Coking Coal Price Back Up Almost 5% in China But Steel Markets Quiet

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On April 2, 2013, the day’s biggest mover was Chinese coking coal, which saw a 4.9 percent increase.

today's metal prices - MetalMiner IndXThe price of Chinese HRC remained steady. The price of Chinese slab held steady as well. The high price of iron ore 58% fines from India stayed above $135 per dry metric ton.

Also on the LME, the steel billet cash price saw little change in its price on Tuesday at $185.00 per metric ton. The steel billet 3-month price showed little movement on Tuesday on the LME at $205.00 per metric ton.

The 3-month price of the US HRC futures contract held steady around $618.00 per short ton. The US HRC futures contract spot price showed little movement on Tuesday, hovering around $609.00 per short ton.