ERJ staff report (DS)
Tokyo -- Prices on Tokyo's rubber exchanges eased slightly overnight on profit-taking.
On Tokyo's Tocom Exchange, prices for the six-month contract closed down by yen 2 at yen 459 ($5.39) per kg on Wednesday 6 April. Short-dated contracts were much more expensive, at yen 475 ($5.58)/kg.
In Singapore, Sicom said short-dated RSS3 prices shot up by $0.13 at around $6.06 on thin trading. Short-dated TSR 20 closed unchanged at $5.21
India's NMCE prices also moved down slightly, with April deliveries finishing at around Rs 241 ($5.45) per kilo.
Shanghai's Futures exchange saw prices up again with April deliveries finishing at around Yuan 38.9 ($5.94) per kilo, although longer-dated contracts were significantly lower.
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