HOUSTON (ICIS)--Americas evening snapshot Monday 11 February 2019.
|Gasoline - RBOB March||1.4192||1.4464||-0.0272|
|Natural Gas March||2.642||2.583||0.059|
CRUDE: Down in the absence of upbeat news. A strong dollar and uncertainties surrounding progress in US/China trade negotiations pressured the complex.
GASOLINE: Down, tracking lower crude.
NATURAL GAS: Up slightly as late-winter cold spell could bring storage lower.
ETHANE: Flat, after slight gain earlier in the session on front-month buying.
PROPANE: Up slightly after trading lower earlier in the session on falling crude.
BENZENE: Slightly higher amid tightening supply.
TOLUENE & MX: Mixed amid lower crude, tightening supply.
ETHYLENE: Steady in a quiet market.
PROPYLENE: Steady in a balanced market.
The snapshot is compared to the previous evening. Chemicals prices are the mid-point of a range. (Crude $/bbl; gasoline $/gal; natural gas $/MMBtu; ethane and propane, cents/gal; aromatics $/gal; olefins, cents/lb)