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Julien Hall leads the Asia metals team for S&P Global Platts. Full Bio
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Apr 2021
  • Metals
  • Steel
  • Steel Raw Materials

Historic global steel price rally sweeps iron ore to all-time high

The staggering recovery of global steel demand last year has driven the market for its main ingredient, iron ore, soaring in recent months, and helped S&P Global Platts 62%-Fe IODEX CFR China reach an all-time high of $193.85/dmt on April 27

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Dec 2020
  • Metals
  • Raw Materials

Revisiting iron ore pricing mechanism holds risks and opportunities for market

An almost doubling of iron ore prices over the past six months led Chinese steelmakers last week to call for a change in the current pricing mechanism. Miners have reportedly indicated an openness to work towards improvements

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Jun 2020
  • Metals
  • Steel
  • Raw Materials

Iron ore’s growing appeal: investor participation and market development

Once in a generation a new graduate joins the elite circle of globally recognized and traded commodities. Julien Hall, head of metals pricing, APAC at S&P Global Platts, and Fiona Boal, head of commodities at S&P Dow Jones Indices, look at the interplay...

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