SICOM rubber factors to watch for Thursday, September 14

Rubber bicycle tyre in Singapore’s Paya Lebar neighborhood; taken September 2018.Rubber bicycle tyre in Singapore’s Paya Lebar neighborhood; taken September 2018.

* – The SICOM front-month October contract ended 0.7 cent higher at 133.3 U.S. cents.

* – TOCOM February delivery rubber futures rose 0.3 yen to 167.6 yen (US$1.50) per kg.

* – The market is on the lookout for any signs Thailand may move to reduce rubber stocks and the details on a reported move by the U.S. and China to head back to negotiations over trade.