European coal for 2013 delivery advanced for the first time in eight days.
Thermal coal for delivery next year to Amsterdam, Rotterdam or Antwerp gained 0.8 percent to $95 a metric ton, according to broker data compiled by Bloomberg. The contract fell as low as $94.20 yesterday, its lowest in more than a month.
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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