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Malaysia: Rubber Likely To Be Firmer Next Week

KUALA LUMPUR -- The Malaysian rubber market is expected to be firmer with an upside bias next week, a dealer said. The price movement is...

Asia Rice – India down as overseas demand wanes; Vietnam up...

By Rajendra Jadhav, Mai Nguyen and Panarat ThepgumpanatHANOI/BANGKOK/MUMBAI (Reuters) - Indian rice prices fell as overseas demand waned while prices in Vietnam rose with...

European ethylene spot trades at premium to contract price amid tightness

European ethylene spot traded Monday at a premium of Eur80/mt ($843/mt) to the monthly contract price of Eur1,020/mt FD NWE for February, reflecting a...

TOCOM rubber ends at 1-month low, pressured by Shanghai

TOKYO (Feb 21): Benchmark Tokyo rubber futures ended down 1% at a one-month low on Tuesday, losing for a fifth straight session, pressured by...

Give India rubber a booster shot, manufacturers to Narendra Modi govt

Rubber manufacturing companies have called for a review of the government’s existing policy for the sector by giving thrust on indigenous production. The industry body...

Yokohama Rubber forecasts higher 2017 op profit despite soaring rubber prices

Feb 20 Yokohama Rubber Co Ltd, Japan's third-biggest tyre maker, on Monday forecast a 12 percent increase in 2017 operating profit despite soaring prices...

Tight supply boosts CFR China, FOB Korea propylene to 22-month high

The FOB Korea marker in the propylene market hit a 22-month high Thursday, as the marker was assessed at $1,000/mt. The last time the marker...

TOCOM rubber plunges in line with Shanghai as supply worries ease

TOKYO (Feb 17): Benchmark Tokyo rubber futures extended declines on Friday to close 6.3% lower, in line with Shanghai futures, as supply worries continued...

Samsung chief Lee arrested in corruption investigation

By Hyunjoo JinSEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Group chief Jay Y. Lee was arrested early on Friday over his alleged role in a corruption scandal...

TOCOM rubber ends down on profit-taking, tracking Shanghai futures

TOKYO (Feb 15): Benchmark Tokyo rubber futures ended down on Wednesday as investors locked in profits from recent gains, taking a cue from weak...

Sumitomo Rubber says rising raw material prices to hit 2017 earnings

Feb 14 Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd said surging cost of raw materials would likely impact earnings in 2017, as Japan's second-largest tyre maker forecast...

TOCOM rubber extends gains on firm Shanghai

TOKYO (Feb 14): Benchmark Tokyo rubber futures hit a near two-week high on Tuesday, stretching gains into a third straight session, on the back...

TOCOM rubber hits near 2-week high on Shanghai gains

TOKYO (Feb 13): Benchmark Tokyo rubber futures hit their highest in nearly two weeks on Monday, as sharp gains in Shanghai futures and a...

EU finance chief says UK faces disruption after Brexit

By Huw JonesLONDON (Reuters) - Britain is likely to face some economic disruption and worse trading terms if it loses access to the European...

Northeast Asia-Southeast Asia ethylene price spread hits record high

The spread between Northeast Asia and Southeast Asia ethylene prices widened $30/mt day on day to hit a record high of plus $175/mt Wednesday,...