NOON SNAPSHOT Europe Markets Summary

26 September 2013 12:00  [Source: ICIS news]

LONDON (ICIS)--Here is Thursday’s midday European oil and chemical market summary from ICIS.

CRUDE: November WTI: $102.74/bbl, up 8 cents/bbl. November BRENT: $108.67/bbl, up 35 cents/bbl
NYMEX WTI crude oil futures gained a few cents on Thursday with the US congress expected to pass a resolution to continue funding the country's government until mid-November.

NAPHTHA: $899-900/tonne, down $5/tonne
The cargo range was assessed down from Wednesday evening on a fall in ICE Brent crude oil futures. October swaps were assessed at $898-900/tonne.

BENZENE: $1,245-1,255/tonne, bids down $5/tonne
European spot bids eased for October. Traders said the market was very quiet and no deals were done. November and December benzene was offered at $1,255/tonne, but no corresponding bids were seen.

STYRENE: $1,710-1,740/tonne, range narrows
Traders said the lack of market activity made the pegging of an October and November price range difficult. No November numbers were discussed.

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By: Staff Reporter
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