The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index extended gains for a third straight session and rose 0.9% to 1,779 on Thursday, its highest level since January 22nd. The panamax index, which measures coal or grain cargos increased 2.4% to 2,212, its highest since February 24th; and the supramax index edged up 11 points to a fresh record high of 1,900. Meanwhile, the capesize index, which tracks iron ore and coal cargos dropped 0.2% to 1,673. . source: Baltic Exchange

Historically, Baltic Exchange Dry Index reached an all time high of 11793 in May of 2008. Baltic Exchange Dry Index - data, forecasts, historical chart - was last updated on March of 2021.

Baltic Exchange Dry Index is expected to trade at 1643.80 points by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate it to trade at 1296.71 in 12 months time.

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Baltic Exchange Dry Index


Baltic Exchange Dry Index
The Baltic Dry Index is reported daily by the Baltic Exchange in London. The index provides a benchmark for the price of moving the major raw materials by sea. The index is a composite of three sub-indices that measure different sizes of dry bulk carriers: Capesize, which typically transport iron ore or coal cargoes of about 150,000 tonnes; Panamax, which usually carry coal or grain cargoes of about 60,000 to 70,000 tonnes; and Supramax, with a carrying capacity between 48,000 and 60,000 tonnes. The Baltic Dry Index takes into account 23 different shipping routes carrying coal, iron ore, grains and many other commodities.
Energy Price Day Weekly Monthly YTD Date
Crude Oil
USD/Bbl
65.6500 1.82 2.85% 6.75% 13.25% 35.31% Mar/05
Brent
USD/Bbl
68.7400 2.00 3.00% 6.71% 13.51% 32.70% Mar/05
Natural gas
USD/MMBtu
2.7220 0.02 -0.87% -1.77% -5.55% 7.21% Mar/05
Gasoline
USD/Gal
2.0481 0.05 2.51% 5.00% 22.29% 45.25% Mar/05
Heating oil
USD/Gal
1.9394 0.04 2.29% 5.22% 10.96% 30.69% Mar/05
Ethanol
USD/Gal
1.7600 0.02 -0.85% 4.14% 2.92% 22.82% Mar/04
Naphtha
USD/T
588.16 17.55 3.07% 5.85% 10.46% 35.93% Mar/04
Propane
USD/Gal
0.97 0.00 0.24% 6.15% 12.33% 50.27% Mar/04
Uranium
USD/Lbs
27.6000 0.00 0.00% -3.33% -6.91% -10.10% Mar/04

Metals Price Day Weekly Monthly YTD Date
Gold
USD/t.oz
1,693.88 3.31 -0.20% -2.29% -7.45% -10.68% Mar/05
Silver
USD/t.oz
25.136 0.17 -0.68% -5.57% -7.77% -4.64% Mar/05
Platinum
USD/t.oz
1,128.50 2.50 0.22% -5.07% -2.45% 5.87% Mar/05

Agricultural Price Day Weekly Monthly YTD Date
Soybeans
USd/Bu
1,420.2500 1.50 0.11% 1.61% 2.36% 7.88% Mar/05
Wheat
USd/Bu
647.7500 2.00 -0.31% -1.11% -1.22% 1.13% Mar/05
Palm Oil
MYR/T
3,780.00 49.00 1.31% 1.02% 10.04% 5.00% Mar/05
Cheese
USD/Lbs
1.6030 0.02 -1.29% 1.26% 0.88% -2.61% Mar/04
Milk
USD/CWT
16.25 0.03 0.19% 3.83% 3.90% 2.85% Mar/05
Rubber
JPY/Kg
269.00 1.00 -0.37% -0.88% 8.12% 0.07% Mar/05
Orange Juice
USd/Lbs
109.10 1.00 0.93% 1.11% -1.93% -11.48% Mar/04
Coffee
USd/Lbs
131.05 0.10 -0.08% -4.86% 5.64% 2.18% Mar/05
Lumber
USD/1000 board feet
981.00 1.00 0.10% -2.58% 7.14% 12.36% Mar/04
Oat
USd/Bu
360.0000 0.50 -0.14% -2.37% 3.08% -0.21% Mar/05
Wool
AUD/100Kg
1,310.00 1.00 0.08% 0.31% 1.95% 11.87% Mar/04
Cotton
USd/Lbs
85.59 1.31 -1.51% -3.00% 3.44% 9.56% Mar/04
Cocoa
USD/T
2,637.00 117.00 -4.25% -2.51% 1.93% 1.31% Mar/04
Rice
USD/cwt
13.1250 0.04 -0.30% 2.50% 0.96% 7.23% Mar/04
Canola
CAD/T
814.20 14.70 -1.77% 3.05% 17.61% 29.34% Mar/04
Sugar
USd/Lbs
16.28 0.02 0.12% -7.13% 0.06% 5.10% Mar/05
Tea
USD/Kgs
2.91 0.00 0.00% 0.00% -6.13% 1.39% Mar/04
Corn
USd/BU
553.5000 7.25 1.33% -0.36% -1.82% 14.36% Mar/05

