

A second vessel contracted to haul iron ore for Brazilian miner Vale SA was delayed for repairs following the loss of a similar ship that...
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May 30, 2017

Iron ore spot markets were hammered yet again on Friday, falling heavily ahead of a long weekend in China. (more…)
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Iron_Ore

May 26, 2017

Chinese iron ore futures slumped four percent on Thursday, falling for a third day in a row, amid persistent worries over demand, with stockpiles mounting...
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Steel

May 16, 2017

Chinese steel rebar prices fell on Monday after data showed the world’s top producer churned out a record tonnage for a second month as mills...
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thermal_coal

May 15, 2017

Chinese supply reforms are likely to continue to drive Asian seaborne thermal coal prices, which will have a knock-on effect across the globe, a Wood...
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May 11, 2017

Shanghai steel futures rose for a third straight day on Wednesday, supported by worries over tighter supply after China’s leading steel-producing city launched a fresh...
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