Malaysian palm oil fee hits 3-month low on India demand concerns

Malaysian palm oil fee hits 3-month low on India demand concerns

by admin- Thursday, March 14th, 2019 08:25:03 AM

Malaysian palm oil futures slid for a 6th consecutive session on Wednesday to their lowest in three months on stress from expectations of decrease demand in top importer India and growing domestic manufacturing.

The benchmark third-month palm oil agreement at the Bursa Malaysia Derivatives Exchange finished down 1.3 percent at 2,089 ringgit a tonne. Earlier inside the session, the market hit its weakest in view that mid-December at 2,070 ringgit a tonne.

“There is communicate amongst buyers that palm oil is bWorld palm oil demand can also suffer its first contraction in many years during the 2019/20 crop yr due to rising domestic oilseed elements in India and slowing demand in Europe and China, enterprise individuals told Reuters.Eing offered in India at below the market price from antique stocks,” a Kuala Lumpur-based trader said.

“This might have an effect on call for.”

However, top analysts painted a bullish photo at remaining week’s key conference in Kuala Lumpur.

Malaysian palm oil futures are set to alternate between 2,350 ringgit and 2,450 ringgit a tonne in four to six months, leading industry analyst Thomas Mielke said.

On the technical front, palm oil can also check assist at 2,094 ringgit, as indicated with the aid of its wave sample and retracement evaluation, consistent with Wang Tao, a Reuters market analyst for commodities and power.

In related oils, Chicago soybean oil changed into down 0.4 percent and the most-energetic soyoil agreement on the Dalian Commodity Exchange fell 1.3 percentage. – Reuters

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