SLIGHT BREATHER IN NR MARKET

By A.Saj Mathews There are signs of a slight breather in the ailing natural rubber market thanks to a revival in the Chinese demand, upward trend in crude oil price, appreciation of US dollar etc. Meanwhile, in the Indian context, demonetisation policy of the...

NR prices rebounds amid Thai floods

  Natural rubber (NR) prices in India jumped to a two-and-a-half-year high last weekend on limited supplies and tracking gains in overseas markets due to supply disruptions in top producer Thailand, according to reports. In the last weekend the spot price of the...

Demonitisation impacts stocks of tyre majors

Demonitisation of high-value currency notes by India Government, repo rate cut by Reserve Bank of India, US Presidential election results, unimpressive corporate results etc dampened the sentiments on the bourses The demonetisation has made an impact on the bourses...

Global rubber economy eludes right forecast

By Dr.Louis Rumao Uncertain world economy, unstable oil market, volatility in major currencies etc make forecasting global rubber economy a real challenge With rising automotive sales, growing population, increasing disposable income and rising urbanization,...

TRUMP EFFECT VOLATILIZES THE MARKET

Diogo Esperante The sudden volatility in natural rubber prices in the Brazilian market is unequivocally linked to the elections results in North America The last few weeks of November natural rubber surprised us all with a strong rally. This sudden volatility is a...

Tyre stocks gain on falling input costs

By Sharad Matade Despite volatility on the bourses, shares of most tyre companies performed well mainly on account of the continued fall in rubber prices Taking a cue from the plunging raw material prices, many tyre companies’ stocks managed to perform well despite...