February 2020

IRON ORE DAILY: Seaborne prices rangebound amid demand uncertainties

Seaborne iron ore prices were rangebound on Wednesday February 19 amid a murky short-term outlook for demand.

IRON ORE DAILY: Seaborne prices fairly static on opposition supply-demand pull

News of Australian miner Rio Tinto's production cuts amid continued bearish sentiment among Chinese buyers on downstream demand prevented any significant movement in seaborne iron ore prices on Tuesday February 18.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: 5 key stories from February 17

Here are five Fastmarkets stories you might have missed on Monday February 17 that are worth another look.

IRON ORE DAILY: Seaborne prices up amid return of workforce in China

Seaborne iron ore prices were up on Monday February 17 amid the gradual return of workers after the extended Lunar New Year holiday in China.

NEWSBREAK: Rio Tinto lowers iron ore shipment guidance after Pilbara storm damage

Anglo-Australian iron ore miner Rio Tinto has lowered its iron ore shipment guidance following infrastructure damage across its Pilbara operations in Western Australia.

Seaborne iron ore concentrate demand picks up amid domestic shortfall; pellet demand weakens

Seaborne iron ore concentrate and pellet demand were dragged down by the reduced appetite for steel products amid the ongoing novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak.

IRON ORE DAILY: Buyers cautious of high steel stocks; Chinese ports see rise in interest for low-grade fines

Seaborne iron ore prices were rangebound on Friday February 14, while there were more transaction for low-grade iron ore fines at Chinese ports.

IRON ORE DAILY: Seaborne prices rangebound amid higher steel inventory concerns

Seaborne iron ore prices were rangebound on Thursday February 13 amid higher steel inventories and weak demand.

Vale lowers Q1 2020 iron ore fines output guidance to 63-68mln tonnes

Brazil-based miner Vale has lowered its iron ore fines production guidance for the first quarter of 2020 after its operations were adversely affected by heavy rain, the company said on Tuesday February 11.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: 5 key stories from February 12

Here are five Fastmarkets MB stories you might have missed on Wednesday February 12 that are worth another look.