Crude palm oil (CPO) futures on Bursa Malaysia Derivatives are expected
to trade rangebound next week with market sentiment remaining uncertain,
They said prices are expected to consolidate further after the
recent sharp decline.
“CPO prices are likely to trade between RM2,400 per tonne and
RM2,500 per tonne next week,” a dealer said.
He said the market would also continue to track the movements of the
crude oil and soyaoil prices.
The CPO futures market will be closed on Monday due to the Federal
Territory Day celebration.
On a Friday-to-Friday basis, February 2010 edged up RM1 to RM2,450
per tonne while March 2010 declined RM11 to RM2,445 per tonne.
April 2010 lost RM10 to RM2,445 per tonne and May 2010 fell RM11 to
RM2,441 per tonne.
The week’s turnover declined to 85,667 lots from 97,631 lots last
Friday while open interest increased to 75,930 contracts from 75,539
On the physical market, February South stood at RM2,470 per tonne.
Source : Business Times