Iron ore's spectacular summer crash - from $145 a tonne in April to $87 in September - sent shockwaves through the mining world and tore shares of heavily exposed junior iron ore producers to shreds. But while spot iron ore prices have since tracked back up to $125 a tonne, shares of junior producers have continued to fall. This suggests there might be scope for a substantial recovery in junior iron ore shares over the coming months - kick-started by an improving Chinese economy.
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