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Traders fear liquidity squeeze in South African coal market

With Stephanie Wilson

May 03, 2016 14:25:22 EST (3:55)

Continuing strong screen prices of spot thermal coal threaten to reduce liquidity in the South African Richards Bay market, with many players questioning into which markets 6,000 NAR coal -- purchased at prices above $50/mt FOB -- was workable.

Given the fundamentally bearish outlook, Stephanie Wilson assesses the background to these events and the resulting impact on the market.

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