December 2011

SWAPS REPORT: Iron ore paper trading unmoved as buyers/sellers wait on sidelines

OTC iron ore swaps volumes were thin this week as buyers and sellers remained on the sidelines for the most part, awaiting further direction from the physical market

SWAPS REPORT: iron ore paper trading unmoved as buyers/sellers wait on sidelines

OTC iron ore swaps volumes were thin this week as buyers and sellers remained on the sidelines for the most part, awaiting further direction from the physical market

Spot 63.5% iron ore price gains $2 week on week

China's imported iron ore market ended $2 up on the last week of the year due to bullish market sentiment ahead of the Chinese New Year.

Spot 63.5% iron ore price gains $2 week on week

China's imported iron ore market ended $2 up on the last week of the year due to bullish market sentiment ahead of the Chinese New Year.

REVIEW OF 2011: Vale takes prudent stance under Ferreira leadership

For Vale, the world's largest iron ore producer and its second largest miner, 2011 marked a year of major change.

REVIEW OF 2011: Vale takes prudent stance under Ferreira leadership

For Vale, the world's largest iron ore producer and its second largest miner, 2011 marked a year of major change.

Port of Rotterdam annual iron ore and scrap throughput down 6% in 2011

Iron ore and scrap deliveries at one of Europe’s busiest ports fell in 2011, with steel output shutdowns in Europe in the second half of the year one of the main reasons, the Rotterdam port authority said.

Port of Rotterdam annual iron ore and scrap throughput down 6% in 2011

Iron ore and scrap deliveries at one of Europe’s busiest ports fell in 2011, with steel output shutdowns in Europe in the second half of the year one of the main reasons, the Rotterdam port authority said.

Spot 63.5% iron ore price rises to $142-144 cfr

China's imported iron ore prices advanced by $1 on Thursday as some market participants were bullish before the Chinese new year.

Spot 63.5% iron ore price rises to $142-144 cfr

China's imported iron ore prices advanced by $1 on Thursday as some market participants were bullish before the Chinese New Year.