European Coal for Next Year Declines for Fourth Straight Day

European coal for 2013 delivery dropped for a fourth consecutive day.

Thermal coal for delivery next year to Amsterdam, Rotterdam or Antwerp declined as much as 40 cents, or 0.4 percent, to $95.50 a metric ton, the lowest level since Nov. 28, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. It was at $95.65 at 10:22 a.m. London time.

Bloomberg tracks information from ICAP Plc, GFI Group Inc., Marex Spectron Group Ltd., Credit Suisse Group AG, IHS McCloskey, Tradition Financial Services and Tullett Prebon Plc.

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