ERJ staff report (DS)
London - Rubber prices in remained weak on Thursday 16 August, but did not continue the rapid fall of recent days. On Tokyo's Tocom Exchange, prices for the six-month contract were up 7 at just under yen 216 ($2.73). Shorter-dated prices recovered above yen 200 to trade around yen 207 toward the end of Thursday's evening session.
In Singapore, the February 2013 TSR20 contract on SGX was trading down slightly at $2.45; September 2012 prices rose by 6 cents, to trade around $2.46 toward the end of the Thursday evening session.
In India, NMCE said September prices closed down 1 at Rs 163 ($2.92). October prices closed at just over Rs 161.
In China the Shanghai Futures Exchange contract for August recovered by a fraction of a yuan at Yuan 21.6 ($3.39) per kilo on Thursday. September prices rose marginally to close at yuan 21.5.
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Rubber prices on Tocom (Tokyo)
Prices on SGX (Singapore) (select rubber in the drop-down listing)
Rubber prices on NMCE (India)
Rubber prices on SFE (Shanghai)
Market Watch (6 - 10 August 2012) from IRCo
Daily report on Natural Rubber: 14 August 2012 from Geojit Comtrade Limited (India)
International Rubber Prices 16 August 2012 from Geojit Comtrade Limited (India)
VNB Blog (Vietnam)
Asian physical rubber prices - August 16
Reuters via Yahoo (Thailand)
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