KOTTAYAM, DECEMBER 19
Spot rubber was steady on Wednesday. RSS 4 continued to rule unchanged at ₹124 a kg, according to traders and the Rubber Board. The market lost its initial strength during the latter half of the trading session possibly on profit booking at higher levels. January futures declined to ₹126.72 (127.56) on the Indian Commodity Exchange (ICEX). RSS 3 (spot) declined to ₹103.91 (104.73) a kg at Bangkok. December futures slid to ₹93.42 (93.89) a kg on the Tokyo Commodity Exchange (TOCOM). Spot rubber rates (₹/kg) : RSS-4: 124 (124); RSS-5: 120 (120); ISNR 20: 114.50 (114.50) and Latex (60% drc): 91 (91).