• Delayed Prices (USD) - Last Updated 07-05-2021
    • Gold$1,814.10
    • Silver$27.32
    • Dalian Iron Ore i2109$186.19
    • LME Aluminium$2,446.00
    • LME Cobalt $45,195.00
    • LME Copper $9,991.50
    • LME Lead $2,186.00
    • LME Nickel $17,985.00
    • LME Tin $32,425.00
    • LME Zinc $2,935.50
    • All Prices in USD - Last Updated 2021-01-11
    • Gold$1,836.70
    • Silver$24.655
    • Dalian Iron Ore (May 2021 Delivery) $160.58
    • LME Aluminium $2,029.50
    • LME Cobalt $36,500
    • LME Copper $8,146.00
    • LME Lead $2,000.00
    • LME Nickel $17,890.00
    • LME Zinc $2,824.50
    • LME Tin $21.325.00
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    Strong China demand, firm FFA market drive Capesize freight rates to 18-month high

    The Capesize dollar per ton freight rates surged to an 18-month high buoyed by bullish Freight Forward Agreement (FFA) market, China’s strong iron ore...

    Iron ore prices hit record high on robust demand, supply woes

    Iron ore prices vaulted to a new high on Monday buoyed by supply fears and surge in demand for the steelmaking ingredient. Iron ore prices...

    Peru presidential candidate’s views on nationalising assets concerns copper miners

    The first-round winner of Peru’s presidential election, Pedro Castillo, who had proposed to nationalise Peru's vast mining sector and abolish the constitutional court, has...

    Orocobre and Galaxy Resources announce $4B merger

    Australia’s Orocobre Ltd announced on Monday that it would acquire its peer Galaxy Resources through a scheme of arrangement to create the world’s fifth-largest...

    Steel demand to grow by 5.8% in 2021: World Steel Association

    The World Steel Association revised its forecast on Thursday and announced that steel demand will soar to 1.874 billion mt in 2021, a 5.8%...

    Chinese iron ore futures climb 3% on strong global demand, supply woes

    Benchmark iron ore futures in China surged 3% on Tuesday, extending gains for three straight sessions, buoyed by the robust worldwide demand and falling...

    Fear of Chinese government regulations weakens steel rebar, hot rolled coils futures

    Chinese steel futures declined by over 2% and hot rolled coils futures slipped 3% on Monday following the comments from Chinese Premier Li Keqiang...

    Copper declines on waning China premiums and rising inventories

    Copper dropped from a two-week high on Wednesday buoyed by the continued increase in inventories and the fall in China premiums, which reflects the...

    China steel prices surge to record high on strong demand, supply worries

    Dwindling production from China’s top-steelmaking city of Tangshan and a surge in domestic demand resulted in China steel prices vaulting to record highs on...

    BMW inks AUD$439M lithium supply deal with Livent

    German luxury vehicle company BMW announced on March 30 that it has signed a USD$334 million deal with US-based Livent for the supply of...

    Smelter margins under pressure as China’s copper concentrate TCs hit decade-low: S&P Global Platts

    S&P Global Platts is reporting that treatment charges for copper concentrate have dropped to new 10-year-lows on March 29, placing intense pressure on margins...

    Australian iron ore exports expected to earn a record $136 billion for FY21

    According to a government report on Monday, Australia is set to earn a record A$136 billion this financial year from iron ore exports, buoyed...

    Global steel output jumps 4.1% year-on-year: World Steel Association

    World Steel Association data showed on Tuesday that the global crude steel production climbed to 150.2 million tonnes in February 2021, a 4.1% surge...

    Dalian iron ore futures weaken as Tangshan tightens air-pollution controls

    Dalian iron ore futures declined by 3.5% during Friday trade on news of further government environmental restrictions in major Chinese steelmaking city Tangshan: Tangshan...

    Steel demand to wane on lower Chinese GDP targets: S&P Global Platts

    According to a report by S&P Global Platts Analytics, infrastructure & property steel demand and steel production is forecast to be adversely impacted due...

    New Caledonia approves sale of Vale nickel mine with Tesla taking advisory role

    Political parties in New Caledonia on Thursday agreed to new terms for the sale of the nickel business of Brazilian mining company Vale SA....

    Chinese rebar prices climb to decade-high levels on production headwinds

    Chinese rebar futures climbed to their highest levels since August 2011 on Wednesday, driven by output cut concerns as the country takes steps towards...

    Iridium rallies to all-time high on supply concerns, increased 5G tech

    S&P Global Platts is reporting that Iridium prices have surged nearly three-fold since December to reach its all-time high of $4,800/oz, buoyed by strong demand,...

    Brazil’s Vale ramps iron ore pellet production, poised to reach previous levels by 2022

    Vale (NYSE: VALE), the world's largest supplier of iron ore pellets, announced that it expects to increase pellet production in 2021 with plans to...

    Lynas reports 941% surge in HY profits as rare earths shine

    Lynas Rare Earths Ltd (ASX: LYC, OTC: LYSDY) released its financial report for the six months ended Dec. 31 and announced a significant increase...

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