Dalian is mixed today: BHP has announced that Mt Whaleback will not impact output. Big Iron is generally up: Big Gas too though STO is still sinking: Big Gold is bearing up: Big Debt is riding the dead cat: Big Liar is OK too though McGrathmaggeddon has hit another new low: Good to see. Avagoodweekend.
Iron ore has re-opened in Dalian and immediately sunk to new correction lows, coking coal is down even harder: Big iron ore down a little but not enough. RIO’s coconut business is booming: Big Gas is down and STO is paying for its magnificent strategy of blackmailing the country: Big Gold plods on: The Big
No China today so the crapped out ASX is left to deflate all by itself. Big Iron ore is leading it with FMG approaching new post-correction lows: No real news today though the Platts China Steel Sentiment survey has cratered: The S&P Global Platts China Steel Sentiment Index slumped to 33.1 this month from 45.1 in April,
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Dalian is soft today: No obvious reason for it beyond good sense and the looming wipe out of Noble Group which may be forced into inventory liquidations!…Big Iron has eased: Big Gas is firm on OPEC: WPL and OSH look bullish on the charts but they’re still way overvalued assuming $65 oil. Big Gold is
Chinese yields are putting on an extraordinary display. Interbank markets remain tight for SHIBOR and repo: But what’s really going nuts is bond yields: You will have noted, I’m sure, that such bond bear markets have preceded all three major Chinese slowdowns in 2009, 2012 and 2015. The further this runs the more likely it is
Dalian is still bid a little today: So is Big Iron ever hopeful: WHC breaking as coking coal spot fell another 3%… Big Gas is sideways: Big Gold bouncing: Big Debt is getting hit again and now doing chart damage: MQG downgraded the sector today. What’s to buy? Highly leveraged utilities exposed to a massive
Chinese soft data maybe falling away fast but Dalian is doing the opposite with coking coal and especially iron ore flying: I’ve no idea why Dalian is pulling a Costanza but it probably has something to do with mill closures or the like. Noise basically. Still, Big Iron is enjoying it: Big Gas is also