Fastmarkets platform

Metals markets move fast. Keep up with the Fastmarkets platform

Technology is transforming commodity markets

Every innovation brings richer, more complex data and the potential to harness new insights. Our customers tell us they are working faster and harder than ever to make sense of the markets and respond to developments correctly. We built the Fastmarkets platform for this reality – it delivers the real-time insights you need, where and when you need them.

An optimized experience

You can access metals and mining market news, price data and analysis through any one of five delivery channels: desktop dashboard, web dashboard, mobile app, e-mailed newsletters, an Excel Add-in, underpinned by an advanced API. No matter how you access Fastmarkets’ content, you’ll find the latest updates from our team of more than 200 price reporters and analysts covering more than 2,000 commodities.

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Customize your workspace
Select and build your lists of prices, news filters and charts in a dedicated space for each of your core markets or materials
Set alerts
Know when a price changes, is published or when it falls below or above a certain parameter
Get price granularity
View monthly averages, convert units or currency, create and save chart comparisons, seamlessly integrate with live spreadsheets via the Excel add-in
Access the Fastmarkets platform today for:
Price data
Over 2000 proprietary prices that are auditable and adhere to IOSCO-compliant methodologies. The platform enriches data so you can discover hidden connections and meaningful relationships. This powerful combination of consistency, functionality, stability and deep context enables you to trade, benchmark within contracts, value inventory or hedge with confidence.
News and market analysis
The Fastmarkets platform enables you to aggregate news for different markets, including all metals, base metals, industrial metals, ores and alloys, scrap, steel, and steel raw materials. Choose real time news alerts or daily newsletters to keep track of your markets or dive deeper into specific news stories.
Forecasts and analysis
A dynamic marketplace demands intelligence that paints a fuller picture that not only explains the ‘why’ but also looks into the future to help you anticipate the market. The Fastmarkets platform provides easy-to-digest forecasts and analyses that keep you informed in a matter of minutes.
Direct access to select exchange data from the London Metal Exchange, CME Group, and the Shanghai Futures Exchange. Transparent and standardized Fastmarkets’ premiums and assessments combined with futures prices give you a full view of global markets. Click to view our exchange partner terms.
Available on Android or iOS to track prices and market news wherever you are
Available as a desktop application, or through your web browser, easily configure the views and widgets as you want, quickly viewing the data and news that you need
Integrate Fastmarkets’ data into your tables, formulas, and curves, or other planning, reporting, and analytic workflows that help drive your business forward by using our Excel add-in
Extend the reach of your data through our seamless, secure and fully integrated API. Stream our prices directly into your own ERP or proprietary systems, giving you and your teams’ one less thing to do during the day
Whether you buy, sell or trade in commodities, the Fastmarkets platform gives you back the control to understand and react quicker to market changes
Fastmarkets combines the commodity intelligence of these familiar names:
Metal Bulletin • American Metal Market • Scrap Price Bulletin • Industrial Minerals • RISI • FOEX • The Jacobsen • Agricensus • Random Lengths • FastMarkets and more
We recognize the importance of being clear about our price assessment and index process. Our independently audited pricing process aligns with core IOSCO principles. Find out how our price reporters and analysts assess and forecast prices in agriculture, forest products and metals
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Whether you’re interested in learning how to become a customer from our sales teams or looking to get in touch with one of our reporters, we’re here for you.

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Navigate uncertainty and make business decisions with confidence using our price data, forecasts and critical intelligence.

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