Enrico Dela Cruz

China iron ore flat as curbs on steel output cloud demand outlook

8:25am IST

MANILA, Oct 14 Iron ore futures in China were nearly unchanged in early trade on Monday as market participants assessed the impact of new steel production restrictions in some of the nation's industrial areas on demand for the key steelmaking raw material.

China hot-rolled steel coil hits over 6-week low on demand worries

11 Oct 2019

MANILA, Oct 11 Shanghai steel futures fell on Friday morning, with hot-rolled coil hitting its lowest in six weeks, as worries about demand prospects and excessive supply in top consumer and producer China weighed on prices.

UPDATE 1-Shanghai steel futures fall as production curbs may be eased

08 Oct 2019

* Tangshan city steps up fines in pollution battle (Updates with September iron ore shipments, closing prices, chart)

Shanghai steel futures fall to 2-wk low as China returns from holiday

08 Oct 2019

MANILA, Oct 8 Shanghai steel futures fell to their lowest in two weeks on Tuesday, reflecting worries about demand and excessive supply in China, while Dalian iron ore rose on the first trading day after the week-long National Day break.

China coking coal posts steepest weekly fall in nearly 11 months on demand worries

27 Sep 2019

MANILA Chinese coking coal futures slipped on Friday and logged their biggest weekly loss since November 2018, as slowing economic growth and a bruising U.S.-China trade war clouded demand outlook for the steelmaking raw material.

UPDATE 1-China coking coal posts steepest weekly fall in nearly 11 mths on demand worries

27 Sep 2019

* China markets shut from Oct.1 for week-long holiday (Updates with additional comment, closing prices)

UPDATE 1-Iron ore futures rise despite pre-holiday lull in physical market

26 Sep 2019

* China's steel sector faces illegal new capacity risks (Updates with closing prices)

China iron ore, stainless steel futures rise on trade deal optimism

26 Sep 2019

MANILA, Sept 26 Chinese iron ore futures climbed more than 2% on Thursday, despite little trading in the physical market ahead of the country's National Day celebrations, as hints of progress in the U.S.-China trade deal negotiations lifted investor sentiment.

UPDATE 1-China coking coal futures hit 5-month low amid steel output curbs

24 Sep 2019

* Hebei province steps up smog controls (Updates with more comments, closing prices, graphics)

China coking coal futures hit 5-month low on weak demand

24 Sep 2019

* Coking coal demand seen further weakening on steel output curbs

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