29 October 2012 04:00 [Source: ICIS news]
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CRUDE: WTI Dec $85.92/bbl, down 36 cents; BRENT Dec $109.30/bbl, down 25 cents
Crude futures fell in the morning, because of a firmer US dollar and news that refineries on the east coast of the
NAPHTHA: $948.50-951.50/tonne CFR
Open-spec prices for the first half of December contracts rose in the morning, as demand for petrochemical feedstock outpaced supply.
BENZENE: $1,275-1,302/tonne FOB
Prices were largely stable, because of limited discussions heard at Friday’s assessed price range. Offers for December-loading lots were at $1,285-1,290/tonne FOB
TOLUENE: $1,195-1,215/tonne FOB
Discussions for November-loading spot cargoes were limited. Bids for December-loading lots were heard at $1,195/tonne FOB
ETHYLENE: $1,340-1,370/tonne CFR NE Asia, stable
Firm offers and bids were scarce, as traders and buyers adopt a wait-and-see stance for a clearer price direction.
PROPYLENE: $1,350-1,360/tonne CFR NE Asia, stable
Buying ideas remained at $1,350/tonne CFR NE Asia or below against few buying ideas heard in the morning.
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