It marks a complete recovery on the index to pre-pandemic levels, exceeding the previous high reached in February 2020.
The iron ore price has continued to strengthen this week.
The MySteel Australian 62% fines rose 2.8% to US$200.50/t, while CommSec cited a 0.2% gain to $209.45/t (CFR Tianjin port).
BHP rose more than 3% in Australia yesterday.
Iron ore major Vale SA gained 1.4% in Brazil, returning towards a multi-year high reached last month.
Elsewhere, Sibanye-Stillwater has risen this week following news of an on-market buyback of up to 5% of its shares.
The South Africa-based company (JSE: SSW) gained a further 0.4% yesterday.
Gold is up slightly to $1,908 an ounce on the spot market, a level last seen in January.
However gold major Newmont closed almost 1% lower in New York yesterday.