28 August 2012 10:59 [Source: ICIS news]
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CRUDE: Oct WTI $96.16/bbl, up 69 cent/bbl ; Oct BRENT $112.48/bbl, up 22 cents/bbl
Crude futures firmed in afternoon trade, buoyed by a sharp fall in the US dollar and supply worries – which were heightened by disruption to
NAPHTHA: $972.50-974.50/tonne CFR
Open-spec prices for the first-half October contract rose at the lower end of the range the afternoon session, as Brent crude futures were largely stable at above $112/bbl. There were no physical naphtha trades.
BENZENE: $1,170-1,180/tonne FOB
A deal was concluded for a November-loading cargo at $1,151/tonne FOB
TOLUENE: $1,130-1,145/tonne FOB
A sole offer for a September-shipment lot emerged at $1,135/tonne FOB
ETHYLENE: $1,300-1,340/tonne CFR NE Asia, stable
Buying ideas in
PROPYLENE: $1,390-1,410/tonne CFR NE Asia, steady
Selling ideas for second-half September/early October-arrival cargoes were at $1,420-1,430/tonne CFR NE Asia, while buying ideas remained at below $1,400/tonne CFR NE Asia. A deal for first-half October arrival was sold at $1,390/tonne CFR China.
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