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Metal Prices

Metals Pricing Information Category from Platts

Platts is dedicated to helping our customers operate with efficient & transparency by providing critical metals prices and market data that’s respected around the world.

Over the last 100 years Platts has become the leading global provider of spot and contract price assessments in the physical and forward global metals markets. Platts’ assessment coverage includes prices for the following products:

  • IODEX – the longest published iron ore index
  • Platts Alumina Index (PAX) — the world’s first daily alumina price assessments
  • Aluminum, alumina, copper, lead, tin, nickel and zinc
  • Light metals including magnesium and titanium
  • Minor metals including antimony, cadmium, mercury and selenium
  • Precious metals including gold, palladium, platinum, rhodium and silver
  • Metallurgical Coal
  • Dry Bulk Freight
  • Ferrous Scrap
  • Hot Rolled Coil
  • Cold Rolled Coil
  • Plate
  • Rebar
  • All Ferroalloys
  • Stainless Steels
  • Molybdenum
  • Billet, Hot Dipped Galvanized
  • Metal Slab

Metal Prices Coverage

Metals Spot & contract prices - Platts metals price assessments are widely used throughout the entire supply chain. From producer to consumer, risk manager to analyst, our real-time price assessments ensure manufactures, producers, mills, service centers, traders, end-users and financial institutions are competitively pricing their regional and global metals transactions.
Forward Curves - provides traders, analysts, fund managers and senior executives, with real-time forward curve assessments of the global metals market based on real market activity.
End-of-Day Data Files - this service provides you with our end-of-day assessments, corrections, third-party data, and a rolling 45-day historical database. These are delivered via FTP for integration into your back office applications, or can be downloaded from our website.
Historical Data - executives, analysts and traders can access complete historical sets for each data category going back to the time it was first assessed to help them look at trending and aid with strategic and investment planning.
Custom Metals Data - people looking for metals prices and data covering very specific periods of time can opt to customize the data sets that they would like to receive to help them with one-off projects.
Data Add-ons - this service allows you to download metals market data into other applications for further analysis and decision-support with no cutting and pasting.
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Metal Market Coverage

Iron OreCoking Coal
Ferrous ScrapFreight
Hot-rolled CoilCold-rolled Coil
RebarWire Rod
Stainless SteelsFerro-alloys
AluminumCopper
ZincLead
TinMagnesium
TitaniumAntimony
CadmiumMercury
SeleniumGold
PalladiumPlatinum
RhodiumSilver
Pig IronMetals
SteelIODEX Price Benchmark
PAX Price AssessmentPlate Metal
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