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Asian Rubber Futures End Lower in Light Trade

by December 26, 2016 General

By Vibhuti AgarwalAsian rubber futures ended mostly lower Monday, with losses recorded in Tokyo and Shanghai market prices.Trading was thin after the Christmas holiday weekend, with many Asian-Pacific financial markets closed at the start of the week.Benchmark rubber for June delivery on the Tokyo Commodity Exchange ended down 10.7 yen at Y255.5 ($2.18) a kilogram.The most-active rubber contract on the Shanghai futures exchange for May delivery fell 651 yuan to settle at CNY18,000($2,590) a metric ton.The Singapore Exchange was closed Monday.
Asian Rubber Futures
Dec. 26 Change from previous close

Tocom May RSS3 Y255.5/Kg Down Y10.7/Kg
Shanghai May SCR5 CNY18,000/Ton Down CNY651/Ton
Sicom Jan RSS3 CLOSED —
Sicom Jan TSR20 CLOSED —
USS Dec THB71.80-THB72.43/Kg THB73.87-THB74.79/Kg Write to Vibhuti Agarwal at