mixed yesterday as players remained on the sidelines ahead of the
extended weekend, dealers said.
They believed prices would rise after the Chinese New Year holiday
due to expectations of lower production and stock level for February.
At the close, February 2010 declined RM16 to RM2,575 per tonne,
March 2010 was unchanged at RM2,586 per tonne, April fell RM1 to RM2,579
per tonne and May rose RM2 to RM2,580 per tonne.
Turnover dropped to 8,789 lots from 12,763 lots the previous day while
open interest increased to 78,551 contracts from 77,624 contracts.
On the physical market, February South finished RM10 lower at
RM2,590 per tonne from RM2,600 per tonne.
Source : Business Times