On Feb. 7, 2013, the day’s biggest mover was the 3-month price of steel billet, which saw a 5.6 percent increase on the LME to $285.00 per metric ton. Also on the LME, the cash price of steel billet rose 3.8 percent to $275.00 per metric ton.
The US HRC futures contract spot price moved on Thursday. After a few changeless days, prices dropped 0.8 percent to $628.00 per short ton. The 3-month price of the US HRC futures contract saw a 0.8 percent decline to $635.00 per short ton.