26 October 2012 11:00 [Source: ICIS news]
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CRUDE: Dec WTI $85.34/bbl, down 71 cents/bbl; Dec BRENT $107.92/bbl, down 57 cents/bbl
Crude futures continued to trade below the previous session's close in afternoon trade, ahead of the release of US’ key economic data later in the day.
NAPHTHA: No trades done as the
BENZENE: $1,282-1,302/tonne FOB
Discussions for November- and December-loading lots were limited, with a sole bid for December-loading lot at $1,270/tonne FOB
TOLUENE: $1,206-1,215/tonne FOB
Spot discussions for November- and December-loading cargoes were scarce. A bid for November-loading parcel was at $1,210/tonne FOB
ETHYLENE: $1,340-1,370/tonne CFR NE Asia, steady
Trades were thin, with buyers adopting a wait-and-see stance following recent declines in crude and naphtha values. Selling indications were reiterated in the high-$1,300/tonne CFR NE Asia levels amid a quiet market.
PROPYLENE: $1,350-1,360/tonne CFR NE Asia, stable
Selling ideas hovered at $1,360-1,380/tonne CFR NE Asia, while buying ideas were capped at $1,350/tonne CFR NE Asia.
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