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LLDPE prices in the US drift lower

LLDPE spot export prices drifted lower in the US this week.

The price fall was attributed to softer upstream energy values, a fall in feedstock ethylene rates and bearish cues emerging out of Asia. 83 more words

Propylene contract price settles for August in Europe

According to a source in Europe, the propylene contract price was reported fully settled for the month of August.

The source said, ” the contract price for propylene was fully settled at the Euro 930/mt FD North West Europe mark. 11 more words

Ethylene prices in Asia drift lower on Thursday

Ethylene prices tumbled in Asia on Thursday. The price fall was triggered by weaker upstream crude and naphtha values and dull regional buying sentiments.

Reports of sufficient product avails coupled with weaker derivatives demand and pricing trends, together supported the price drop. 133 more words

Friday Update - Opportunities and Unaligned Trades

On this website, Jack and I attempt to position what we call “aligned trades” – or more simply put, when everything lines up (price, structure and time) you have an edge and a heck of a trade. 314 more words


US Q2 GDP: market’s glass half full view bodes well for USD strength

Today’s Q2 US GDP data were positively received by the market – EURUSD fell to around 1.09 in the hours after the release (although it subsequently bounced back a little). 939 more words

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Shorted AUD/USD last week

Had been looking for ways of doing this without excessive leverage but enough to make it interesting. The ETF mentioned earlier didn’t cut it and I wanted a bit more than some ASX listed warrants. 142 more words