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In part one of a three-part 'outlook' series we have picked five big issues that the markets will be following closely in 2016. In this new format six regular Livewire contributors give their view either True or False to each scenario. These are the topics covered: BHP will cut their... Show More

Chris Garrard

Iron ore price has had an amazing rise and fall, a pattern that often repeats itself in commodity cycles. Increased demand initially causes the price of a commodity to increase. Mining then becomes extremely profitable, encouraging more mines to be constructed. The new supply causes the commodity price to fall... Show More

The iron ore spot price is at $47.08 and three in every four tonnes of iron ore produced globally is now at / near loss making. In today’s AFR the front page headline reads “Iron ore price war rocks Atlas” and through our morning meeting we discussed which high cost... Show More