mostly lower yesterday on lack of fresh leads, dealers said.
investors remained sidelined, awaiting the release of May’s palm oil
exports figures, before taking up fresh positions.
surveyors, Intertek Testing Services (ITS) and Societe Generale de
Surveillance (SGS), are expected to announce Malaysia’s palm oil offtake
for the first 20 days of May, today.
Meanwhile, traders pegged support for the spot month at RM2,400 per
tonne although the market traded sideways today with no clear direction,
one dealer said.
At close, June rose RM2 to RM2,472 per tonne,
July declined RM4 to RM2,451, August eased RM10 to RM2,435 and September
slipped RM7 to RM2,424.
Turnover, however, increased to 10,979
lots from 8,611 lots Tuesday while open interest rose to 65,043
contracts from 64,417 contracts previously.
On the physical
market, April South added RM10 to RM2,520 per tonne.
Source : Business Times