Rubber prices close mixed on mild demand
Malaysian rubber prices closed mixed today on mild demand for the commodity, dealers said.
They said strengthening of the ringgit against the US dollar also affected prices at the local rubber market.
At noon, the Malaysian Rubber Board's official physical price for tyre-grade SMR 20 fell two sen to close at 805.5 sen per kg while latex-in-bulk gained one sen to 569.5 sen per kg.
The unofficial closing price for tyre-grade SMR 20 fell four sen to 802 sen per kg while latex-in-bulk added one sen to 570 sen per kg.-- Bernama