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--Clyde Russell is a Reuters market analyst. LAUNCESTON, Australia, April 1- China's official Purchasing Managers' Index for March probably isn't as strong as it looks, but that's likely not a bad thing for commodity demand in the next few months.
BEIJING, March 31- China's war on pollution is only a few weeks old, but the battle lines are already being drawn between Beijing and Hebei, the province most synonymous with dirty air.
Ryan Detrick, Schaeffer's Investment Research, turns a technical eye on where he sees the market headed. Technically the S&P 500 still looks pretty good, says Schaeffer.
KIEV, March 28- Smarting from Ukraine's U-turn towards Europe, Russia is likely to employ every weapon in its economic arsenal to ensure its neighbour's road to financial recovery is as painful as possible, even when paved with billions of dollars in Western aid.
*Russia accounts for 25 pct of Ukrainian exports. KIEV, March 28- Smarting from Ukraine's U-turn towards Europe, Russia is likely to employ every weapon in its economic arsenal to ensure its neighbour's road to financial recovery is as painful as possible, even when paved with billions of dollars in Western aid.
Privately-owned Gunvor has stared trading physical iron ore and iron ore derivatives from Singapore, the main trading centre for the steelmaking ingredient widely consumed in China.
NEW DELHI, March 26- JSW Steel, India's No. 3 steel maker, said it expects imports of metallurgical coal to stay flat at 7-8 million tonnes in 2014/ 15, indicating its mills will continue to run below capacity due to soft demand and a shortage of iron ore.
Nucor CEO John Ferriola discusses the impact of the natural gas revolution on U.S. manufacturing, and how using high quality DRI pellets, or direct reduced iron, lowers its costs and energy consumption while increasing its productivity.
Greg Smith, Group CEO at Global Commodities makes a case for investing in gold even as yellow metal trade relatively lower from its lofty highs.
David Lipschitz, CLSA senior metals and mining Analyst, breaks down U.S. Steel and explains why he is selling.
Yannick Naud, portfolio manager at Sturgeon Capital, explains that ArcelorMittal is his top pick in the steel sector because it should benefit the most from "a rebound in developed markets."
Alexei Mordashov, CEO at Severstal, expects a "significant" increase in steel demand in 2014 but says the problem for steel companies are the margins due to overcapacity.
Australian miners shoveled record tonnages of iron ore in the December quarter, supported by billions of dollars worth of expansion plans coming on stream.
Why Nucor makes a great stock pick in the steel industry right now, with Aldo Mazzaferro, Macquarie Securities.
When the leaders of Mexico and China met last summer, there was much talk of the need to deepen trade. Down on Mexico's Pacific coast, a drug gang was already making it a reality.
CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports steel is staged to benefit from an expected non-residential construction recovery in 2014.
Commodities trader Dennis Gartman shares his top trades to close out the year.
Coal is "a perfect contrarian's play," Dennis Gartman says.
Christine Tan speaks to JC Tsou, Chairman of China Steel, about the firm's leadership style.
"It looks awful on the charts, and it's just not doing what it should be doing," Dennis Gartman says of gold.