November 2018

Transnet declares force majeure on iron ore, manganese shipments from Saldanha

South African transport operator Transnet is issuing force majeure notices to iron ore and manganese ore customers after a railway bridge was damaged near the port of Saldanha.

IRON ORE DAILY: Seaborne prices soften but market caution remains

Seaborne iron ore prices weakened on Friday November 30 with market participants remaining cautious in their trading activity.

Steelmaking Raw Materials Trade Log, November 30, 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: Ferrous futures drop ahead of weekend

China’s ferrous futures moved lower on Friday November 30, with the May rebar contract leading the drop in the morning trading session.

Steelmaking Raw Materials Trade Log, November 29, 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: Trading thin amid mill caution despite futures, steel market gains

Physical iron ore trading was mainly inactive on Thursday November 29, with Chinese mills cautious of buying despite gains in the futures and steel markets.

China AM: Ferrous futures drop again after mid-week recovery

China’s ferrous futures retreated during the morning trading session on Thursday November 29 after a short-lived recovery a day earlier.

IRON ORE DAILY: Market mixed amid futures rebound, lingering pessimism

Physical iron ore markets recorded mixed performance on Wednesday November 28 amid a rebound in futures and swaps trading yet continued bearishness among participants.

Steelmaking Raw Materials Trade Log, November 28, 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: Ferrous futures reverse early-week downtrend

China’s ferrous futures rose across the board during morning trading on Wednesday November 28, reversing the trend seen in the first two days of this week.