Maurice Mason, mining analyst at Peel Hunt, discusses the outlook for the iron ore market after prices hit a two-month low.» Read More
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Roger Montgomery, CEO, Montgomery Investment Management discusses his preference for stocks in the industrial sector rather than the resources sector. He predicts a sharp drop in commodity prices such as iron ore. Paul Bloxham, Chief Economist for Australia & NZ, HSBC joins in the conversation.
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The market for iron ore "remains incredibly positive," Patrick Loftus-Hills, managing director of Metals & Mining, Moelis, told CNBC. "I think the supply-demand fundamentals would suggest that investing in iron ore right now is exactly where you want to be investing."