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Our data and prices are now available only through our new Fastmarkets platform.
A custom data license gives you access to all the prices and market news you need through four delivery tools - a customizable dashboard, mobile app, Excel add-in or a data API feed.

Which delivers your
data best?

Fastmarkets is the premium intelligence service
for metals and mining professionals.

Why use Fastmarkets?

  • Our prices are market-reflective assessing both the buy and sell side of transactions purely unbiased.
  • Market necessary and transparent methodologies have been the core of our data since we began as American Metal Market in 1882.
  • All methodologies are aligned to core IOSCO principles, as well as a double-peer-review process and external audits.
  • Unrivalled expertise from 160+ price reporters deeply embedded in the markets they serve, physically speaking to people across the globe.

What can you include in your Fastmarkets license?




Prices & data  Market news Company data
Access metal prices and premiums including exchange prices from all over the globe. 24/7 market news coverage from our global editorial team, experts in their markets. Global metals and mining database containing contact information for 11,500+ companies.



Alerts Magazine Research and forecasts
Save important price and keyword alerts that will update you directly to your inbox.
Available to download online, packed with in-depth features, articles, market analysis and high profile interviews. Manage risk and prepare for the future with our in-depth and over 90% accurate forecasts and research.



Fastmarkets app Fastmarkets platform Historical access
Access the latest news and prices wherever you are on your mobile or tablet.  Manage volatile markets easily by building your own customized view of prices and news through Dashboard, Excel or our app. Our news and price archive dates back to 1997, allowing you to track historical market trends.


Material Specifications

Download our full methodology documents including all material specifications for the markets covered using the buttons below.


Steel Methodology



Nonferrous Metals Methodology



Nonferrous Scrap Methodology



Ferrous Scrap Methodology



Mexican Ferrous Scrap Methodology



Midwest Ferrous Scrap Index



US Ferrous Scrap Export Index



Hot Rolled Coil Index


For a quick view of a single market's specs,
please visit Price Tracker, search for your market of interest
and click on the material name in the search results.
This will take you to a landing page for that material,
which includes the specifications for that particular market.