Daily Steel Price Roundup: LME Steel Billet Back Up

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On May 7, 2012, the day’s biggest mover was the cash price of steel billet, which saw a three percent increase on the LME to $480 per metric ton. This increase comes after two straight days of stagnant prices. The 3-month price of steel billet showed little movement yesterday on the LME at $485 per metric ton.

Chinese steel prices closed flat for the day. The high and low prices of iron ore 58% fines from India stayed in a range of $135-$140 per dry metric ton. The price of Chinese HRC was unchanged at below $700 per metric ton. The price of Chinese coking coal remained essentially flat.

The spot price of US HRC futures contract moved up 1.5 percent, landing at $665 per short ton. For the fifth consecutive day, the 3-month price of US HRC futures held flat at $670 per short ton.

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