30 June 2009 11:00 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS news)--Here is Tuesday’s end of day Asian oil and chemical market summary from ICIS pricing.
CRUDE: Aug WTI $72.16/bbl up 67 cents Aug BRENT $71.74/bbl up 67 cents/bbl
Crude futures strengthened on Tuesday afternoon, after hitting new eight month highs earlier in session. Unrest in ?xml:namespace>
NAPHTHA: Asian naphtha prices closed $33/tonne higher Tuesday. First half August price indications were pegged at $643.50-644.50/tonne CFR (cost and freight) Japan, second half August at $637.50-638.50/tonne CFR Japan and first half September at $633.00-634.00/tonne CFR Japan.
BENZENE: Prices firmed further in the afternoon with a deal heard for any August loading at $825/tonne FOB (free on board)
TOLUENE: Prices edged lower to $775-785/tonne FOB
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