TOKYO—Natural rubber futures closed the week ending July 7 slightly higher across all major Far East exchanges, according to the Japanese Stock Exchange JPX.
NR futures slightly higher amid 'robust trading activity'
OSE rubber futures (RSS3) for December delivery closed unchanged, accompanied by a 50-percent surge in trading volume from the previous week.
Despite the prices trading within a narrow range, JPX noted, the market witnessed active trading, with volume surging by over 6,000 contracts.
In China the SHFE most active contract for September delivery gained 3.8 percent while INE reported a 1.1-percent growth, according to JPX, which linked the gains to "robust trading activity and increased speculative buying interest" in China.
In Singapore, SICOM futures (TSR20) for September delivery closed slightly higher in active transactions.
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