June 2018

IRON ORE DAILY: Good quality, environmentally friendly products outperform

The seaborne iron ore market remained rangebound on Friday June 29, with demand still concentrated on high-grade fines and lump.

China AM: Ferrous futures largely flat

China’s ferrous futures fluctuated in the morning trading session on Friday June 29 after Thursday’s gains, closing the morning session largely flat from their opening.

Steelmaking Raw Materials Trade Log, June 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.

IRON ORE DAILY: Premiums rise further for lumps, Carajas fines

Mainstream iron ore prices stayed rangebound on Thursday June 28 while high-grade lumps and fines were able to fetch higher premiums.

China AM: Ferrous futures see rangebound trading

China’s ferrous futures fluctuated in a small range during morning trading on Thursday June 28.

CVG Venalum halts planned US shipment amid corruption allegations

CVG Venalum has halted at least one shipment to a United States-based customer while the company deals with allegations that its senior management was involved in a money-laundering and drug trafficking scheme using the plant as cover, a person familiar with the matter told Metal Bulletin.

Steelmaking Raw Materials Trade Log, June 27, 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: High-grade fines, lumps still outperforming mainstream products

Iron ore prices remained largely rangebound on Wednesday June 27, though those for high-grade fines and lumps continued to strengthen.

China AM: Ferrous futures mostly down on weaker sentiment

China’s ferrous futures largely trended downward during morning trading on Wednesday June 27 on weaker sentiment, dampening trading activity in the spot market. Uncertainty over China's monetary policy adjustments and a brewing global trade war were among the factors weighing on sentiment.