Palm oil futures in Malaysia advanced for a fourth day. The contract for February delivery gained as much as 1.6 percent to 3,540 ringgit ($1,125) a metric ton, the highest price for a most-active contract since July 2008. It traded at 3,524 ringgit at 10:37 a.m. local time.
To contact the reporter on this story: Luzi Ann Javier in Singapore at firstname.lastname@example.org
To contact the editor responsible for this story: Matthew Oakley at email@example.com