Capesize

5925

Feb-17
0.00 0.00%

Panamax

7475

Feb-17
75.00 1.01%

Iron Ore

81.7

Feb-17
0.95 1.18%

Sing 380

312.95

Mar-17
#N/A #N/A

Coking Coal

185

Feb-17
0.00 0.00%

Nola Urea

250

Feb-17
0.00 0.00%

Baltic Capesize Index – playing from a position of strength

With the Baltic Capesize 5TC index reaching its highest level since July 2015 and approaching long term upper range resistance, the question to be asked is are we about to break out into genuine trending conditions?

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Attend our derivatives workshop to gain knowledge on the best practices in physical trading and financing, the use of iron ore futures and options to manage raw material costs and lock in profits - and the how to use freight derivatives to manage price and credit risks.

Identifying Trends within the Dry Freight Market

For physical and futures market traders alike, identifying the directional bias of the freight market early is one of the hardest things to do. Judging at what point is a market move in freight is considered bullish or bearish combines multiple inputs which go beyond the instinct for timing that many owners say is all they need.

Assessing the Pecking Order for 2017

As we ushered in a New Year – the year of the Rooster based on Chinese Zodiac – there are signs that demand for steel making materials may see a change or a re-allocation at least to emerging markets other than China. There is no doubt that China will continue to play a dominant role in the steel complex but its colossal neighbour to the south-west, India may get a bigger share in the months ahead.

OPEC - The King of Poker

If OPEC were a poker player, it would be pretty happy with how it has played its hand in 2016. By agreeing a production cut, it has made a massive commitment to being the credible powerhouse it once was and in the process punished the market that had taken it on.

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