30 August 2013 16:47 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS)--The September benzene contract settled at $4.40/gal ($1,317/tonne, €1,001/tonne) on Friday for a 23 cent/gal gain from August, following the recent run up in spot prices ahead of turnarounds in September and October, sources said.
The September settlement, which was the second consecutive monthly increase, was also in line with market expectations from earlier in the week.
($1 = €0.76)
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