Iron ore rallies as China imports bust 100 million ton level

2017-10-13 13:48

Iron ore imports by China have surged above 100 million metric tons to a record, smashing the previous high set in 2015.

Iron ore sinks as 'peak steel' call, supply angst rattle market

2017-09-20 11:23

Iron ore has been dragged back into the $60s after getting hit by a barrage of bad news, with persistent concern about rising global supply.

Iron ore spreads explode as mills rush to grab higher grades

2017-08-31 09:35

A flight to quality in the global iron ore market has exploded the gap between different grades of the commodity, with higher-quality material now costing about twice as much.

Goldman's now bullish on iron ore this year but warns on '18

2017-07-27 11:27

Goldman Sachs has boosted its iron ore forecasts after better-than-expected demand in China raised prices, but combined the revised outlook with a warning.

One billion tons of iron ore headed for China as miners jump

2017-07-14 14:25

Iron ore imports by China this year are on course to exceed 1 billion metric tons by a comfortable margin, breaking 2016’s record.

Iron ore sell-off deepens

2017-06-01 10:06

After a miserable May, iron ore is opening the new month on the back foot.

Iron ore stockpiles hit record in China

2017-05-22 09:07

The record heap of iron ore on China’s doorstep has just gotten even bigger, with the increase in holdings so far this year eclipsing the build up seen over all of 2016.

Iron ore revival snuffed out as 'weakest commodity' drops again

2017-05-08 12:00

Iron ore’s attempt at a rebound has lasted just a few short hours as investor concern over robust supplies, including near-record port stockpiles combined to snuff out the brief gain.

Young Manngwe Mining set to escalate output

2017-04-30 07:35

Junior mining firm Manngwe Mining is aiming to increase its iron ore output more than sevenfold within the next five years to almost 5 million tons.

Anglo American iron ore, diamond output shines

2017-04-24 11:38

Anglo American’s iron ore and diamond output has risen after production increased at its Minas Rio mine in Brazil and the gem market improved.


Iron ore succumbs to bear market and may extend slump

2017-09-25 09:33

Iron ore has slumped back into a bear market after posting the biggest weekly loss in 16 months, amid concern that record demand in China may ease off.

Iron ore at risk of further losses as price slumps to month low

2017-09-15 11:50

Iron ore is facing renewed pressure and risks sliding back into the $60s, as China’s economy shows signs of cooling and global mine supply increases.

As good as it gets: Iron ore risks a reversal as China cools

2017-08-16 13:47

Iron ore in the $70s a ton may be as good as it gets for some time. After rallying hard in June and July, the commodity may see its gains unravel.

Iron Ore CEO who predicted crash, sees further slump

2017-07-26 08:00

Kumba Iron Ore's Themba Mkhwanazi correctly predicted in February that his company’s commodity would plunge by 40%. After a recent recovery, he has predicted it will fall again.

Iron ore outlook cut back by Morgan Stanley for rest of year

2017-06-27 08:47

Iron ore forecasts at Morgan Stanley have been chopped back for the remainder of the year, with the bank flagging prospects for rising low-cost production.

Iron and metals slump as Moody's puts China's debt in spotlight

2017-05-24 09:26

Iron ore has led a slump in commodities after Moody’s Investor Service downgraded China’s credit rating, highlighting the challenge in maintaining growth while controlling debt.

Platinum production continues to ride wave - data

2017-05-11 13:00

Platinum is the highest contributor to overall mining production for the second consecutive month, following its slump.

Iron ore routed as 'centre of gravity' seen in constant decline

2017-05-04 14:26

Iron ore is in full-scale retreat, with futures in China plunging to end limit-down on investor concern about the outlook for demand in the world’s top user.

Top iron ore forecaster says prices will sink back below $50

2017-04-24 17:15

Iron ore is destined to retreat back below $50 a metric tonne next year, according to a top forecaster who warned that weakening prices will encourage the sale of inventories.

Iron ore takes a battering as bear market engulfs China futures

2017-03-22 13:14

Iron ore is getting battered. After rounds of warnings that this year’s rally may be overdone, the raw material is in retreat.

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