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Slump in the Ferrous market continues
May 8,2017 14:23CST
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The slump in the ferrous market continued on Friday. The most active DCE iron ore futures contract went down 7.41%, while SHFE rebar futures lost 2.53%, according to the Steel Index.

CHINA May 05 2017 6:14 PM

LONDON (Scrap Register): The slump in the ferrous market continued on Friday. The most active DCE iron ore futures contract went down 7.41%, while SHFE rebar futures lost 2.53%, according to the Steel Index.

Spot billet prices in Tangshan fell RMB 70/t. Spot rebar prices in Beijing lost RMB 60/t. In the spot iron ore market trades took place at much lower prices. 

An Australian miner sold 62% Fe Newman fines on globalORE at 61.3. On COREX, MNP fines traded at 55. 61% Fe basis PB fines were offered at 62.5. 

In China, port stock prices lost RMB 20-30/wmt again. All prices US$/dmt CFR China unless otherwise stated.

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