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Tokyo futures up on easing yen, but gains capped by weaker oil BANGKOK: Tokyo rubber futures ended higher on Monday on the back of the easing Japanese yen, but weaker oil prices and rising rubber stocks in China weighed on the market, dealers said.The Tokyo Commodity Exchange rubber contract for January delivery rose 0.5 yen to settle at 206.5 yen ($2.03)per kg."Investors took to speculative buying after they saw the yen rise. However, TOCOM prices were still weighed by falling oil and rising rubber stocks in China," said a Bangkok-based dealer.The U.S. dollar hovered near six-month high against a basket of major currencies on Monday, being traded at 101.81 yen.Rubber inventories in warehouses monitored by the Shanghai Futures Exchange rose 0.2 percent from last Friday, according to the exchange.Brent crude slipped near $108 a barrel on Monday as fighting between Israel and Hamas Islamist militants subsided in Gaza, but some analysts said falls may be limited.The most-active rubber contract on the Shanghai ...

Nippon Steel's Nagoya plant suffers 4th power outage in 7 months TOKYO: Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp said its Nagoya steel plant suffered another power failure on Sunday, the second in about a month and the fourth this year, causing a release of smoke from coke ovens in a process to burn off gas. The plant in central Japan began gradually resuming operations from Sunday evening after the power outage early in the morning led to a shutdown of most of its main units and ...
Soybeans rise 1pc, corn up for 2nd day on demand hopes SINGAPORE: US soybeans jumped 1 percent on Monday, rising for three out of the past four sessions, on expectations of strong demand following a steep decline in prices, while corn gained for a second consecutive session. Wheat edged higher, building on Friday's 1.7 percent rally although gains were capped by prospects of ample global supplies. Chicago Board Of Trade November soybeans rose 1 percent to $10.93-3/4 a bushel by 0207 GMT and December corn added ...
Gold slips on stronger dollar, but holds above $1,300 SINGAPORE: Gold slipped on Monday due to a stronger dollar but was supported near $1,300 an ounce as its safe-haven appeal rose due to heightened tensions between the West and Russia, and violence in the Middle East.Trading during Asian hours was thin as investors were eyeing the Federal Reserve's policy meet and major US data releases later in the week to gauge the strength of the economy and the outlook for the central bank's monetary ...
Corn set for 5th weekly loss on supply pressure PARIS/SINGAPORE: Chicago corn futures edged lower on Friday to stay on course for a fifth consecutive weekly loss as expectations of record yields in this autumn's US harvest maintained a bearish mood in the market.Soybeans eased after rallying in the previous session on bigger-than-expected weekly exports and concerns about dry weather in parts of the US Midwest, while wheat was little changed, holding near contract lows in Chicago as harvest progress in the northern hemisphere ...
NY cocoa to retest resistance at $3,227 SINGAPORE: New York September cocoa may retest a resistance at $3,227 per tonne, as it seems to have a found a support around $3,186. The support and the resistance are respectively at the 123.6 percent and the 161.8 percent Fibonacci projection levels of an upward wave c that developed from the July 16 low of $3,051. The drop from the July 24 high of $3,234 has been classified as a correction against the preceding uptrend. ...
Vietnam's July coffee exports dip 6.3 to 85,000 tonnes HANOI: Vietnam, the world's largest robusta producer, exported an estimated 85,000 tonnes (1.42 million bags) of coffee in July, 6.3 percent lower than a year ago, the government said on Friday, below market expectations. June coffee exports were revised down to 108,100 tonnes, from 110,000 tonnes in an earlier estimate, the General Statistics Office said in its monthly report. The estimated volume this month brought the country's shipment in the October 2013-July 2014 period to ...


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