Iron ore spot markets slumped yet again on Friday, dropping by a margin of nearly 8 percent this week. With this, the loss shrunk this year's gain to 7.8 percent.
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Iron ore prices sustained a considerably heavy decline on Tuesday. With this, it slipped by the largest margin of a day in recent months. According to Metal Bulletin, the spot price for benchmark 62 percent fines went down by 4.26 percent to US$87.59 (AU$114.23) a tonne.
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After iron ore spot markets witnessed a significant increase for two days, they gave a relaxed performance on Friday. As noted by Metal Bulletin, the spot price for benchmark 62 percent fines declined by 0.29 percent to settle at US$92.34 (AU$119.70) a tonne.
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Iron ore prices continued to increase higher on Thursday. As noted by the Metal Bulletin, the spot price for benchmark 62 percent fines climbed 1.85 percent to settle at US$92.61(AU$120.68) a tonne. With this, the overall increase over the last two sessions has been extended to 5.1 percent.
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Iron ore spot markets saw an impressive run on Thursday, climbing highest in more than a month. With this, the benchmark price is over US$90 (AU$117.05) a tonne, helped largely by an escalation in Chinese futures.
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Iron ore spot markets began slowly on Tuesday but Chinese futures continued to climb higher in overnight trade. It is not certain whether the trend witnessed concerning iron ore spot markets will persist on Wednesday.
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Iron ore prices are forecast to fall back to US$50 (AU$66.14) a tonne by the end of this year, as found by research firm Capital Economics. The steel making ingredient shrunk to its lowest in a decade, US$38 (AU$50.26) a tonne, at the start of last year.
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