07 September 2012 11:00 [Source: ICIS news]
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CRUDE: WTI Oct $95.83/bbl, up 30 cents; BRENT Oct $113.85/bbl, up 36 cents
Crude prices strengthened on Friday afternoon, recovering ground lost during the morning. Prices were buoyed by a softer US dollar and ahead of the release of a key
NAPHTHA: $999.50-1001.50/tonne CFR
Open-spec prices for the second-half October contract rose during the afternoon session on Friday on the back of a rebound in Brent crude futures. The spread between the first half of November and the second half of November contracts was done at $7.50/tonne between seller Glencore and buyer BP.
BENZENE: $1,215-1,225/tonne FOB
Prices continued to rise on the back of firmer crude futures. A deal was fixed for an October-loading lot at $1,220/tonne FOB
TOLUENE: $1,155-1,170/tonne FOB
Prices remained stable amid range-bound discussion levels. October-loading lots were offered at $1,170/tonne FOB
ETHYLENE: $1,300-1,350/tonne CFR NE Asia, down $20/tonne on low end
Discussions were ongoing to sell a 3,000 tonne northeast
PROPYLENE: $1,370-1,400/tonne CFR NE Asia, down by $20/tonne
Two deals for October shipment were fixed at $1,370-1,380/tonne CFR China. An end-user bought a cargo at $1,395/tonne CFR China
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