02 April 2009 11:00 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS news)--Here is Thursday’s end of day Asian oil and chemical market summary from ICIS pricing.
CRUDE: May WTI $50.85/bbl up $2.46 May BRENT $51.01/bbl up $2.57/bbl
Crude futures surged on Thursday pushing back above $51/bbl amid strong gains in European and Asian stock markets and more positive economic news from the ?xml:namespace>
NAPHTHA: Asian naphtha prices closed firmer Thursday. Second half May price indications were pegged at $450.00-451.00/tonne CFR (cost and freight) Japan, first half June at $442.00-443.00/tonne CFR Japan and second half June at $435.00-436.00/tonne CFR Japan.
BENZENE: Prices were stable-to-weak at $565-580/tonne FOB
TOLUENE: Prices edged higher to $580-590/tonne FOB
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