Livestock Price Day Weekly Monthly YTD Date
Beef
BRL/Kg
19.33 0.07 0.36% -0.21% -2.37% 6.56% Mar/04
Feeder Cattle
USd/Lbs
135.1000 1.90 -1.39% -3.79% -2.30% -2.77% Mar/04
Live Cattle
USd/Lbs
118.5500 0.85 -0.71% -2.57% 1.56% 3.06% Mar/04
Lean Hogs
USd/Lbs
87.3000 0.63 -0.71% -2.73% 23.00% 24.23% Mar/04
Poultry
BRL/Kgs
6.40 0.00 0.00% 5.61% 1.75% 6.49% Mar/04

Industrial Price Day Weekly Monthly YTD Date
Copper
USD/Lbs
4.0745 0.13 3.36% -0.56% 10.54% 15.82% Mar/05
Lithium
CNY/T
70,500.00 0.00 0.00% 0.00% 7.63% 51.61% Mar/05
Bitumen
CNY/T
3,084.00 120.00 4.05% -1.28% 5.26% 29.47% Mar/05
Steel
CNY/T
4,813.00 36.00 -0.74% 4.13% 15.23% 14.05% Mar/04
Coal
USD/T
82.00 0.30 0.37% 1.23% 0.24% 0.96% Mar/05
Palladium
USD/t.oz
2,346.63 7.13 0.30% 1.27% 0.67% -4.13% Mar/05
Cobalt
USD/T
52,610.00 0.00 0.00% 1.56% 15.12% 63.44% Mar/04
Lead
USD/T
1,997.00 35.25 -1.73% -6.90% -2.04% 1.08% Mar/04
Aluminum
USD/T
2,165.75 32.25 1.51% 0.34% 7.04% 9.34% Mar/05
Tin
USD/T
24,237.50 962.50 4.14% -3.71% 5.39% 19.31% Mar/05
Zinc
USD/T
2,752.75 13.00 0.47% -1.16% 4.07% 0.06% Mar/05
Nickel
USD/T
16,230.00 141.50 0.88% -15.28% -9.77% -1.95% Mar/05
Molybdenum
USD/Kg
29.25 0.00 0.00% 10.38% 10.38% 24.47% Mar/04
Iron Ore
USD/T
178.00 3.00 1.71% 2.89% 14.47% 12.30% Mar/04
Soda Ash
CNY/T
1,616.00 0.00 0.00% 5.21% 18.82% 20.60% Mar/05
Neodymium
CNY/T
885,000.00 0.00 0.00% 13.10% 24.65% 42.17% Mar/04
Iron Ore 62% fe
USD/T
174.9400 0.82 0.47% 6.01% 13.67% 12.26% Mar/04
Rhodium
USD/t oz.
29,200.00 850.00 3.00% 15.42% 33.95% 71.76% Mar/04
Manganese
CNY/T
31.25 0.00 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% Mar/04

Index Price Day Weekly Monthly YTD Date
CRB Index
Index Points
202.70 0.83 0.41% -1.97% 5.16% 13.69% Mar/04
LME Index
Index Points
3,772.60 94.10 -2.43% -6.31% 7.66% 10.49% Mar/04
S&P GSCI
Index Points
2,315.25 32.42 1.42% -1.50% 6.75% 17.11% Mar/04