UPDATE 1-Iron ore surges on China demand outlook, Vale output concerns

MANILA, Aug 4 (Reuters) – Iron ore futures extended gains on Tuesday on optimism about economic recovery prospects for top steel producer and consumer China and as investors questioned Brazilian miner Vale SA’s ability to increase output of the raw material.

Iron ore under pressure after solid gains, but supply concerns offer support

“If China’s nickel ore port inventory fails to rise enough in the third quarter, then after the Philippines enters the rainy season, the domestic nickel ore shortage may be more serious,” Huatai Futures Co Ltd analysts said in a note.

UPDATE 1-Iron ore pushes higher on China demand, supply concerns

“If China’s nickel ore port inventory fails to rise enough in the third quarter, then after the Philippines enters the rainy season, the domestic nickel ore shortage may be more serious,” Huatai Futures Co Ltd analysts said in a note.

Iron ore futures extend gains on China steel demand optimism

MANILA, Aug 6 (Reuters) – Iron ore futures jumped on Thursday, with Dalian prices climbing more than 3% and the Singapore benchmark up for an eighth straight session, as more signs of improving downstream steel demand in China supported prices.

UPDATE 1-Iron ore leaps on China steel demand optimism, supply concerns

MANILA, Aug 6 (Reuters) – Iron ore futures jumped on Thursday, with Dalian prices scaling a new 2020 peak and the Singapore benchmark up for an eighth straight session, as more signs of improving downstream steel demand in China supported prices.

Dalian iron ore set for best week since May on strong China demand

MANILA, Aug 7 (Reuters) – China’s iron ore futures on Friday were set for their biggest weekly gain in more than two months, lifted by strong demand for the raw material as steel mills continued to ramp up output, with lingering concerns about supply adding support.

UPDATE 1-Iron ore retreats on Dalian exchange warning; posts biggest weekly jump since May

MANILA, Aug 7 (Reuters) – Iron ore futures fell on Friday, retreating after the Dalian Commodity Exchange warned clients against irrational market behaviour, but China’s benchmark contract marked its biggest weekly gain since May underpinned by solid domestic demand.

Black organizers in Seattle autonomous zone doubt sincerity of white protesters

“White people need to stay in when it gets uncomfortable and stop treating this like it is a party,” she continued. “The marching and the protesting, all of that is important. But the work is every day holding the mayor and the City Council and the Legislature and all the way up to the president […]