January 2021

IRON ORE DAILY: Prices stable amid increase in replenishment activity

Iron ore prices remained mostly stable on Tuesday January 12, supported by mills replenishing their stocks ahead of the Chinese New Year holiday in mid-February, sources told Fastmarkets.

IRON ORE DAILY: High-grade fines perform despite futures dip

Iron ore prices mostly declined on Monday January 11 along with futures, however, high-grade fines performed well due to tight supply, sources told Fastmarkets.

Port Hedland’s iron ore shipments rise further in December

Australia’s Port of Port Hedland shipped 12% more iron ore in December than in November, data from the Pilbara Ports Authority released on Friday January 8 show.

Tight supply, strong demand send prices for iron ore pellets, concentrate higher

Prices for seaborne iron ore pellet increased again in the week ended Friday January 8 amid a sustained tightness in supply while those for concentrate also strengthened on a recovery in demand, sources told Fastmarkets.

Appian raises $775mln for second mining fund amid commodity upcycle

London-based private-equity manager Appian Capital Advisory has raised $775 million for a second fund focused on natural resources, targeting investment metals related to electric vehicles and renewable power.

IRON ORE DAILY: Seaborne prices rise; portside high-grade fines attract buyers

Seaborne iron ore prices pushed up on Friday January 8 on active trading, with demand for high-grade iron ore fines well supported at the Chinese ports, sources told Fastmarkets.

IRON ORE DAILY: Seaborne prices continue upward march; firm demand boosts lump premiums

Seaborne iron ore prices maintained their upward trend across the board on Thursday January 7, with lump premiums also continuing to rise because of firm demand, sources told Fastmarkets.

IRON ORE DAILY: Lump prices rise amid tight supplies

Iron ore registered increases across the board on active seaborne trading on Wednesday January 6, with lump prices surging due to tight supplies, sources told Fastmarkets.

IRON ORE DAILY: Prices up amid surge in coke futures

Iron ore prices increased on Tuesday January 5, with active trading in the seaborne and port markets supported by record high prices in coke futures, sources told Fastmarkets.

Brazilian iron ore exports up 33% in December amid higher prices

Brazil’s iron ore exports increased by a third in December compared with a year earlier, according to statistics from the country’s economy ministry.