The RIO result was interesting in light of the Chinese Iron import figures that were released today

James Marlay

The RIO result was interesting in light of the Chinese Iron import figures that were released today. The 17% month on month spike in iron imports was not reflected in exports from Australia's iron ore producing hubs and caught analysts by surprise. Steady demand for iron ore is expected in the second half as steel mills continue to de-stock and margins remain steady. A good summary here on reuters (VIEW LINK)


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James Marlay

James Marlay

Co Founder, Livewire Markets

I have 13 years experience in equity markets and financial media. In 2013 I Co Founded, Livewire Markets with Tom McKay. Our vision is to be the #1 source of investment ideas in Australia. Opinions expressed are my own.

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