October 2020

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: 5 key stories from October 26

Here are five Fastmarkets stories you might have missed on Monday October 26 that are worth another look.

APEX Q3 2020: Fastmarkets clinches top spot on base metals leaderboard

Fastmarkets’ research team took the number one spot on the base metals predictions leaderboard for the third quarter of 2020 with a 98.83% accuracy score while ED&F Man Capital Markets’ Edward Meir clinched the top spot for precious metals predictions over the period with a 93.31% accuracy rating.

FOCUS: Iron ore miners race to boost output on recovering demand, Q2 reporting

Major iron ore miners are racing to boost their output amid recovering demand and ahead of traditional mid-financial year reporting due by December, market sources told Fastmarkets this week.

IRON ORE DAILY: Trading activity limited awaiting outcome of China’s five-year plan talks

Iron ore prices in both the futures and seaborne markets fell further on Monday October 26, due to a dip in liquidity while the market waits for a clear direction to emerge from China’s 14th five-year plan discussions.

Seaborne iron ore pellet price supported by sintering restrictions in Tangshan, soaring coke prices

Seaborne iron ore pellet prices were well supported in the week to Friday October 23, amid the continuing sintering restrictions, which were imposed in China's steelmaking hub of Tangshan on October 1, sources told Fastmarkets.

PRICING NOTICE: Holiday pricing schedule for 2020-2021

View the Fastmarkets holiday pricing schedule for 2020 and 2021.

IRON ORE DAILY: Seaborne prices fall after high port inventories weaken sentiment

Seaborne iron ore prices fell sharply on Friday October 23 amid high inventories at Chinese ports that signaled weak demand, according to sources.

AT A GLANCE: Anglo American’s Q3 metallurgical coal, iron ore production declines y-o-y

A summary of the third-quarter production results for 2020 from British multinational mining company Anglo American, as stated in its latest production report released on Thursday October 22.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: 5 key stories from October 22

Here are five Fastmarkets stories you might have missed on Thursday October 22 that are worth another look.

RESEARCH: Supply boost threatens iron ore price spike

The latest forecasts from Fastmarkets’ team of analysts are ready to view.