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TOCOM rubber rises on firm oil, Shanghai futures

TOKYO (June 26): Benchmark Tokyo rubber futures gained 0.4% on Monday, as firm oil prices and a rise in Shanghai futures provided support. Tokyo Commodity...

European orthoxylene tight against expectations, arbitrage open from Asia and US

Orthoxylene supply in Europe has remained tight this week against expectations it would ease following the recent restarts of two large capacity plants, sources...

TOCOM rubber snaps losing streak; weak oil caps gains

TOKYO (June 22): Benchmark Tokyo rubber futures snapped a three-day losing streak on Thursday, but gains were limited as Shanghai futures erased early gains...

Asia petrochemicals outlook: w/c June 19

Eyes on Asia's petrochemical markets this week remain focused on Qatar's diplomatic crisis, as well as potential antidumping duties being slapped on major aromatics...

China polypropylene prices may rebound in Q4 on startup delays in...

China's overall 2017 polypropylene demand is about 23.7 million, up a healthy 1.2 million from last year, according to S&P Global Platts Analytics, while...

TOCOM rubber hits 7-month low on strong yen

TOKYO (June 6): Benchmark Tokyo rubber futures hit a seven-month low on Tuesday, coming under pressure from the yen's advance to a six-week high...

TOCOM rubber drops for 5th session; hits 7-month low

TOKYO (June 5): Benchmark Tokyo rubber futures fell for a fifth straight session on Monday after earlier hitting a seven-month low as the yen...

US June benzene contracts settle at $2.70-$2.71/gal split: sources

US June benzene contract prices settled Wednesday at a $2.70-$2.71/gal split, sources said Wednesday. Contracts saw little volatility as Phillips 66 settled contracts 1 cent...

TOCOM rubber drops to 3-week low as investors unwind positions

TOKYO (May 30): Benchmark Tokyo rubber futures dropped to a 3-week low on Tuesday as investors unwound positions, especially for the nearest-month contract, but...

TOCOM rubber extends falls tracking Shanghai

TOKYO (May 25): Benchmark Tokyo rubber futures extended declines into a second session on Thursday, tracking weak Shanghai counterparts as the yuan jumped to...

TOCOM rubber follows Shanghai lower after China downgrade

TOKYO (May 24): Benchmark Tokyo rubber futures erased early gains to close lower on Wednesday, tracking sharp falls in Shanghai futures after Moody's Investors...

TOCOM rubber extends gains on firm oil prices

TOKYO (May 22): Benchmark Tokyo rubber futures extended gains into a second session on Monday, getting support from firm oil prices amid growing expectations...

Malaysia: Rubber glove exports at RM4bil and set to grow

TELUK INTAN: Malaysian rubber gloves are highly sought after by many countries and for the first quarter of 2017, the country exported more than...

Asia butadiene may track slump in Chinese domestic market

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Spot butadiene (BD) prices in Asia may continue to fall, dragged down by the slump in China’s domestic market, industry sources said on...

TOCOM rubber erases gains as Shanghai hits new 8-month low

TOKYO (May 10): Benchmark Tokyo rubber futures erased early gains on Wednesday to end nearly flat after Shanghai futures hit a new eight-month low...