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UP sugar millers gear up to start crushing

Vishwanath Kulkarni

Even as the UP sugar industry remains in a state of flux, private mills have agreed to ta... »

Rogue Arabian Sea storm may stop short of striking Gujarat coast

Vinson Kurian

Amid reports of heavy overnight rain in southern Tamil Nadu, the Arabian Sea has expected... »

NSEL-FTIL: A Sec 396 first for a private sector merger

Perseverance pays: A file picture of NSEL investors protesting outside the Financial Technologies office in Mumbai in November 2013. - PAUL NORONHA

KR Srivats

The Government’s draft order directing the merger of National Spot Exchange Ltd (NSEL) with F... »

An injustice to FTIL shareholders

Lokeshwarri SK

It is not a Happy Diwali for the shareholders of Financial Technologies (India) Ltd. The stoc... »

Simbhaoli Sugars to fight NGT order

Our Bureau

Simbhaoli Sugars, which was directed by the National Green Tribunal last week to pay ₹5 c... »

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COMMODITY COMMENTARY

Global commodity markets hit by demand slowdown

G Chandrashekhar

Global commodity markets are currently going through a period of turmoil. The tug-of-war betw... »

Commodities

Pepper continues to rule steady

GK Nair

Pepper prices, both spot and futures, ruled steady on matching demand and supply. Activi... »

Agri-biz

Heritage Foods posts lower profit in Q2, revenue up 20%

Our Bureau

Heritage Foods Limited has posted a lower net profit of Rs 4.83 crore for the second quarter end... »

NSEL-FTIL merger: Could lead to another legal battle, say analysts

Our Bureau

The Ministry of Corporate Affairs’ decision to put a draft order on its website proposing the amalgamation of NSEL with FTIL could result in another legal battle delaying relief to investors,... »

Pepper continues to rule steady

GK Nair

Pepper prices, both spot and futures, ruled steady on matching demand and supply. Activities were limited as not much demand from upcountry was forthcoming. All markets there are reportedl... »

Groundnut oil slips on weak buying

Our Correspondent

As festival buying heads towards close, groundnut oil prices declined on poor demand. Cotton oil remained unchanged. Traders said that groundnut oil price constantly increased during last... »

36% tea unsold at Coonoor auctions

PS SUNDAR

The pre-Diwali auction of Coonoor Tea Trade Association saw thin business activities. There were no takes for as much as 36 per cent of the offer resulting in teas worth ₹4.51 crore remaini... »

Study group to look into borer menace in coffee

Our Bureau

Reaching out to the coffee industry stakeholders, Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Monday that issues faced by growers relating to white stem borer menace, transfer of technolog... »

Study group to oversee white stem borer menace in coffee

Tackling threat Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Nirmala
Sitharaman releasing coffee guide buook at an interaction with
stakeholders of the coffee industry in Bangalore on Monday along with
Coffee Board Chairman Javed Akhtar. G R N SOMASHEKAR

Our Bureau

Reaching out to the coffee industry stakeholders, Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Monday that issues faced by growers relating to white stem borer menace, transfer of technology... »

North-East monsoon sets in over south peninsular India

Vinson Kurian

India Met Department has declared that the North-East monsoon has set in over Kerala, Tamil Nadu, and adjoining south Andhra Pradesh and south Karnataka. The declaration came to the acco... »
Commodity Commentary

Poor Canadian crop conditions changing fundamentals in pulses market

Deviating from the earlier optimistic expectations of a repeat of last year’s large crop size, Canadian pulses (mainly field peas and lentils) being harvested currently is under stress with... »

Cotton wilts on higher inflow

Our Correspondent

Cotton prices dropped amidst higher arrival and limited demand. Kapas or raw cotton prices, too, declined marginally as demand from ginning mills has slowed. Gujarat Sankar-... »

Outlook turns bullish for masur, moong

Our Correspondent

Both pulse and pulse seeds witnessed a sluggish trend on slack demand. The rally in masur, continuing for the past one week on higher imports and slack arrival, seems to have ended with a d... »

Higher arrivals pound turmeric

Hudhud causes Rs 500-cr loss to AP poultry sector

Heavy rain forecast for Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry

Kerala to buy rubber at premium from farmers

Minister calls for better focuson agriculture and biotech

With 98% cashew apple going waste, traders look for alternative use

WTO rules against India’s curbs on US chicken leg imports

Industry body seeks viable alternatives on cashew apple utilisation

COMMODITY COMMENTARY

Global commodity markets hit by demand slowdown

G Chandrashekhar

Global commodity markets are currently going through a period of turmoil. The tug-of-war between supply and demand is palpable. Several uncertainties that impacted the market in recent years co... »

Rains dampen copra, coconut oil

V Sajeev Kumar

Heavy rains in Tamil Nadu due to the onset of North-East monsoon affected copra arrivals. This coupled with diminishing local demand affected the coconut oil market in Kerala and Ta... »

Heritage Foods posts lower profit in Q2, revenue up 20%

Our Bureau

Heritage Foods Limited has posted a lower net profit of Rs 4.83 crore for the second quarter ended September 30, 2014 as against Rs 10.15 crore for the corresponding quarter last financial year. <... »

‘To raise milk output, tap indigenous cattle breed’

Our Bureau

There is an urgent need to improve indigenous bovine breeds if milk yields are to rise, Minister of State for Agriculture Sanjeev Balyan said here on Monday. Despite being the largest mil... »

Rubber inches up

Aravindan

RSS 4 improved to ₹125 from ₹124 and ₹123 a kg respectively, according to traders and the Rubber Board. The grade was firm at ₹122 (₹120), according to dealers. The market opened better an... »

Arabian Sea storm may briefly undermine N-E monsoon

Vinson Kurian

The flourish with which the North-East monsoon announced arrival two days ago has seemingly dissipated with the heaviest rain being confined now to the southern parts. The rainfall has b... »

North-East monsoon may set in over next two days, says Met Dept

VINSON KURIAN

Conditions are favourable for the exit of the South-West monsoon from the landmass and commencement of the North-East monsoon over the next two days, an India Met Department outlook said. <... »

Tea output drops 1% during Jan-Aug

PS Sundar

The country’s tea production in the first eight months of the current calendar year has dropped by nearly one per cent compared with the same period a year ago, an analysis of the data availabl... »

Mixed trend in edible oils

Our Correspondent

Spot edible oils market ruled mixed on Friday, tracking thin volatility in domestic futures and rebound in crude palm oil prices in Malaysia. On the Bombay Commodity Exchange, indigenous oi... »

Sugar steady on limited supply

Our Correspondent

Sugar prices on the Vashi wholesale market ruled steady with a minor ₹3-4 a quintal volatility on Friday on eased supply from producers amid need-based demand. Naka and mill tender r... »

FMC empowers comexes to modify contract specifications

Don’t snuff us out, say Karnataka tobacco growers

Tea prices skid at Kochi auction

India’s rice exports may rise 8.5% to 11 mt this year

As vegoils turn cheaper, Sept imports rise 21%

N-E monsoon arrives in Andaman Sea, says Thai Met Dept

Puducherry: 2 kg sugar free for families under PDS for Diwali

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‘Internet growth in India will have a big global impact’

Thomas K Thomas

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s quest for the next billion Internet users has brought... »

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