Indian tyre stocks gain on strengthening rupee

Strengthening rupee against dollar, falling crude oil prices, easing trade tensions between the US and China etc boosted the market sentiments and led to a 4-15% surge in the stocks of the Indian tyre majors during the October 16, 2018 – December 14, 2018...

TOCOM lists TSR futures contracts

The Tokyo Commodity Exchange, Inc. (TOCOM) listed their new Technically Specified Rubber (TSR) futures contracts on October 9, 2018 after receiving regulatory approval from the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries and the Minister of Economy, Trade and...

Downtrend continues in natural rubber market

Indian and international rubber prices showed a downtrend in the week starting September 3, 2018. The price of RSS4 in the Indian market which stood at Rs134 a kg on September 3 declined to Rs132.00 on September 8, according to Rubber Board data. ISNR 20 declined from...

Floods in Kerala lead to rise in Indian rubber prices

Rubber prices in India that have been remaining stable since the beginning of this year has suddenly surged by about 5% from the first week of August following disruption in rubber production caused by recent rains and floods in the state. The price of RSS4 in the...