December 2019

IRON ORE DAILY: Seaborne prices strengthen amid derivative gains

Seaborne iron ore prices rose on Tuesday December 31 amid advances in derivatives markets.

IRON ORE DAILY: Prices rangebound, low-alumina ore outperforms

Physical iron ore prices were generally rangebound on Monday December 30, with low-alumina fines continuing to outperform.

Seaborne iron ore concentrate prices soften, pellets firm

Seaborne iron ore concentrate prices weakened last week with the wider market, while pellet pricing held ground.

IRON ORE DAILY: Seaborne prices climb in active trading

Seaborne iron ore prices rose on Friday December 27 because of trades heard at higher levels.

IRON ORE DAILY: January cargoes of PB products trade at discount

Seaborne iron ore prices weakened further on Thursday December 26 with late-January-loading cargoes of Pilbara Blend materials traded at discounts to indices.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: 5 key stories from December 24

Here are five Fastmarkets MB stories you might have missed on Tuesday December 24 that are worth another look.

Brazilian court removes hurdle blocking Vale acquisition of Ferrous Resources

A Brazilian federal court has removed a major hurdle keeping mining major Vale from acquiring fellow miner Ferrous Resources.

IRON ORE DAILY: Seaborne market weakens amid muted buying, lower port prices

Seaborne iron ore prices largely softened on Tuesday December 24 amid low buying interest, given cheaper alternatives in the port market.

Anglo American secures tailings dam permit for Minas-Rio expansion

Anglo American has received an operational permit for a "downstream" tailings dam at its Minas-Rio expansion project in southeast Brazil, the company said on Monday December 23.

IRON ORE DAILY: High-grade seaborne price bucks downward trend amid limited supply; further pollution curbs emerge in Tangshan

High-grade seaborne iron ore prices rose on Monday December 23 amid limited supply of the raw material, while those of mid-grade fines were slightly lower.