11 October 2012 11:00 [Source: ICIS news]
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CRUDE: WTI Nov $91.80/bbl, up 55 cents; BRENT Nov $115.00/bb, up 67 cents
Crude futures climbed on Thursday afternoon supported by a weaker US dollar and supply concerns arising from the tensions in the
NAPHTHA: $988.50-990.50/tonne CFR
Open-spec prices for the second-half November contract rose in the afternoon, tracking firmer crude futures. A second-half December cargo was traded at $975/tonne CFR Japan, while the spread between first-half December and first-half March contracts were traded at $34/tonne in backwardation.
BENZENE: $1,255-1,270/tonne FOB
Prices rose on the back of higher crude values, along with strong prices in the
TOLUENE: $1,215-1,230/tonne FOB
Prices were assessed stable amid discussions within the published price range. A bid for November-loading lots was at $1,215/tonne FOB
ETHYLENE: $1,300-1,350/tonne CFR NE Asia, unchanged
Discussions remained sporadic on Thursday as customers reiterated that they had little or no spot requirements. Selling indications for November-loading cargoes were rolled over at $1,350-1,390tonne CFR NE Asia levels, against most buying ideas at $1,300/tonne CFR NE Asia.
PROPYLENE: $1,330-1,350/tonne CFR NE Asia, down $10/tonne
Propylene prices in northeast
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