09 October 2012 11:00 [Source: ICIS news]
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CRUDE: WTI Nov $89.77/bbl, up 44 cents; BRENT Nov $112.44/bbl, up 62 cents
Crude futures continued to trade above the previous session close on Tuesday afternoon, buoyed by heightened tensions in the Middle East between
NAPHTHA: $964-966/tonne CFR Japan, down $5-6/tonne
Open-spec prices for the second-half November contract weakened in the afternoon following a physical trade. Shell bought the spread between the second half of November and the first half of December contracts from Glencore at a backwardation of $6.00/tonne.
BENZENE: $1,250-1,260/tonne FOB
Prices were assessed unchanged to reflect the bids and offers heard within the assessed range. Bids for November-loading lots were stable from the morning at $1,245/tonne FOB
TOLUENE: $1,200-1,220/tonne FOB
Prices were assessed as higher on the back of higher crude futures and persistently short supply of cargoes in the market. A bid for a November-loading lot was at $1,198/tonne FOB
ETHYLENE: $1,300-1,350/tonne CFR NE Asia, unchanged
The spot prices of ethylene in
PROPYLENE: $1,320-1,340/tonne CFR NE Asia, down $10/tonne
Propylene prices in northeast
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