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Sunday, June 23, 2002
Agri Prices (June 22)
Sugar S-301340 (1330)
Palm Oil (10 kg)350 (351)
Groundnut oil ready425 (427)
Coconut oil ready4600 (4520)
Pepper garbled (ready)8000 (8100)

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Govt sees hope in rising rubber prices
THE recent spurt in the prices of natural rubber (NR) in the face of the overall persistent fall in primary products prices the world over, appears to be "a bright ray of hope'' for rubber growers in countries such as India, Malaysia, Indonesia ... More


Malaysia palm oil seen range-bound
CRUDE palm oil futures on the Malaysian Derivatives exchange, or MDEX, closed lower on Friday in choppy trade with the market seeking fresh direction after the recent volatility in prices, which took it to yearly highs. Prices could remain ... More


Is the glitter for real?
AS GOLD prices in the international markets sailed past the three-year high of $326 per troy ounce early this month, the event divided investors into two warring camps. On the one hand are the inveterate gold enthusiasts cheering the "second ... More

Catch-22 for Indian investors
GOLD prices and the US dollar have for long competed as alternative investment avenues for institutional investors and speculators. Almost for a decade now, investors have shunned gold to pour money into foreign currency assets, mainly the US ... More


Another rice barter deal with Manila
THE country's counter-trade (barter) policy is on a fast track. Counter-trade with countries especially in South-East Asia seems to be latest trend. After signing such deals with Malaysia and Indonesia, India has won a big deal with the ... More


Global coffee supplies seen up
BUOYED by an unprecedented rise in Brazil's contribution, world coffee production in 2002-03 is forecast to reach a new high, while world coffee exports are set to increase with Brazil once again accounting for most of the increase. World ... More
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