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Tuesday, 14 February 2017

Iron ore up 141pc from nadir

30-month high

The general idea here was to only post about the iron ore price following noteworthy or landmark trades.

Only problem is, they keep on happening.

Yesterday there was another massive 6.5 per cent leap in the spot price to $92.23/tonne, taking the price at the close to the highest level since August 2014. 


The price is now up by 141 per cent from the 2015 nadir, and - since the dollar has not followed the latest rally - the price in Aussie dollar terms is more than A$120/tonne.

Futures hit their highest level since 2013, delivering a huge boost for Australian miners and national income. 

Tally ho.

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Later this morning I'll take a look at the latest Lending Finance figures, taking particular note of where investors were becoming most active again in late 2016.