BEIJING, May 22 (Reuters) -
* The Dalian Commodity Exchange on Wednesday told investors to trade “rationally” after noting large fluctuations in the futures prices of iron ore and coke on the bourse.
* Chinese iron ore futures climbed as much as 4.1% to 733 yuan ($106) a tonne on Wednesday, the highest level since the contract was launched in 2013, before closing up 3.4%.
* Coke, another steelmaking ingredient, jumped as much as 5.3% to a nine-month peak.
* “In recent times, the economic and financial situation at home and abroad has become more complex and variable,” the exchange said in a statement on its website, urging members to strengthen risk management.
$1 = 6.9022 Chinese yuan renminbi Reporting by Tom Daly; Editing by Susan Fenton