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RUBBER-TOCOM ends down 1.5pc after four-session gains

Business Recorder - 3/3/2015 1:14:37 PM
Tokyo Commodity Exchange (TOCOM) futures, which set the tone for tyre rubber prices in Southeast Asia, had been previously buoyed by China's rate cut, a weaker yen and wintering in North Sumatra, a key rubber producing region in Indonesia, which tightens ...

India Rubber sector in dismay as Budget fails to address woes

Commodity Online - 3/3/2015 7:52:30 AM
NEW DELHI(Commodity Online): Arun ... According to a data from the Rubber Board, India's January rubber output fell to 60,000 tonnes owing to the farmers' apathy towards tapping on account of the low price regime. The consumption during the month rose ...

Rubber has resistance at Rs 12500/12600: Geofin Comtrade

Money Control - 3/3/2015 9:54:11 AM
On NMCE, the commodity ended one per cent lower while in the physical ... However, lean production season in the major rubber growing belt in Asia is likely to cushion the falling prices. RUBBER Mar NMCE With the breach of consolidation range support ...

As rubber prices fall, a dour Chinese New Year for some

The Malaysian Insider - 2/19/2015 9:54:06 AM
They did not. It is unlikely the rubber tapper from Jelebu, in Negri Sembilan, and his family will have meat for their celebrations, as they try to stretch every ringgit following the decline in commodity prices. In his 50s, Lan Siew told The Malaysian ...

Rubber prices rise following oil increments

European Rubber Journal - 2/17/2015 11:54:00 PM
London – Rubber prices were reported to be on the rise globally during the last trading week (9-13 February), thanks partly to a recent pick-up in crude oil prices. In its weekly report, India-based commodities trading company Geofin said that worries ...

Budget 2015 fails to erase rubber sector's woes

Economic Times - 3/3/2015 4:53:32 AM
KOCHI: With none of its grievances redressed in the Union Budget, the country's rubber sector is now back to square one — reeling under a price crash that has made survival for small plantations difficult. The finished rubber products segment ...

Natural rubber prices to reach $2.40 per kg in 2015: experts

Daily Mirror - 3/3/2015 5:22:10 AM
Over the past decade natural rubber prices have increased three to four fold, from less than $1 per kg to above $4.5. The elevated price volatility following the 2005-2008 commodity boom caused concern to both international organisations and policymakers.

Slack demand holds rubber steady

The Hindu Business Line - 2/27/2015 5:34:04 AM
The daily reference price for RSS 4 improved marginally to ₹140.40 ... March futures closed at ¥222.2 (₹115.49) on the Tokyo Commodity Exchange. Spot rubber rates (₹/kg): RSS-4: 130 (130); RSS-5: 110 (110); Ungraded: 100 (100); ISNR 20: 104 ...

Hard times mean modest Chinese New Year celebrations for rubber tappers

Catholic News Asia - 2/19/2015 5:36:24 AM
They did not. It is unlikely that the rubber tapper and his family — from Jelebu in Negri Sembilan — will have meat for their celebrations, as they try to stretch every ringgit following the decline in commodity prices. Lan Siew, who is in his 50s ...

Planters for hike in natural rubber import duty to 30%

Financial Express - 2/25/2015 10:40:05 PM
Meanwhile, India’s NR imports in January jumped 47 % from a year earlier to 30,441 tonnes as lower prices in world markets prompted tyre makers to increases overseas purchases, according to data from the state-run Rubber Board. The main concern for the ...

Rubber expected to trade slightly higher - 2/21/2015 4:29:36 AM
“As usual, the commodity is expected to track the futures prices of regional markets for fresh direction,” she said. For the holiday-shortened week, rubber prices were mixed amid lower crude oil prices and in the absence of fresh impetus. The market ...

RUBBER-Tokyo futures prices after evening session for Feb 18

Yahoo! India News - 2/18/2015 4:14:41 PM
The Tokyo Commodity Exchange launched a new trading platform on May 7 and added a night session between 0800 GMT and 1400 GMT. For rubber, the evening session is 0800-1000 GMT. * For previous rubber reports, click on For morning and afternoon prices at ...

RUBBER-TOCOM rises on Thailand's purchase plan, marks 3rd week of gains

Yahoo Finance - 2/20/2015 9:38:36 AM
The Tokyo Commodity Exchange (TOCOM) rubber contract forJuly delivery finished 1.5 percent, or 3.3yen, higher at 222.2 yen ($2) per kg. TOCOM futures, which set the tone for tyre rubber prices inSoutheast Asia, managed to gain 0.8 percent for the week.

Thailand Plans Aid to Rubber Farmers as Prices Fall

Wall Street Journal - 10/16/2014 9:13:15 PM
rubber industry data showed. The issue of intervention to protect commodity prices is sensitive in Thailand, with a now-defunct rice subsidy program having contributed to the ouster of the previous government in May. State-run Bank of Agriculture and ...

Toyota, Nissan Seen Boosting Profits on Commodity Prices

Bloomberg - 1/28/2015 10:44:39 PM
(Bloomberg) -- Toyota Motor Corp. and Nissan Motor Co. are benefiting from a decline in the price of commodities like steel and rubber, which will make it cheaper to produce new cars and give an extra boost to profits. Seven analysts who cover the industry ...