15 October 2012 05:00 [Source: ICIS news]
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CRUDE: WTI NOV $91.07/bbl, down 79 cents; BRENT NOV $114.07/bbl, down 55 cents
Crude futures declined on Monday morning, undermined by a stronger US dollar and concerns over the health of the European and US economies. Downward pressure was limited by Middle East tensions and improved economic data from
NAPHTHA: $975.50-978.50/tonne CFR
Open-spec prices for the second-half November contract fell in the morning, in tandem with losses in global crude futures.
BENZENE: $1,255-1,270/tonne FOB
Benzene prices were assessed as stable amid limited discussions for prompt and November-loading cargoes. Meanwhile, December-loading cargoes were offered at $1,235-1,240/tonne FOB
TOLUENE: $1,220-1,240/tonne FOB
Price indications were at within the assessed price range. A sole bid for first-half November-loading lots was at $1,220/tonne FOB
ETHYLENE: $1,300-1,350/tonne CFR NE Asia, stable
Selling notions for November-loading cargoes were reiterated at $1,270-1,280/tonne FOB
PROPYLENE: $1,300-1,350/tonne CFR NE Asia, stable
Selling ideas remained at around $1,350/tonne CFR NE Asia against buying ideas capped at $1,300/tonne CFR NE Asia.
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