July 2018

Steelmaking Raw Materials Trade Log, July 23, 2018

The latest bids, offers and deals in the global markets for iron ore, pig iron, direct-reduced iron and other steelmaking raw materials.

IRON ORE DAILY: Prices rise amid gains in Chinese steel, futures markets

Iron ore prices strengthened on Monday July 23 amid gains in China’s futures and steel markets.

NORTH AMERICAN MORNING BRIEF 23/07: LME base metals up on weaker dollar; China HRC prices rebound; spot cobalt price falls

The latest metal markets news and price moves to start the North American day on Monday July 23.

Trading activity cools for iron ore concentrate, but pellet segment robust

Trading in the seaborne iron ore concentrate market slowed further last week, though prices for high-grade products remained high.

China AM: Ferrous futures post early-week gains

China’s ferrous futures trended upward during the morning trading session on Monday July 23.

STEEL WEEK IN BRIEF: Preliminary EU safeguarding measures, weak Turkish and Asian scrap prices, alleged anti-trust in Japan…

Metal Bulletin reviews the major stories that have affected the steel market over the past week.

IRON ORE DAILY: Seaborne trading cools down toward weekend

Seaborne iron ore trading slowed down on Friday July 20 amid softer prices.

Steelmaking Raw Materials Trade Log, July 20, 2018

The latest bids, offers and deals in the global markets for iron ore, pig iron, direct-reduced iron and other steelmaking raw materials.

China AM: Coke futures buck downtrend

China’s ferrous futures largely trended downward with the exception of the coke contract during the morning trading session on Friday July 20.

Severstal Q2 earnings up 24% on higher sales, strong steel prices

Earnings at Severstal, Russia’s major steelmaker, rose by 23.8% quarter-on-quarter in April-June 2018 amid higher sales volumes of raw materials and strong steel product prices, the company said on Thursday July 19.