Asian Rubber Prices End Mostly Lower

By Vibhuti Agarwal Features Dow Jones Newswires

Asian rubber prices ended mostly lower Wednesday, led by slight losses in Shanghai rubber futures.

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The Shanghai market was quiet with thin trading due to lack of catalysts, traders said.

The most-active rubber contract on the Shanghai futures exchange for September delivery fell 40 yuan to settle at 15,145 yuan a ton.

The Tokyo Commodity Exchange will remain closed for three days due to public holidays.

Asian Rubber Futures

May 02 Change from previous close

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Tocom Oct RSS3 CLOSED ---

Shanghai Sep SCR5 CNY15,145/ton Down CNY40

Sicom Jun RSS3 224.0 US cents/Kg Up 0.6 US cents

Sicom Sep TSR20 163.9 US cents/Kg Down 0.5 US cents

USS Jun THB71.28-THB71.92/Kg THB71.09-THB71.82/Kg

Write to Vibhuti Agarwal at vibhuti.agarwal@wsj.com

(END) Dow Jones Newswires

May 03, 2017 09:26 ET (13:26 GMT)