SICOM rubber factors to watch for Tuesday, September 4

Rubber car tyre; taken September 2018Car tyre; taken September 2018

* – The SICOM front-month contract for October settled down 2.7 cents to 130.7 U.S. cents per kg.

* – TOCOM February delivery rubber futures finished 4.6 yen lower at 169.1 yen (US$1.52) per kg, after touching 168.6 yen earlier in the session, the lowest since Aug. 2

* – Growing Shanghai rubber stocks remain the focus with demand by tire makers a key variable.